Department of Engineering

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Cambridge engineers use industrial modelling techniques to help Addenbrooke’s manage COVID-19 care

08 Apr 2020

Modelling tools originally designed to improve the efficiency of factories are being used by Cambridge engineers to help Addenbrooke’s Hospital manage the COVID-19 emergency.

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Cambridge engineers scoop innovation accolade in Jaguar Land Rover Awards

07 Apr 2020

Predictive touch technology developed by Cambridge engineers in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover has won an innovation prize.

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University uses spin-out company’s innovation to co-ordinate donations of equipment in fight against COVID-19

01 Apr 2020

A logistics centre has been set up by Cambridge University to process donations of personal protective equipment and make it available to NHS medics battling the COVID-19 outbreak.

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PhD student’s academic and extra-curricular achievements honoured with award

25 Mar 2020

PhD student Shirley (Xiaoqi) Liu has won a British Education Award in recognition of her achievements during her Cambridge Master of Engineering degree (MEng).

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Manufacturing and COVID-19 – navigating the way forward

20 Mar 2020

The global manufacturing community has been called upon to help bolster the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of the Government's response to COVID-19.

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Alumna’s idea for a fast solar-powered aircraft recognised by Forbes Poland

16 Mar 2020

Alumna Natalia Narożańska has been announced the winner of the New Technologies category in the '25 Under 25 List' compiled by Forbes Poland and McKinsey & Company. 

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Elisabeth Gill with her 2019 prize winning photo

The Department launches its 17th Annual Photography Competition

12 Mar 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of the 17th Annual Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering, kindly sponsored by ZEISS (Scanning electron microscopy division).

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A creative approach to tackling the AI gender imbalance

09 Mar 2020

Turing Fellow Professor Mihaela van der Schaar shares her thoughts on the opportunities available in engineering for women and young girls.

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Women in Engineering: an interview with Didem Gurdur Broo

05 Mar 2020

We meet Didem Gurdur Broo, Research Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC).

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Dan Bernasconi

Alumni Profile: Dan Bernasconi

02 Mar 2020

Alumnus Dan Bernasconi is the Emirates Team New Zealand Head of Design and a central figure in the development of the winning boat in the America's Cup yacht race in 2017.

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