Department of Engineering

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Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships announced

24 Oct 2017

Two prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships have been awarded to a researcher and an alumnus of the Department.

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Professor Tim Minshall appointed Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM)

20 Oct 2017

Professor Tim Minshall, the inaugural Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation, has become the new Head of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), taking over from Professor Andy Neely.

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Breathing new life into asthma treatment

18 Oct 2017

Ian Hosking from Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre is co-founder and co-leader of Designing Our Tomorrow (DOT) which brings real-world problems into classroom design/technology sessions.

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Alumni stories: Meet the engineer designing bridges in the UK and abroad

16 Oct 2017

Johannes Whittam will never forget the hands-on construction experience he gained while at Cambridge. Now he’s a Senior Engineer working on one of the biggest bridge projects in the UK.

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The future of medicine: spotlight on bioengineering

12 Oct 2017

To coincide with the launch of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences, researchers discuss some exciting developments in medical research and set out their vision for the next 50 years

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Alumna Jo da Silva awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal

09 Oct 2017

Alumna Jo da Silva, Director of Arup’s International Development Group and Arup Fellow, has been awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Gold Medal.

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Could we build a Blade Runner-style ‘replicant’?

09 Oct 2017

Could replicants ever be a reality? In this article from The Conversation, Dr Fumiya Iida, Lecturer in Mechatronics, discusses what it would take to make a truly life-like robot.

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Engineering PhD students win top prizes in international competition

05 Oct 2017

Four engineering PhD students have won a series of prizes in recognition of their innovative ideas.

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The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art, and the Nude

The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art, and the Nude by Allan McRobie

28 Sep 2017

A lavishly illustrated book that explores the language of curves that spans the human body, science, engineering, and art

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One of the wards in the hospital at Scutari (Turkey) (Crimean War 1856)

Healthcare professionals and engineers partner to test new engineering model for health and social care improvement

25 Sep 2017

Applying a more holistic or ‘joined-up’ systems approach to health and social care provision could help transform the way these essential services

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