Department of Engineering

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Designs on life

25 Jan 2006

James Brown and Chris Field are part of a team from the University of Cambridge that took part in the first international Intercollegiate Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition.

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Sending email at the blink of an eye

18 Jan 2006

A new invention could change the lives of millions of disabled people by allowing them to control a computer by raising an eyebrow.

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Micro-engines

11 Jan 2006

The Department of Engineering is taking part in a programme for research on millimetre scale internal combustion engines.

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A new liver tissue probe to help save lives

05 Jan 2006

Members of the Department of Engineering secure funding to develop a probe that can be used to determine the quality of human livers prior to organ transplant.

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Liquid Crystal Lasers the size of a human hair

12 Dec 2005

The University has been awarded ~£2.4M under the Basic Technology Research Initiative for the development of microscopic lasers.

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'Whittle - the Jet Pioneer' documentary on the History Channel

07 Dec 2005

Sir Frank Whittle (1907-1996), known as the inventor of the jet engine, is featured in a documentary entitled 'Whittle – the Jet Pioneer'.

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Pipeline and BOTDR positions at Chingford

Smart infrastructure taking the strain

07 Dec 2005

One of the challenges facing engineers in the 21st century is the maintenance, upgrading and safe operation of ageing infrastructure.

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The Puppet Master: How the brain controls the body

05 Dec 2005

This year's Francis Crick Lecture will be given by Professor Daniel Wolpert from the Department of Engineering.

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Space saving approach to satellite communications

30 Nov 2005

Ken Teo and his team here in the Department of Engineering have come up with a much more efficient and compact way to send signals from satellites.

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Neill Campbell Siemens Medal winner 2005

16 Nov 2005

Neill Campbell of Gonville & Caius college, a final year student in the Department, received a Siemens medal from Alan Wood, Chief Executive of Siemens plc.

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