Department of Engineering

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The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle

Students win the Award for Innovation in Systems Engineering at Autonomous Underwater Vehicle competition

15 Oct 2008

In July the University of Cambridge Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (CAUV) team won the Award for Innovation in Systems Engineering.

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Engineering for a low-carbon future seminar series

12 Oct 2008

Another low-carbon future seminar series is set to be held during the coming Michaelmas term

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'Engineer in Society' essay winners 2008

Prizes awarded for best essays submitted for IA 'Engineer in Society' module

08 Oct 2008

Four essays stand out from a pool over over 300.

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New international nanomaterials research programme launched

06 Oct 2008

As part of a unique collaborative agreement, the Japanese government has located a new research satellite at the Department of Engineering's Nanoscience Centre.

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Microsoft Research

Talk by Andrew Blake Honorary Professor in Information Engineering

01 Oct 2008

The event is free and open to the public, to attend please register by sending an email to Janet Milne:

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Planes ready for take-off in fraction of the time

28 Sep 2008

A new project which could help slash airport delays by reducing snarl-ups in the chain of operations that prepare an aircraft for its next flight is being launched by Cambridge University.

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A hand signal pauses the new TV

Control your TV simply by waving your arm

25 Sep 2008

Consumers will soon be able to control their TV screens or home entertainment systems simply by waving their hand

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From left: Dr Dick Fenner, Olivia Thorne, Gavin McFarland

Dr Dick Fenner and two former students win RA Carr Prize from Institution of Civil Engineers

22 Sep 2008

The award was granted following the success of their paper entitled “A case-based reasoning approach for managing sewerage assets”.

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Dr Julian Allwood

Dr Julian Allwood awarded EPSRC Leadership Fellowship

15 Sep 2008

Dr Julian Allwood has been awarded an EPSRC Leadership Fellowship for his work to reduce global carbon emissions.

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Tabassum Jafri, PhD student and Dr Melinda Lyons

Medical jargon 'may harm patients'

08 Sep 2008

Much of the Latin and Greek medical jargon that makes up the exclusive language of doctors should be abandoned because it could be harming patients.

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