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Revealed: The winning entries of the Department’s 2020-21 ZEISS Photography Competition

22 Jun 2022

Striking imagery and video that encourages you to look at engineering through an artistic lens has won its creators prizes in the Department’s 2020-21 ZEISS Photography Competition.

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Sir Alistair MacFarlane

Professor Sir Alistair MacFarlane CBE FRS FREng FRSE 1931-2021

20 Jun 2022

Sir Alistair MacFarlane died on 2 November 2021. He was Professor of Engineering at Cambridge from 1974-89.

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Cambridge robotics research on show at Robot Lab Live 2022

16 Jun 2022

The Department’s Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab (BIRL) will showcase their edible, conductive and biodegradable hydrogel material for use in soft robotics as part of Robot Lab Live 2022.

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Augmented reality head-up displays – navigating the next-gen driving experience

13 Jun 2022

More human-centred studies are needed to assess the impact of augmented reality (AR) head-up displays on the driver while operating a vehicle on public roads, say Cambridge researchers.

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Cambridge engineers awarded European Research Council funding

09 Jun 2022

Professors Vikram Deshpande and Rodolphe Sepulchre are among nine Cambridge researchers who have won Advanced Grants awarded by the European Research Council (ERC).

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Opinion: Any plans to dim the Sun and cool the Earth must be led by those most affected by climate change

08 Jun 2022

Dr Shaun Fitzgerald and Elil Hoole discuss the potential pros and cons of two possible approaches that could partially shield some of the Earth from incoming solar radiation.

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Professor Stephen Young (left) and Dr Adrian Weller

Queen's Birthday Honours 2022

06 Jun 2022

Professor Stephen Young and Dr Adrian Weller are among the Cambridge academics recognised.

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Umang Bhatt​

PhD student Umang Bhatt has been awarded a J.P. Morgan AI PhD Fellowship

01 Jun 2022

PhD student Umang Bhatt has been awarded a J.P. Morgan AI PhD Fellowship, a competitive award given to outstanding PhD students whose research shows great promise.

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Engineering better in-car experience

30 May 2022

Lee Skrypchuk, Senior Technical Specialist in Human Machine Interface at Jaguar Land Rover is collaborating with Prof John Clarkson on enhancing in-vehicle experience for future mobility.

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Cambridge spin-out BKwai secures £2.2m in seed funding

26 May 2022

BKwai, a Department spin-out has received £2.2m in seed funding in a round led by Cambridge Enterprise and Octopus Ventures, with participation from Deeptech Labs.

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