Department of Engineering

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Engineering Interact

21 Jun 2004

Educational Software developed by an engineering student for his fourth year project, has recently been accepted on to the National Grid for Learning.

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Fellow of the Royal Society

19 Jun 2004

Many congratulations to Professor Norman Fleck, one of 44 new Fellows from the fields of science, engineering and technology to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society on 27 May 2004.

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CUTEC 1st Annual Venture Capital Conference

16 Jun 2004

Cambridge University Technology and Enterprise Club (CUTEC) brings entrepreneurially minded students and faculty at Cambridge together with practitioners in the field.

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Transit of Venus

11 Jun 2004

Dr Hugh Hunt invited Fellows and students at Trinity to come together on Great Court and bring with them various devices for watching the transit of Venus on Tuesday 8 June.

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Ring my bell

05 Jun 2004

Dr Hugh Hunt recently had the unusual task of assessing whether the bell tower on top of an Australian cathedral would vibrate when the bells were rung for the first time.

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Vertical spin, highly commended

03 Jun 2004

An image of a vertical axis wind turbine being tested in the Markham Wind Tunnel, in the Aerodynamics lab, was highly commended in the Department's recent photo competition.

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Team Canada

27 May 2004

Two High School students from Canada have developed a prototype whole-body 3D ultrasound unit using the Stradx technology developed by Richard Prager, Andrew Gee and Graham Treece.

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Engineering Leadership awards

20 Apr 2004

Many congratulations to the six undergraduates in their second year, who have been awarded Engineering Leadership Awards this year from the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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What makes a good lecturer?

14 Apr 2004

Congratulations to John O'Brien who has been awarded the first prize of £150 in the LTSN Engineering Student Awards 2003-2004 for his essay on 'What makes a good engineering lecturer?'.

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Lost in the City?

09 Apr 2004

Professor Roberto Cipolla and Duncan Robertson's 'Photo Recognition' software is featured in a recent issue of the New Scientist.

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