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Student’s paper on the design of a world-first ice structure wins award

24 Aug 2020

Student Cam Millar has won the Institution of Structural Engineers’ Guthrie Brown Award for a paper titled Design of the world’s first sprayed-net, hyperboloid, lattice ice structure

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The OVSI team

Cambridge engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service

17 Aug 2020

Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President’s Special Award for Pandemic Service.

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Dr Ravi Solanki and Raymond Siems, volunteers for the charity HEROES

Volunteers' tech skills help launch and operate new charity dedicated to NHS workers

17 Aug 2020

From Captain Tom Moore’s garden walk to a new charity called HEROES, some incredible endeavours have been established amid the pandemic in support of the NHS.

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Sensor inspired by acoustic properties of spider silk unveiled by Cambridge bioengineers

12 Aug 2020

A bio-inspired acoustic sensor that ‘feels’ its environment in a similar way to how a spider feels acoustic vibrations in its web, can successfully convert sound into power.

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Electric roads will help cut UK road freight emissions, report says

11 Aug 2020

Electrification of 7,500km of the UK’s major road network would enable most lorries to be powered by overhead charging cables, resulting in dramatically reduced carbon emissions.

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Department spin-out company leads €10.3 million project to help shape the future of power electronics

10 Aug 2020

Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD) will lead a €10.3 million project dedicated to the design and development of the most energy-efficient next-generation Gallium nitride (GaN) power modules.

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Professors among the 2020 Royal Society medal and award winners

04 Aug 2020

Professor Daniel Wolpert and Professor Zoubin Ghahramani have been announced the winners of two separate awards by the Royal Society.

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£1.2 million awarded to establish Policy Evidence Unit for University Commercialisation and Innovation

04 Aug 2020

A grant from Research England will support a new Policy Evidence Unit for University Commercialisation and Innovation (UCI), based at Cambridge’s Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

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Dr. Barnali Ghosh

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor - Dr Barnali Ghosh

30 Jul 2020

Alumna Dr Barnali Ghosh, Technical Director at Mott MacDonald has been named a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) Visiting Professor at the Department of Engineering.

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Nuclear energy PhD researcher awarded an IET scholarship

29 Jul 2020

PhD student Una Davies has been awarded a prestigious scholarship of £2,500 from the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) in recognition of outstanding research in nuclear energy.

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