Department of Engineering

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A new battery design from the IfM could eliminate the need for a separate solar cell and power converter.

Solar batteries without the charger? We’re working on that

20 Oct 2021

Professor Michael De Volder tells us how an experiment led to research on a new low-cost battery design that can be charged directly by light without a separate solar cell or power converter.

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Alex Davies

Taking machine learning to the next level

18 Oct 2021

Alex Davies talks about his time as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and how it has influenced the work he is doing now at DeepMind.

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INSPIRE project to lead a revolution in photonic integrated circuits

13 Oct 2021

The H2020-funded INSPIRE project is leading a revolution in photonic integrated circuits with micro-transfer printing technology and establishment of world-first fabrication platform.

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Christ’s College Engineering Society opens up popular lecture series to all engineers

11 Oct 2021

Engineering students and staff are encouraged to attend the Christ’s College Engineering Society (CCES) Lecture Series during Michaelmas term. 

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Funding awarded to harness the power of machine learning in healthcare and safety-critical applications

07 Oct 2021

PhD student James Allingham has been awarded $40,000 in funding to support his machine learning research project.

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Professor Mark Girolami selected as Chief Scientist of The Alan Turing Institute

06 Oct 2021

Professor Mark Girolami has been announced as The Alan Turing Institute’s first Chief Scientist.

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Ashwin Seshia IEEE Fellow 2021

Ashwin Seshia named 2021 IEEE Fellow

04 Oct 2021

Professor Ashwin A. Seshia has been named an IEEE Fellow for contributions to resonant-based inertial and mode-localised sensors.

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Meet Yaw Ansong Snr – engineer, medical doctor and entrepreneur

30 Sep 2021

From a young age, Yaw Ansong Snr taught himself how to program computers and this sparked his love for engineering. His PhD at Cambridge begins in October focusing on neurotech

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Professor Janet Lees and Dr Jagjit Singh Srai win Student-Led Teaching Awards

Professor Janet Lees and Dr Jagjit Singh Srai win Student-Led Teaching Awards

27 Sep 2021

Congratulations to Professor Janet Lees and Dr Jagjit Singh Srai who won Cambridge University Students’ Union Student-Led Teaching Awards.

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Professors Holger Babinsky, Andrea Ferrari, Rob Miller and Rachel Oliver

Cambridge researchers elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

22 Sep 2021

Four researchers from the University of Cambridge are among the leading figures in the field of engineering and technology elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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