Department of Engineering

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Professor Norman Fleck receives his Honorary Degree

Honorary Degree for Professor Norman Fleck

06 May 2014

Professor Norman Fleck from the Department of Engineering was honoured at a special ceremony at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).

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Small is beautiful: Why ultra precision manufacturing is such a big deal

29 Apr 2014

Are you happy with your smartphone? Bill O’Neill, Professor of Laser Engineering and Director of the Institute for Manufacturing’s Centre for Industrial Photonics isn’t.

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A Musical Engineer? An Engineering Musician?

28 Apr 2014

While many people believe that engineers tend to be sporty rather than artistic, to me, engineering and music are complementary disciplines.

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Imagining a world with wind turbines in every neighbourhood

23 Apr 2014

When Professor Richard McMahon closes his eyes, he sees a future powered by the wind. He envisions a day when wind turbines are as common as trees in the courtyards at Cambridge.

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3D printing: The shape of things to come?

10 Apr 2014

Dr Simon Ford, from the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management, explains why we need to take a clear-eyed view of this much hyped technology if it is to realise its potential.

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Alumnus Ben Whitaker Co-Founder of Masabi - mobile ticketing technology

07 Apr 2014

First Capital Connect have recently launched a new queue-busting mobile ticketing app, allowing passengers to use their mobile phone or tablet as a train ticket for trips to Cambridge.

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Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald

04 Apr 2014

It is with great sadness that we report that Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald has died.

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 The first Robogals Cambridge event

Robogals

02 Apr 2014

Robogals Cambridge held their first outreach robotics workshop at the Department of Engineering.

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Carbon nanotubes find real world applications

31 Mar 2014

No one disputes that carbon nanotubes have the potential to be a wonder technology.

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US honour for Professor Dame Ann Dowling

25 Mar 2014

Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Head of the Department of Engineering, has been honoured by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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