Department of Engineering

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Factories that forage

01 Jun 2017

Professor Steve Evans will talk about sustainable industrial initiatives such as factories that create new products from waste at this year's Hay Festival.

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Robots and carbon targets may signal the end of globalisation

31 May 2017

New book suggests there is early evidence of a coming U-turn in the globalisation of manufacturing – and that the story we are told about the direction of the global economy is wrong.

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Lecturer’s research leads to Fellowships and prestigious leadership role

30 May 2017

A Department lecturer has been elected a Fellow of both the IEEE and the OSA in recognition of his research in the field of optical fibre communication.

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Melting ice in the Arctic

Refreezing the Arctic

25 May 2017

Dr Hugh Hunt will say geoengineering may be necessary to tackle climate change and refreeze the Arctic in a talk for the Cambridge Series at the Hay Festival.

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Cambridge graphene-related research on show at Mobile World Congress 2017

24 May 2017

The Cambridge Graphene Centre presented industrial-focused research from the Graphene Flagship alongside fellow experts in the field.

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Applications of distributed fibre optic sensing for monitoring civil infrastructure

23 May 2017

The Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) has been developing distributed fibre optic sensors (DFOS) for a range of civil infrastructure monitoring applications. 

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Body works

18 May 2017

Reader in Bioengineering and Homerton Fellow, Dr Michelle Oyen, explains why she has dedicated her working life to investigating why pregnancies go wrong.

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New role for Cambridge AI and machine learning expert

17 May 2017

Professor of Information Engineering Zoubin Ghahramani has been appointed as Chief Scientist at Uber.

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Cambridge academics to showcase research excellence at Hay Festival

15 May 2017

Academics from the Department of Engineering will take part in the Cambridge Series at the prestigious Hay Festival to speak on subjects including climate change and technology.

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Cambridge academics to share latest research at Pint of Science festival

10 May 2017

Academics from the Department of Engineering will discuss their research findings in pubs across Cambridge next week as part of the popular Pint of Science festival.

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