Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news

Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald

04 Apr 2014

It is with great sadness that we report that Professor William (Bill) Fitzgerald has died.

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 The first Robogals Cambridge event


02 Apr 2014

Robogals Cambridge held their first outreach robotics workshop at the Department of Engineering.

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Carbon nanotubes find real world applications

31 Mar 2014

No one disputes that carbon nanotubes have the potential to be a wonder technology.

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US honour for Professor Dame Ann Dowling

25 Mar 2014

Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Head of the Department of Engineering, has been honoured by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

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Concrete feedback

24 Mar 2014

Dr Mohammed Elshafie wants to give London not just a brain, but an entire nervous system.

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New use for an old ‘trouble maker’

21 Mar 2014

A ‘trouble maker’ from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.

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Putting the fun into computer programming with a robot that is a toy at heart

19 Mar 2014

John Ginger, a recent Engineering graduate, is one half of a team developing a small robot to help children learn programming and robotics while they play.

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Just made coffee while chatting to a friend? Time to thank your ‘visuomotor binding’ mechanism…

18 Mar 2014

Experts have identified a dedicated information highway that combines visual cues with body motion.     

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Alumnus Alan Skarda: from Graduation to the Crossrail project.

17 Mar 2014

Alumnus Alan Skarda is currently working as a Site Engineer for the Crossrail project. He has taken some time out to tell us about his career path to date.

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Alumni Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering

12 Mar 2014

This year we would like to extend our successful student and staff photography competition to all alumni of the Department of Engineering.

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