Department of Engineering

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Better building through design

05 Jun 2014

The construction industry could slash its carbon emissions by as much as 50% by optimising the design of new buildings

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Advanced materials: one of the UK's “eight great technologies” for future growth

04 Jun 2014

Materials scientist Professor Mark Blamire and engineer Professor Bill O’Neill discuss how research in Cambridge is helping to advance the material world.

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Cambridge students complete MathWorks Student Robot Challenge

03 Jun 2014

MathWorks recently hosted its second Robotics Challenge for University of Cambridge students.

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Let's just use less energy

30 May 2014

Dr Julian Allwood, Reader in Engineering, delivers a talk at TEDx Cambridge University.

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The Brunel International Lecture Series at Cambridge

29 May 2014

The Centre for Smart Infrastructure & Construction (CSIC) and the Centre for Sustainable Development are proud to host the second stop of the Brunel International Lecture Series.

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Engineering in a connected world

28 May 2014

Dr Tim Minshall, Reader in Technology, delivers a talk at TEDx Cambridge University.

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New research to enable faster internet collaboration

22 May 2014

A new software-defined dark fibre optical network will enable researchers to create and develop vital communication technologies.

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Outstanding Paper award for IfM team

20 May 2014

An article by Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) authors has been chosen as the 2014 Outstanding Paper winner by the Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.

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Professor Robert Mair to join the Institution of Civil Engineers' Presidential Team

19 May 2014

Professor Mair is one of two new Vice Presidents to be elected to the Institution of Civil Engineers, the other being Zara Lamont OBE.

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Royal Academy backing for Department research

15 May 2014

A tagging and tracking system that can pinpoint items with near 100% accuracy, saving millions pounds in the process, has been awarded funding by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

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