Department of Engineering

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Alumna Ruth Buscombe Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Strategist joins Haas F1 Team

11 Feb 2016

Alumna Ruth Buscombe has left her role within the race strategy team at Ferrari to join the Haas F1 Team.

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Engineering at work in the 2016 Cambridge Science Festival

09 Feb 2016

The annual two-week Cambridge Science Festival will feature several events represented by members of the Department of Engineering. 

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Saving our concrete infrastructures at the World Economic Forum

08 Feb 2016

The Department of Engineering was represented at this year’s WEF Annual Meeting by Professor Abir Al-Tabbaa, who took part in IdeasLab sessions and gender-related events.

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Impact Studies: Metail's 'mini-me' shopping revolution

03 Feb 2016

In spite of the spiraling increase in internet shopping, the huge number of returned items poses a challenge to the retail industry. Metail has come up with a solution.

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Inspirational Women Engineers Competition

01 Feb 2016

As part of the Athena SWAN* initiative we are running an Inspirational Women Engineers competition to raise awareness of some of the many amazing women engineers (past and present)

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Graphene shown to safely interact with neurons in the brain

29 Jan 2016

Researchers have shown that graphene can be used to make electrodes that can be implanted in the brain.

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Construction in Aluminum by Kenneth Martin

Department's sculpture awarded protected status

27 Jan 2016

A 1967 sculpture at the Department of Engineering is among 41 post-war public sculptures listed by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of Historic England. 

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Yu Jia installing the energy harvester at the Forth Road Bridge

New vibration energy harvester powers up on Forth Road Bridge

25 Jan 2016

An energy harvester developed by the Department of Engineering's Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) has been tested on the Forth Road Bridge in Scotland.

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Nanotech research fellow amasses honours

22 Jan 2016

Dr Matt Cole, Oppenheimer Research Fellow in the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics, has made significant achievements in research, industry, teaching and outreach. 

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Dr. Jack Alexander-Webber, Elsevier Early Career Researcher Award

Junior Research Fellow wins Elsevier Early Career Researcher Award

20 Jan 2016

Junior Research Fellow Jack Alexander-Webber wins an Elsevier Early Career Researcher Award.

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