Department of Engineering

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Professor receives prestigious award

26 Sep 2018

Professor Dame Ann Dowling has received the Engineering Professors’ Council’s (EPC) most prestigious award – the President’s Prize.

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Robin Langley Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Head of Division of Mechanics, Materials and Design

Royal Academy of Engineering announces 2018 Fellows

26 Sep 2018

Three Cambridge researchers are among the new Fellows announced by the Royal Academy of Engineering, in recognition of their outstanding contributions. 

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Introducing the lettuce peeling robot

24 Sep 2018

Cambridge researchers have developed what is believed to be the first robotic lettuce leaf peeling system of its kind. 

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The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago – here’s how they made a bomb bounce

20 Sep 2018

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the complex science behind the ‘bouncing bombs’.

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Top honour for emeritus professor

19 Sep 2018

Emeritus Professor of Electromagnetism, Archie Campbell, has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

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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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Heartsense monitor

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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