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How we can make super-fast hyperloop travel a reality

16 Jan 2017

Hugh Hunt explores the potential of the the Hyperloop: a train-like technology which has the potential to match air travel for speed.

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​The Cambridge Engineering Design Centre celebrated its 25th anniversary

12 Jan 2017

The Cambridge Engineering Design Centre (EDC) 25th birthday party was attended by staff, students, and alumni from across the UK and Europe.  

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Alumnus named Young Design Engineer of the Year

09 Jan 2017

Former student of the IfM Manufacturing Engineering Tripos Christopher Bellamy was named Young Design Engineer of the Year at the British Engineering Excellence Awards.

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Cambridge tech can track 100,000 items of clothing throughout the store

06 Jan 2017

A revolutionary stock control system designed by a Department alumnus might solve one of the most frustrating experiences in shopping.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives the James Watt International Gold Medal

05 Jan 2017

This award is presented every two years to an eminent engineer who has attained worldwide recognition in mechanical engineering. 

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Waterworld: can we learn to live with flooding?

04 Jan 2017

Flash floods, burst riverbanks, overflowing drains, contaminants leaching into waterways: some of the disruptive, damaging and hazardous consequences of having too much rain.

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Dr John C Taylor OBE

Inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE donates £2.5m for Cambridge Professorship of Innovation

13 Dec 2016

Dr John C Taylor OBE is donating £2.5 million to Cambridge University to set up the Professorship of Innovation, a prestigious new chair at the world-leading Department of Engineering.

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Dr Giorgia Longobardi and Dr Max Bock win first prizes at Postdoc Enterprise Competition

12 Dec 2016

Dr Giorgia Longobardi with Cambridge GaN Devices, and Dr Max Bock with Netwookie, both won first prize at the Postdoc Enterprise Competition.

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Keno with the CUER Endeavour Solar Car 2012 and a model Evolution

Keno Mario-Ghae receives ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award

08 Dec 2016

Alumnus Keno Mario-Ghae is the proud recipient of the The National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award.

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Professor Phil Woodland elected Fellow of Royal Academy of Engineering

07 Dec 2016

Congratulations to Professor Phil Woodland on being elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. 

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