Department of Engineering

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Pocket science – putting current research into consumers’ hands

05 Jun 2015

Department of Engineering photography competition images feature on an innovative new website called Uprosa.

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Hitting the brakes

03 Jun 2015

A computerised braking system in development at the Department of Engineering could lead to a major improvement in lorry safety. 

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From research to real products

01 Jun 2015

Dr Ronan Daly explains why taking a cross-disciplinary approach to advanced manufacturing research has the potential to deliver solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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From Tripos to TripAdvisor

21 May 2015

Since leaving the Department of Engineering, Alumna Lily Cheng has had a whirlwind career that now boasts President, APAC, at TripAdvisor. 

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Dr Richard Turner honoured with teaching award

19 May 2015

Congratulations to Dr Richard Turner, who was presented with a Cambridge University Students’ Union Student-Led Teaching Award. 

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Professor John Robertson (left) and Professor Zoubin Ghahramani

Royal Society Fellows Professors John Robertson and Zoubin Ghahramani

13 May 2015

Congratulations to Professors John Robertson and Zoubin Ghahramani on their elections as Fellows of the Royal Society.

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Structured lessons

11 May 2015

A 4th year student project has Nicholas Niem strength-testing an innovative timber design.

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Christian Hoecker

£2.8m Research grant for Advanced Nanotubes Applications and Manufacturing initiative

07 May 2015

Professor Norman Fleck and Dr Adam Boies have been awarded £2.8m from EPSRC for the Advanced Nanotubes Applications and Manufacturing initiative.

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Professor David Cardwell interview for Professional Engineering Magazine

06 May 2015

Professor David Cardwell was installed as the new head of the Department of Engineering in October 2014. That’s plenty of time for him to get his feet under the table...

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Superconductors: challenges and champions

30 Apr 2015

Leading minds from Japan and the UK met for a workshop on superconductivity at King’s College. 

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