Department of Engineering

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Rising Star 2022 – Catia Marceneiro Dos Santos

14 Jul 2022

Former electronics apprentice Catia Marceneiro Dos Santos has won the ‘Rising Star’ award in the University of Cambridge Apprenticeship Awards 2022.

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Dante McGrath recognised at prestigious PhD competition

12 Jul 2022

Dante McGrath, a final-year Engineering PhD student, has been awarded second prize at a prestigious PhD competition in celebration of his research in the field of fluid mechanics.

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Nandini Shiralkar – Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award winner

07 Jul 2022

Second-year Engineering undergraduate Nandini Shiralkar has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2021/22.

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From PhD project to full-scale prototype – new steering tech to reduce carbon emissions of HGVs

04 Jul 2022

A new low-cost and lightweight steering technology, which began life in our Dept, will be developed into a full-scale prototype on a HGV tractor-trailer, funded by the DfT.

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Professor Zoubin Ghahramani to lead the government’s Future of Compute Review

27 Jun 2022

World-leading AI researcher, Professor Zoubin Ghahramani, will lead a review into the UK’s advanced computing capabilities, launched as part of the government’s new Digital Strategy.

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Revealed: The winning entries of the Department’s 2020-21 ZEISS Photography Competition

22 Jun 2022

Striking imagery and video that encourages you to look at engineering through an artistic lens has won its creators prizes in the Department’s 2020-21 ZEISS Photography Competition.

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Sir Alistair MacFarlane

Professor Sir Alistair MacFarlane CBE FRS FREng FRSE 1931-2021

20 Jun 2022

Sir Alistair MacFarlane died on 2 November 2021. He was Professor of Engineering at Cambridge from 1974-89.

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Cambridge robotics research on show at Robot Lab Live 2022

16 Jun 2022

The Department’s Bio-Inspired Robotics Lab (BIRL) will showcase their edible, conductive and biodegradable hydrogel material for use in soft robotics as part of Robot Lab Live 2022.

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Augmented reality head-up displays – navigating the next-gen driving experience

13 Jun 2022

More human-centred studies are needed to assess the impact of augmented reality (AR) head-up displays on the driver while operating a vehicle on public roads, say Cambridge researchers.

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Cambridge engineers awarded European Research Council funding

09 Jun 2022

Professors Vikram Deshpande and Rodolphe Sepulchre are among nine Cambridge researchers who have won Advanced Grants awarded by the European Research Council (ERC).

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