Department of Engineering

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Solid Mechanics

First Hibbitt Lecturer, Dr Garth Wells is appointed

16 Feb 2008

Cambridge engineering graduate David Hibbitt founded the engineering software company ABAQUS, Inc.

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Cambridge University groups join forces to help budding entrepreneurs

07 Feb 2008

Sixteen Cambridge University groups are working together to improve support for would-be entrepreneurs.

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A cloud forms as this F/A-18 Hornet aircraft speeds up to supersonic speed

Professor Austyn Mair, CBE: 1917 - 2008

30 Jan 2008

Professor Austyn Mair, CBE, the former Head of the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge who carried out pioneering work on supersonic aircraft designs, has died aged 90.

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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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