Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news


Sofa, so good

16 Jan 2004

Cambridge University's Institute for Manufacturing is working with Sofa & Co to help them meet the challenges of a 50% increase in demand following the opening of its new retail outlets.

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IfM celebrates five years of growth

14 Jan 2004

Cambridge University 's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) welcomed over sixty guests to an evening reception to celebrate five years of growth.

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Outreach Officer for Engineering

12 Jan 2004

Dr Joy Warde has recently been appointed as Outreach Officer for the Department of Engineering.

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New Head of Industrial Liaison for EDC

07 Jan 2004

Dr Terry Dickerson has recently been appointed Industrial Liaison Manager for the Cambridge Engineering Design Centre (EDC).

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Topping Out – a new industrial education facility

28 Dec 2003

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Wolfson College held a topping out ceremony for a purpose-designed facility to allow Wolfson and the IfM to expand their educational programmes.

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Solar sail for Christmas Lectures

22 Dec 2003

Roger Denston and Peter Knott, both technicians in the Structures Group, will be helping out at the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures this year.

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SAMIA event

18 Dec 2003

A blue plaque placed in honour of Sir Frank Whittle, will be unveiled at the main entrance to The Department of Engineering at 14.00 on Tuesday 13 January, 2004.

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Diamond power

10 Dec 2003

A grant has been awarded to a consortium to develop diamond manufactured by CVD (Chemical Vapour Deposition) for novel power electronic components.

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IEE Project Prize

08 Dec 2003

Aled Laugharne, who graduated in June, has just been awarded the IEE Manufacturing/IBM MEng Project Prize for 2003.

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Leverhulme Prize Winners

28 Nov 2003

Dr Vikram Deshpande and Dr Florin Udrea have each been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in recognition of their research achievements.

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