12 Jun 2001
Professor Mark Welland has been appointed Director of a new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (IRC) in Nanotechnology.
Work carried out by a fourth year undergraduate, Lucy Porter, under the supervision of Design Engineer, Samuel Lesley, has led to a new design of manual wheelchair for people with hemiplegia.
25 Apr 2001
Quite by chance, researchers in the Departments Laboratory for Nanoscale Science have discovered a process which has rendered fellow researchers in the field speechless.
11 Apr 2001
A group of researchers were the first to publish results that show that a newly discovered superconducting compound, MgB2, has considerable potential for fabrication.
26 Mar 2001
A new challenge for inventors was issued last year for the first ever Techno Games, a sort of 'Robot Olympics'.
14 Feb 2001
Pioneering work in semiconductor technology in the Department of Engineering has led Professor Gehan Amaratunga and Dr Florin Udrea to set up a spin-off company, Cambridge Semiconductor.
24 Jan 2001
Professor Ian Liddell, known to the world as the designer, with Buro Happold, of the Millennium Dome, has been a visiting professor to the Department since 1999.
11 Jan 2001
Peter Guthrie has been appointed as the new 'Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development' funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
05 Jan 2001
The Arthur Shercliff Memorial Trust which was established to promote technical visits abroad by undergraduates and graduate students, offers two scholarships, valued at £900 each.
19 Dec 2000
The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.