Department of Engineering

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Latest news

Year 12 Engineering Masterclass

15 Apr 2011

On Saturday 14 May the Department of Engineering and Cambridge Admissions Office are running an Engineering Masterclass for academically able Year 12 students from any school/college.

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Cambridge University Solar Car Team launches national design competition for school pupils

11 Apr 2011

To celebrate their new solar car design, Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) are launching a national competition, for school pupils aged from 6 to 14, to design a car for the future.

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Providing clean, safe water

Safe water solutions

06 Apr 2011

Research at the Department is helping to clean up water in regions around the world.

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Vehicle Dynamics and Control Seminar 2011

05 Apr 2011

A one-day seminar to explore recent developments in the design and analysis of road vehicle dynamic behaviour is being organised by Dr David Cole.

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The incredible shrinking circuit

28 Mar 2011

A technique developed by researchers at Engineering could lead to chips which can support electrical current densities five times greater than the current technology.

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Dr Mark Gales

Dr Mark Gales elected IEEE Fellow

21 Mar 2011

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has announced that Dr Mark Gales has received IEEE Fellow status.

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Engineering for Sustainable Development MPhil students

Former students raise funds for current students' research

16 Mar 2011

Last summer, 6 Engineering for Sustainable Development (ESD) MPhil received funding assistance donated by former students of the course.

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Alumni James Strachan and James Hyde at their fulfilment house 'Six'

Six - A fulfilment system to achieve world-leading accuracy

09 Mar 2011

James Strachan and James Hyde, engineering graduates, tell the story of how they came to start up an order fulfilment service.

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Tanya de Hoog

Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Teaching Fellow appointed to the Interdisciplinary Design for the Built Environment (IDBE) masters course

27 Feb 2011

The IDBE team is delighted to announce that the Royal Academy of Engineering has appointed structural engineer Tanya de Hoog as a Visiting Teaching Fellow to the University of Cambridge.

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Paul Fidler, Dr Campbell Middleton and Professor Kenichi Soga with their Telford Medals

Academics awarded the Telford Gold Medal for their paper "Wireless sensor networks: creating 'smart infrastructure'"

24 Feb 2011

Congratulations to Professor Kenichi Soga, Dr. Campbell Middleton and Paul Fidler.

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