Department of Engineering

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The first zero-carbon supermarket, in Ramsey, Cambridgeshire

Sustainable Buildings in 2030

10 Jul 2011

The 'Sustainable Buildings in 2030' event held at the Department of Engineering recently was a great success.

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Smarter speech technology set to give us smooth-talking gadgets

04 Jul 2011

Voice-activated devices that can interact with people in a natural, intelligent way could soon be available, thanks to a development by researchers.

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Maria Canellas (centre), collecting the award from Michael Portillo (right) and Nicholas Featherstone, Project Director at Laing

Maria Canellas - Construction Engineering and Design Undergraduate of the Year Award

27 Jun 2011

The Construction Engineering and Design Undergraduate of the Year Award went to Maria Canellas who is studying Structural and Environmental Engineering, here in the Department.

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Dr Sabesan (right) Dr Crisp (left)

Cambridge engineers net £40,000 in national entrepreneurship prize

22 Jun 2011

A ground breaking radio tagging system which could save airlines and retailers millions of pounds, has won its creators a leading engineering entrepreneurship award.

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Cambridge University Spaceflight student society test parachutes for the ExoMars lander

13 Jun 2011

Students from the Cambridge University Spaceflight team have recently tested parachutes for the ExoMars lander

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Professor Mark Welland

Professor Mark Welland knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list

13 Jun 2011

Professor Mark Welland, Professor of Nanotechnology in the Department of Engineering, has been awarded a knighthood in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

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Dr Máté Lengyel

Dr Máté Lengyel receives inaugural Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

13 Jun 2011

Dr Máté Lengyel from the Department's Computational & Biological Learning Laboratory is one of the first recipients of The Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards.

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Interior slide at the Technische Universität München

Matthew Juniper awarded a Visiting Fellowship to the Institute for Advanced Study at the Technische Universität München in Germany

08 Jun 2011

Dr Matthew Juniper has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship to the Institute for Advanced Study at the Technische Universität München in Germany.

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From Cambridge to Afghanistan

08 Jun 2011

Alumna Sarah Cunningham studied Engineering here at Cambridge from 2003 - 2007, below she tells her story from graduation to working for the United Nations.

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Facing up to Fukushima

01 Jun 2011

In the wake of the disaster at the Fukushima reactor, Japan and other nations are re-evaluating their attitude to nuclear energy.

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