Department of Engineering

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Hawk-Eye used in tennis

To Centre Court: Paul McIlroy

30 Mar 2009

Engineering graduate Paul McIlroy, has recently returned to the Department of Engineering to study for a PhD in real-time computer vision.

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Dr Alex Webb (left) Dr Jorge Gonçalves

Clockwork plants

25 Mar 2009

How do plants tell the time and the passing of the seasons?

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Michael Crisp and Sabesan Sithamparanathan

The Intelligent Airport

23 Mar 2009

The Intelligent Airport (TINA) project seeks to develop a next generation advanced wired and wireless network.

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The CUER team's new solar-powered racing car design

New British Entry to the World Solar Challenge

18 Mar 2009

Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) has released images of the team's new solar-powered racing car design.

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Keith Guy FRAEng, the chairman of the panel of judges (left) with Dr Hugh Hunt

Hugh Hunt receives ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award

16 Mar 2009

Congratulations to Dr Hugh Hunt who has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering ExxonMobil Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Tokyo tower from Rainbow Bridge

EDC graduates participated in the 48-Hour Inclusive Design Challenge in Tokyo

04 Mar 2009

Five research students and Lecturer Nathan Crilly from the Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) took part in the 48-Hour Inclusive Design Challenge in Tokyo

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61159 running light engine near Potters Bar 15 Sept 1962

Father of modern tunnelling Sir Alan Muir Wood dies at 87

02 Mar 2009

Sir Alan worked on many of the 20th century's great tunnelling projects, including the Channel Tunnel and the Jubilee Line Extension.

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Dynamic interaction of the driver and vehicle will be the subject of several presentations at the seminar

Vehicle Dynamics and Control Seminar 2009

27 Feb 2009

A one-day seminar to explore recent developments in the design and analysis of vehicle dynamic behaviour will be held at the Department of Engineering.

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Joint runner-up Chris Lonergan

New Civil Engineer Graduate Awards

25 Feb 2009

A last minute surprise awaited winners of the New Civil Engineer (NCE) Graduate Awards when prize money was increased by 50% in recognition of their exceptional talent.

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The Bridge of Sighs by eviltomthai

Celebrate the Engineering and History of the Bridges of the River Cam

20 Feb 2009

Cambridge University Engineering Department invites you to celebrate the world famous bridges of the river Cam and the progress in Engineering over the last 800 years.

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