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Meet the new astronauts who hail from Cambridge

16 Jan 2020

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons and Gates Cambridge Scholar Kayla Barron have become fully fledged astronauts.

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Digital Twins: The Next Phase of the AI Revolution?

15 Jan 2020

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, reflects on the history of Digital Twins and their transformative potential for our future lives.

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Winners of the Department’s Photography Competition unveiled

13 Jan 2020

Imagery and video capturing 3D-patterned electrospun fibres and the real-time application of deep learning to a ‘dancing man’ are among our 2019 Photography Competition winners

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Green-sky thinking for propulsion and power

08 Jan 2020

A rapid way of turning ideas into new technologies in the aviation and power industries has been developed at Cambridge’s Whittle Laboratory. 

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Professor Andy Neely awarded an OBE 

06 Jan 2020

Professor Andy Neely, FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations at the University, has received an OBE for services to Research and to University/Industry Collaboration

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Ying with her trophy

Alumna Ying Wan Loh is the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year

19 Dec 2019

Alumna Ying Wan Loh has been announced Young Woman Engineer of the Year by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

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Smog-eating graphene composite reduces atmospheric pollution

18 Dec 2019

An international group of scientists have developed a graphene composite that can ‘eat’ common atmospheric pollutants, and could be used as a coating on pavements or buildings.

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Dr James Taylor’s advances in jet engine technology honoured with award

16 Dec 2019

Dr James Taylor, Rolls-Royce Compressor Research Fellow at the Department’s Whittle Laboratory, has been awarded a medal for two significant breakthroughs in jet engine compressor technology.

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Alumni James Strachan and James Hyde

Engineering graduates' business ranked among the fastest growing in Europe

12 Dec 2019

We last caught up with alumni James Hyde and James Strachan in 2011 when their fulfilment business was less than a year old. Today it’s one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe

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Zero Carbon Hackathon encourages students to rethink material use in construction

11 Dec 2019

Cambridge PhD students joined their peers from 10 European countries to participate in a ‘Zero Carbon Hackathon’ set up to find ways to tackle carbon emissions from cement manufacture.

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