Department of Engineering

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Designing our Tomorrow: Resources to inspire the next generation of engineers

08 May 2014

New resources designed to inspire the next generation of engineers by bringing authentic engineering challenges into the classroom have been launched today by the University of Cambridge.

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Backing Britain: The James Dyson Foundation donates £8m to University of Cambridge to fuel invention powerhouse.

07 May 2014

The James Dyson Foundation has donated £8m to create a technology hub, providing the University of Cambridge’s brightest engineers with some of the world’s most advanced engineering labs.

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Professor Norman Fleck receives his Honorary Degree

Honorary Degree for Professor Norman Fleck

06 May 2014

Professor Norman Fleck from the Department of Engineering was honoured at a special ceremony at the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e).

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Small is beautiful: Why ultra precision manufacturing is such a big deal

29 Apr 2014

Are you happy with your smartphone? Bill O’Neill, Professor of Laser Engineering and Director of the Institute for Manufacturing’s Centre for Industrial Photonics isn’t.

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A Musical Engineer? An Engineering Musician?

28 Apr 2014

While many people believe that engineers tend to be sporty rather than artistic, to me, engineering and music are complementary disciplines.

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Imagining a world with wind turbines in every neighbourhood

23 Apr 2014

When Professor Richard McMahon closes his eyes, he sees a future powered by the wind. He envisions a day when wind turbines are as common as trees in the courtyards at Cambridge.

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3D printing: The shape of things to come?

10 Apr 2014

Dr Simon Ford, from the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management, explains why we need to take a clear-eyed view of this much hyped technology if it is to realise its potential.

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Alumnus Ben Whitaker Co-Founder of Masabi - mobile ticketing technology

07 Apr 2014

First Capital Connect have recently launched a new queue-busting mobile ticketing app, allowing passengers to use their mobile phone or tablet as a train ticket for trips to Cambridge.

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Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald

04 Apr 2014

It is with great sadness that we report that Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald has died.

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 The first Robogals Cambridge event


02 Apr 2014

Robogals Cambridge held their first outreach robotics workshop at the Department of Engineering.

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