Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news


New CMI project

11 Jan 2003

A three year research project has just been started in the Department supported by the CMI (Cambridge-MIT Institute).

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New Year's Honour

08 Jan 2003

Many congratulations to Professor Mike Gregory, Head of the Institute of Manufacturing, who was awarded a CBE for services to industry and business in the New Year's Honours list for 2002.

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Award for Innovation

22 Dec 2002

Dr Janet Lees, Lecturer in Structural Engineering, has been awarded a Brian Mercer Postdoctoral Awardfor Innovation from the Royal Society.

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Intelligent solutions

20 Dec 2002

A new 'Centre for Distributed Automation and Control 'was recently launched at the Engineering Department's Institute for Manufacturing in Mill Lane.

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Back to School

15 Dec 2002

The Department of Engineering is opening its doors to school science teachers over the weekend of 13th to 15th of December.

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IEE 'Best project' prize

12 Dec 2002

Congratulations to Victoria Cuthbert for winning the IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers) Manufacturing Project Prize for 2002.

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Cecil's hydrogen engine

27 Nov 2002

Although many people might assume that the invention of a hydrogen engine is relatively new, The Reverend W. Cecil wrote a paper in 1820 describing the workings of such an engine.

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Engineers Without Borders

20 Nov 2002

Two engineering students Claire Grisaffi and Henry Travers, both from King's College, have recently returned from a solar power project in Pondicherry in South India.

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Awards for Language students

17 Nov 2002

For the second consecutive year, important scholarships have been granted to students from the Engineering Department's language unit.

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Best scientific programme, 2002

14 Nov 2002

The TV show: "Why did the Millennium Bridge Wobble" by Screenhouse Productions has been awarded the VEGA prize for the best in scientific broadcasting, for 2002.

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