Department of Engineering

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Staff gather at the launch of the new turbine

Vice-Chancellor starts University's first wind turbine

13 Sep 2010

The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alison Richard, started the University's first wind turbine at a ceremony at the West Cambridge site.

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Cambridge leads Indo-UK Network into Advanced Instability Methods

08 Sep 2010

Cambridge academics from the Engineering Department and the Department of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) have been organising workshops across India and the UK.

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Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium Technology Showcase

06 Sep 2010

Cambridge University and the Cambridge Vehicle Dynamics Consortium (CVDC) are holding a one-day Technology Showcase.

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Tore Butlin

Tore Butlin awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering EPSRC Research Fellowship

02 Sep 2010

Tore Butlin has recently been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering / EPSRC Research Fellowship to work on 'Modelling the vibration of complex structures with localised non-linearities'.

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Drs Knappett (left) and Madabhushi with their award

Dr Gopal Madabhushi wins the British Geotechnical Association best publication medal

23 Aug 2010

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) has awarded its annual medal for the year 2009 to Drs Knappett and Madabhushi.

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Professor Peter Guthrie

UK's 'virtual water' reliance leaves international footprint

02 Aug 2010

The UK's reliance on 'virtual' water is exacerbating water shortages in other countries.

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A new interface for searching a database of over a million movies that combines Bayesian Sets with Cloud Mining

The future of search

26 Jul 2010

The Department's Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and Katherine Heller write on the advantages of item-based over text-based searching.

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Alison Richard and Ray O'Rourke

Launch of Centre of Excellence in Engineering

21 Jul 2010

Laing O’Rourke and The University of Cambridge have today announced the creation of a new multi-disciplinary academic centre of excellence to advance

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Sam Bennett demonstrating engineering principles

PhD student Sam Bennett wins national volunteering award

19 Jul 2010

Four students at the University of Cambridge have received Gold Awards from Volunteering England in recognition of their contribution to voluntary work.

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Superconductor breakthrough could power new advances

12 Jul 2010

A new approach to producing high-temperature superconductors could drive down the cost of MRI scanners and protect infrastructure during energy surges.

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