Department of Engineering

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Institute for Manufacturing adds expertise to new initiative to improve UK productivity

07 Sep 2020

The University is to be a key partner in a new national effort to boost British productivity, bringing together expertise to tackle questions of job creation, sustainability and wellbeing.

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PhD research at the forefront of technology recognised with award

01 Sep 2020

PhD student Siddharth Swaroop has been announced a recipient of the 2020 Microsoft Research EMEA PhD Award, helping to support his final year of research.

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Join our Virtual Open Days on 17-18 September 2020

28 Aug 2020

The Department of Engineering will host Virtual Open Days on 17-18 September 2020 aimed at prospective applicants in Year 13 (or equivalent), in conjunction with the Cambridge Open Days.

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Improved MRI scans could aid in development of arthritis treatments

26 Aug 2020

An algorithm that analyses MRI images and automatically detects small changes in knee joints over time could be used in the development of new treatments for arthritis.

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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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