07 Jan 2008
The Environment Agency has estimated that 300,000 hectares of land at over 325,000 sites in England and Wales are contaminated with a variety of pollutants.
17 Dec 2007
Feiyang Liu, a PhD student in the Micromechanics Centre of the Department, has won the Superior Student Paper Award in the 26th Annual Conference of the Tire Society held in Akron, Ohio, USA.
10 Dec 2007
The medal was awarded for the second best paper overall in the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers for 2006.
03 Dec 2007
The Cambridge University Engineering Association conference was held as part of the recent annual Alumni weekend.
26 Nov 2007
Professor Mohan Munasinghe an alumnus from the Department, shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with other IPCC colleagues and Al Gore.
19 Nov 2007
Vittorio Scardaci and Simone Pisana have been awarded the European Materials Research Society (EMRS) Graduate Student Award for their work on nanotube photonics and electronics.
14 Nov 2007
The Japanese edition of Jan Maciejowski's book "Predictive Control with Constraints" has been awarded the 2007 Best Textbook award by the Japanese Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.
07 Nov 2007
To coincide with World Usability Day, researchers in the Department's Engineering Design Centre (EDC) are announcing the "Inclusive Design Toolkit".
05 Nov 2007
Turning the clocks back each autumn has generated millions of tonnes of carbon emissions as well as increasing electricity costs during GMT months.
29 Oct 2007
The world's first commercial Brushless Doubly-Fed Generator (BDFG) is to be installed on a 20kW turbine at or close to the Department's Electrical Engineering Division Building by early 2008.