Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news

A success in Managed Pressure Drilling

15 Sep 2014

Alumnus, Mohamed Mashaal, was part of a team at BP who, following three failed attempts, successfully managed to drill an extended reach well from the Harding Platform in the North Sea.

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Nanotechnology used to create next-generation holograms for information storage

11 Sep 2014

Holograms made of tiny particles of silver could double the amount of information that can be stored in digital optical devices, such as sensors, displays and medical imaging devices.

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First graphene-based flexible display produced

08 Sep 2014

A flexible display incorporating graphene in its pixels’ electronics has been successfully demonstrated by the Cambridge Graphene Centre and Plastic Logic.

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University spin-out wins green award

03 Sep 2014

University of Cambridge spin-out Reduse has won the Venture Competition, organised by the Climate-KIC UK, the EU’s main climate innovation initiative.

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Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change

01 Sep 2014

Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.

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Best paper award at the 21st International Workshop: Intelligent Computing in Engineering

28 Aug 2014

Stefania C. Radopoulou, PhD student at the CIT lab, and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Lecturer of Construction Engineering, have been awarded the best paper award.

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Engineering the Kelpies

26 Aug 2014

Recently, Falkirk in Scotland saw the opening of the Kelpies, two thirty metre high horse head sculptures either side of a lock in a new canal extension.

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Cambridge Startup wins Silicon Valley Mentorship

21 Aug 2014

Increasingly innovation is happening elsewhere and the University of Cambridge is being recognised as a leading supplier of entrepreneurial talent.  

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Model of the James Dyson Building

The new James Dyson Building for Engineering to be a live laboratory

19 Aug 2014

CSIC is preparing to create the Centre’s first-ever live laboratory on site at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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“Trojan horse” treatment could beat brain tumours

13 Aug 2014

A smart technology which involves smuggling gold nanoparticles into brain cancer cells has proven highly effective in lab-based tests.

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