Department of Engineering

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Scale model of a typical Sri Lankan house

Paper on ‘tsunami resistant’ houses wins the Institution of Civil Engineers Bill Curtin prize

06 Jan 2010

A paper by Dr Indrasenan Thusyanthan has won the Bill Curtin prize

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Ben Sheppard receiving his prize from John Carlton

Best Maritime Technology Student

04 Jan 2010

Recent graduate, Ben Sheppard has won a prestigious Science, Engineering and Technology Student of the Year Award.

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Steph Jezewski and Natosha Kilby

Expanding school resources on Carbon Footprinting

17 Dec 2009

Professor Peter Guthrie FREng hosted two Year 11 (16-17 year old) school students for four weeks over the summer.

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Ink drops emerging from a bank of inkjet nozzles

Multi-million pound grant boosts Ink-jet research

16 Dec 2009

Industry could soon be producing complex electronics and hi-tech gadgetry simply by pressing the print button.

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Joan Ko(middle) and Dr Dick Fenner(right) receiving their prize

Adoption of energy efficiency innovations in new UK housing

14 Dec 2009

Dr Dick Fenner and Joan Ko have been awarded the James Watt Medal for 2009.

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GB Pioneers

09 Dec 2009

Mark Sweeney was selected to play for the GB Pioneers student rugby team against Norway in July.

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Athina Markaki

Athina Markaki has been awarded a €1.5 million grant from the European Research Council (ERC)

07 Dec 2009

Athina Markaki from the Mechanics, Materials and Design Division has been awarded a €1.5 million grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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Photograph showing an SOI microhotplate (large circle) with a small micro-heater (12 micron radius)

Cambridge CMOS Sensors Limited: A new spin-out from the Department of Engineering

03 Dec 2009

Gas sensing technology start-up, Cambridge CMOS Sensors Limited (CCMOS), has secured funding from Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds.

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Part of a gas turbine, Industrial Museum Zschornewitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Best turbomachinery paper award

02 Dec 2009

Dr Jonathan Ong and Dr Robert Miller win best paper award.

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Winners of 'Engineer in Society' essay competition

Winners of 'Engineer in Society' essay competition

30 Nov 2009

Prizes have been awarded to four first year engineering students.

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