Department of Engineering

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Cambridge engineers develop ‘intelligent’ system to prevent bridge strikes by tall trucks

05 Dec 2017

Bridge strikes by over-height vehicles could be made a thing of the past thanks to a new cost-effective detection system developed by Cambridge researchers.

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Johannes Theron F1 aero internship

Undergraduate Johannes Theron has won a prestigious Renault F1 internship

04 Dec 2017

Undergraduate Johannes Theron has won a prestigious Renault F1 internship.

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Government announces new Centre for Digital Built Britain at Cambridge

30 Nov 2017

The Government has announced £5.4 million in funding to enable the launch of a centre of excellence in Cambridge to champion the digital revolution in the built environment.

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Roberto Cipolla (left)

Professor Roberto Cipolla wins the Everingham prize

29 Nov 2017

The 2017 Everingham Prize was awarded to Roberto Cipolla for the inception and continued directorship  of the International Computer Vision Summer Schools from 2007-2017

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Sakthy Selvakumaran receives IET Achievement Award 2017

27 Nov 2017

Sakthy Selvakumaran is one of 5 Postgraduate scholarship winners at the IET Achievement Awards 2017.

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President’s Prize for best oral presentations at the Medical Physics and Engineering Conference

22 Nov 2017

The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine President’s Prize for best oral presentation has been awarded jointly to alumna Cara Cooper and PhD student Matt Smith.

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Cambridge collaborates on device to accelerate drug discovery for kidney diseases

21 Nov 2017

Researchers from the Department of Engineering are collaborating with industry and academia to develop a device to improve the testing of kidney disease drugs.

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The beauty of engineering

20 Nov 2017

Creative images and video spanning tissue engineering, aircraft engines and nanotechnology have won prizes in the Department’s 2017 ZEISS Photography Competition.

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Industrial sustainability: paradox or paradigm?

17 Nov 2017

Two factories make identical chocolate bars using identical machines. Why does one use 500% more energy than the other?

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Postdocs’ business ideas win investment

16 Nov 2017

Two engineering postdocs have won top prizes in recognition of their business ideas which were pitched at the annual Postdoc Business Plan Competition.

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