Department of Engineering

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One-Handed Wheelchair

12 Jun 2001

Work carried out by a fourth year undergraduate, Lucy Porter, under the supervision of Design Engineer, Samuel Lesley, has led to a new design of manual wheelchair for people with hemiplegia.

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Amazing Arrays

25 Apr 2001

Quite by chance, researchers in the Departments Laboratory for Nanoscale Science have discovered a process which has rendered fellow researchers in the field speechless.

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No longer the weakest link - a breakthrough in superconductivity

11 Apr 2001

A group of researchers were the first to publish results that show that a newly discovered superconducting compound, MgB2, has considerable potential for fabrication.

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Techno Games Entry

26 Mar 2001

A new challenge for inventors was issued last year for the first ever Techno Games, a sort of 'Robot Olympics'.

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Energy Saving Devices

14 Feb 2001

Pioneering work in semiconductor technology in the Department of Engineering has led Professor Gehan Amaratunga and Dr Florin Udrea to set up a spin-off company, Cambridge Semiconductor.

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Ian Liddell

24 Jan 2001

Professor Ian Liddell, known to the world as the designer, with Buro Happold, of the Millennium Dome, has been a visiting professor to the Department since 1999.

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Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development

11 Jan 2001

Peter Guthrie has been appointed as the new 'Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development' funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Arthur Shercliff Travel Scholarships 2001

05 Jan 2001

The Arthur Shercliff Memorial Trust which was established to promote technical visits abroad by undergraduates and graduate students, offers two scholarships, valued at £900 each.

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New sponsorship agreement

19 Dec 2000

The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.

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New sponsorship agreement

15 Dec 2000

The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.

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