Department of Engineering

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Engineering students’ social impact recognised by the Vice-Chancellor

01 Jun 2020

Students from the Department of Engineering are among the winners of the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2020.

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George Malliaras receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Linköping, Sweden

27 May 2020

George Malliaras, the Prince Philip Professor of Technology, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at Linköping University. 

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A new approach to addressing gender bias in machine translation

26 May 2020

Cambridge PhD student Danielle Saunders is studying machine translation systems with the aim of reducing instances of gender bias by “fine-tuning”, rather than retraining the language output.

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John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design

Professor of Healthcare Systems, John Clarkson joins the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TUDelft

20 May 2020

John Clarkson, Professor of Engineering Design at the University of Cambridge has been appointed as part-time full professor at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft. 

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Gates scholar Lyndie Zollinger

Gates Cambridge Scholars 2020

14 May 2020

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship is one of the world's most sought after awards. The scholarship programme was established in 2000 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Professor Vikram Deshpande is awarded the 2020 Rodney Hill Prize in Solid Mechanics

07 May 2020

The International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics and Elsevier announced the award of the 2020 Rodney Hill Prize in Solid Mechanics to Professor Vikram Sudhir Deshpande. 

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Funding secured for research aimed at improving construction using Digital Twins

06 May 2020

Dr Ioannis Brilakis and visiting Professor Rafael Sacks, have been awarded grant funding to enhance building progress monitoring and quality control through Digital Building Twins.​

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Fellowship awarded for implantable devices research to better understand the brain

30 Apr 2020

Bioengineer Dr Christopher Proctor has been announced a David Phillips Fellow and awarded £1 million in funding from the BBSRC to establish his first independent research group.

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Vikram Deshpande, Professor of Materials Engineering

Cambridge engineers among new Fellows announced by the Royal Society

30 Apr 2020

Fellows are chosen for their outstanding contributions to scientific understanding.

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Alumna and aerospace engineer honoured in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

27 Apr 2020

Alumna Dr Irene Dedoussi has been named on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe: Science and Healthcare list.

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