Department of Engineering

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Latest news

Co-founder of Department spin-out named RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year

22 Jul 2019

Dr Giorgia Longobardi has been named RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling awarded Royal Medal

19 Jul 2019

Dame Ann Dowling, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is to receive the Royal Medal from the Royal Society.

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Department launches new prize for graduate research thanks to generous donation

18 Jul 2019

The winners of the Department’s inaugural Helios Prize – awarded for graduate research in sustainable energy or energy efficiency – have been announced.

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New Data-Centric Engineering journal launched

17 Jul 2019

A new open access journal will explore the transformative effect of data science on engineering. 

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‘The Next Leap Forward’ – four quantum technologies hubs to lead UK’s research drive

15 Jul 2019

Technologies that will allow fire crews to see through smoke and dust and computers to solve previously unsolvable computational problems, are some of the developments taking place in the UK

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Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

11 Jul 2019

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by engineers.

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The CSIC winning team (from left) Dr Xiaomin Xu, Research Associate, Dr Cedric Kechavarzi, Operations Manager and Philip Keenan

Rock fall monitoring system wins Rail Partnership award

10 Jul 2019

Fibre optic sensing systems designed by Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, for the railway line from London to Brighton through the North Downs, wins award

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Cambridge team receives 2019 J. James R. Croes Medal

08 Jul 2019

A research paper titled 'Structural Performance Monitoring Using a Dynamic Data-Driven BIM Environment' has been awarded the 2019 J. James R. Croes Medal.

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Dr. Ruizhi Wang

Dr. Ruizhi Wang awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship

03 Jul 2019

Dr. Ruizhi Wang from the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Fellowship

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Graphene goes to space

01 Jul 2019

Partners in the European Commission’s Graphene Flagship, launched a rocket to test graphene – a two-dimensional form of carbon – for potential applications in space. 

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