Department of Engineering

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Engineering Connections: Machines that make sense

30 Oct 2006

The Department is opening its doors on 29 November 2006 to showcase the world-leading research of its Information Engineering Division.

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Biomechanics of the carotid artery

25 Oct 2006

Dr Michael Sutcliffe and colleagues are studying the material, known as plaque, which is deposited on the walls of arteries that causes Atherosclerosis.

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Extending active living through more effective design

18 Oct 2006

The Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) has recently been awarded a major grant for a project on inclusive design titled "Extending active living through more effective design".

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Professor Zoubin Ghahramani in front of a graph visualising how people search for information on MSN.

Pushing the boundaries of search

09 Oct 2006

Zoubin Ghahramani, Professor of Information Engineering is one of 12 winners of a Microsoft Live Labs research award.

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A move towards understanding

04 Oct 2006

The Department's Professor Daniel Wolpert has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Programme Grant to study the computations the brain performs when controlling our movements.

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Project Nova takes to the skies

27 Sep 2006

A group of ambitious students from the Department have set themselves a sky-high goal – to launch a rocket into space for under £1000.

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What price alternative power sources?

20 Sep 2006

Dr William (Bill) Nuttall joined a broadcast discussion on the BBC Radio 4 programme 'The World Tonight' on 14th September.

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Professor Guthrie is nominated for The Telegraph business personality of the year

13 Sep 2006

Peter Guthrie, Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development has been nominated for The Telegraph Business Personality of the year.

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A mocked-up flexible display supported on one of Keith's morphing structures

Roll-up laptop screens for truly portable computing

11 Sep 2006

Dr Keith Seffen, a lecturer in the Structures Group, has developed a range of unique solid structures that can change shape.

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What is engineering all about? An undergraduate's view of her first year at Cambridge

30 Aug 2006

One of our first year students, Charlotte Kershaw, is a runner-up in this year's Engineering Subject Centre Student Award.

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