Department of Engineering

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Structural engineer’s outstanding talent recognised with IStructE Award

18 Sep 2018

Alumnus Daniel Dowek (King’s College, 2011) has been named Young Structural Engineering Professional of the Year.

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Low-cost AI heart monitor developed by Cambridge start-up

12 Sep 2018

A Cambridge start-up has developed a low-cost next-generation wearable heart and cardiovascular function monitor which uses AI to diagnose heart rhythm and respiratory problems in real time.

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Cambridge spin-out company wins award and industry mentoring

11 Sep 2018

Cambridge start-up HexagonFab, a spin-out from the Department of Engineering, has been announced as a winner of the Merck Displaying Futures Award.

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Green arrow points to the implant in the hippocampus of a mouse brain  Credit: Christopher Proctor

Electronic device implanted in the brain could stop seizures

06 Sep 2018

Researchers have successfully demonstrated how an electronic device implanted directly into the brain can detect, stop and even prevent epileptic seizures. 

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Virtual reality bridge inspection software wins first prize

30 Aug 2018

Two Cambridge PhD candidates have won first prize in an international civil engineering and construction management competition.

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Manufacturing still matters: five reasons why the IMF is wrong

29 Aug 2018

Dr Jostein Hauge, Research Associate in Economic Policy Analysis of Industrial Value Networks, writes for The Conversation.

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University of Cambridge spin-out, Sorex Sensors, raises £1.2m

28 Aug 2018

A Cambridge University spin-out developing tiny but powerful sensors has secured £1.2m in seed funding.

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Alumni stories: Meet Major Angela Laycock from the Royal Engineers

23 Aug 2018

Major Angela Laycock (Emmanuel, 2001) has spent her career in The British Army working on tasks ranging from building infrastructure to searching for improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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Cambridge University Engineers’ Association event and AGM

22 Aug 2018

Students, staff and alumni are invited to attend an afternoon of Department tours and site visits, lectures and discussions, ahead of the Cambridge University Engineers’ Association AGM.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards 2018

20 Aug 2018

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Awards for his team's Department spin-out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors.

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