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Engineering for a low carbon future: a cross-divisional seminar series

28 Jan 2008

ELCF forthcoming seminars - Lent term 2008.

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A three dimensional 'slice' through a four-dimensional fractal as generated by Rich's ray tracer.

Graphics chips rev up research results

21 Jan 2008

Every serious PC gamer knows what a difference a good graphics card can make to the fun they have.

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6th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development 2008

14 Jan 2008

The Department's Centre for Sustainable Development hosts an Annual Lecture Series.

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Heavy machinery at the Robin Hood Bay landfill

Cambridge launches project SMiRT

07 Jan 2008

The Environment Agency has estimated that 300,000 hectares of land at over 325,000 sites in England and Wales are contaminated with a variety of pollutants.

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Feiyang Liu

Feiyang Liu wins Superior Student Paper Award

17 Dec 2007

Feiyang Liu, a PhD student in the Micromechanics Centre of the Department, has won the Superior Student Paper Award in the 26th Annual Conference of the Tire Society held in Akron, Ohio, USA.

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Professor Charles Ainger, Dr Heather Cruickshank, President of ICE, Quentin Leiper, Dr Dick Fenner, Professor Peter Guthrie

Members of the Department win George Stephenson Gold Medal

10 Dec 2007

The medal was awarded for the second best paper overall in the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers for 2006.

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CUEA Annual Conference: Engineering - building a better world

03 Dec 2007

The Cambridge University Engineering Association conference was held as part of the recent annual Alumni weekend.

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Alumnus shares Nobel Peace Prize for 2007

26 Nov 2007

Professor Mohan Munasinghe an alumnus from the Department, shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC colleagues and Al Gore.

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European Materials Research Society Graduate Student Award

19 Nov 2007

Vittorio Scardaci and Simone Pisana have been awarded the European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Graduate Student Award for their work on nanotube photonics and electronics.

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Jan Maciejowski's book receives the 2007 best textbook award

14 Nov 2007

The Japanese edition of Jan Maciejowski's book "Predictive Control with Constraints" has been awarded the 2007 Best Textbook award by the Japanese Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.

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