Department of Engineering

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Cambridge-trained engineers take on the world's best

09 Mar 2005

A team of Cambridge-trained technology entrepreneurs from around the UK have reached the semi-finals of a premier US business plan competition.

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Advance Nanotech Inc. partners with the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE)

07 Mar 2005

Advance Nanotech Inc. is now a strategic partner with the Department's Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE).

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3D Scalable Integrated Displays

21 Feb 2005

Until now 3D displays have been developed for only one viewer.

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Primary Engineering Challenge

31 Jan 2005

A series of Engineering workshops have recently been held here at the Department for Cambridgeshire primary school pupils aged 9-11.

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Professor Steve Young receives Technical Achievement Award 2004

27 Jan 2005

Professor Steve Young, Head of the Information Engineering Division has been awarded one of the two 2004 Technical Achievement Awards of the IEEE Signal Processing Society.

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Rolls-Royce R&T Director's Creativity Award

26 Jan 2005

Software that Dr Rob Bracewell developed as part of his research into design rationale capture has just received Rolls-Royce's Research & Technology Director's Creativity Award for 2004.

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Cold Gas Dynamic Manufacturing

24 Jan 2005

Dr Bill O'Neill is making components by firing material at over 2000mph. The particles slam onto a substrate to form a dense, stable structure at relatively low temperatures.

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Sustainable Development - 3rd annual lecture series February 2005

20 Jan 2005

This is the third in a series of lectures which began in 2003, organised by the Centre for Sustainable Development, and linked to the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development.

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Dr Aimee Morgans wins major national prize for engineering

19 Jan 2005

Dr Aimee Morgans, of the Department of Engineering, won the top Prize of £5,000 (BP's Younger Engineer's Prize) and the 2004 Gold Medal (supported by ExxonMobil).

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Mechanics of church bell ringing

17 Jan 2005

As part of a fourth-year student project on the mechanics of church bell ringing, a "bell tower" has been built in the Mechanics Laboratory.

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