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Cambridge engineers reveal what it takes to be an inventor

22 Nov 2019

Cambridge engineers whose inventions have had a lasting impact on society have featured in a new book titled The Life Scientific: Inventors.

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Shedding light on a nanomaterial that is both twisted and not at the same time. Credit Ventsislav Valev and Alex Murphy.

Scientists bring to light the secrets of a nanomaterial that is both twisted and untwisted at the same time.

20 Nov 2019

A new nanomaterial could solve a conundrum faced by scientists probing some of the most promising types of future pharmaceuticals.

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The customisable dashboard of a car using the LESA technology.

World-first structural electronics research for in-car electronics

19 Nov 2019

Pioneering structural electronics research led by Cambridge PhD student Ashutosh Tomar has been unveiled as a world-first for next-generation in-car personalisation.

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New method for generating equations from sensor data wins award

14 Nov 2019

Research into a new automated method for obtaining analytic models from sensor data, has won a Best Paper Award at the 2019 Embedded Systems Week.

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Dr Proctor on stage accepting third prize.

Business idea for novel implant to manage chronic pain wins investment

12 Nov 2019

Research Associate Dr Christopher Proctor has won investment for a business plan which involves developing innovative technology for drug-free pain management.

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PhD student David Burt has won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning

07 Nov 2019

PhD student David Burt has won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning 2019.

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HRH listens to a presentation by academics and researchers

HRH The Duke of York visits the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing

06 Nov 2019

The Department of Engineering welcomed His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, when he visited the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

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The CUER team celebrating at the finish line.

Cambridge University Eco Racing to inspire the next generation of engineers

04 Nov 2019

An undergraduate team behind Helia – one of the world’s most energy-efficient cars – aims to inspire the next generation of engineers when they take the electric car on tour next summer.

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Data Centric Engineering International Workshop

31 Oct 2019

World-leading researchers and practitioners in all aspects of Data Centric Engineering will convene at an International workshop from 9-12 December 2019

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View from the stage of the 88 mechanisms connecting with the piano keys

Department apprentices’ hands-on role in record-breaking performance

30 Oct 2019

Each year, the Department of Engineering offers a number of apprenticeships for people keen to pursue a career in the field. 

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