Department of Engineering

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Professor Daniel Woolpert

The man with the golden brain

01 Feb 2012

What’s the point of a brain? This fundamental question has led Professor Daniel Wolpert to some remarkable conclusions about how and why the brain controls and predicts movement.

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Professor Mike Kelly

Intrinsic Unmanufacturability

30 Jan 2012

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) publication "Spectrum" has named Professor Mike Kelly as "Nanotech Hero of the Year".

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Professor Bill Milne Head of the Electrical Engineering division with the award

University Electrical Engineering Department of the Year

25 Jan 2012

The Department's Electrical Engineering Division has won the Elektra (European Electronics Industry Awards) for best Electrical/Electronic Engineering Department of the Year (2011).

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Accelerated evolution in the construction industry driven by innovation

25 Jan 2012

The construction industry is under pressure to improve cost efficiency and sustainability and is innovating at a pace not seen since the industrial revolution, but more can be done.

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10th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development 2012

11 Jan 2012

Six talks will take place for the 10th Annual Lecture Series in Sustainable Development.

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‘Extreme Sleepover’ – an encounter with ‘Hell’s Gate’

09 Jan 2012

PhD student Robert Hird pitches his tent next to a gas crater in Turkmenistan in the course of his studies on the stability of saline soils.

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Dr Joan Lasenby

Don’s Diary

19 Dec 2011

Dr Joan Lasenby is a University Senior Lecturer in the Signal Processing and Communications Group of the Department of Engineering.

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How advanced behaviour modelling is helping to identify online fraud

12 Dec 2011

 An enterprise with its research roots in the Department of Engineering has developed software that allows companies to track fraud.

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Golden touch makes low-temperature graphene production a reality

08 Dec 2011

A method which more than halves the temperature at which high-quality graphene can be produced has been pioneered by researchers.

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The Institution of Civil Engineers

Innovation in Construction Lecture

07 Dec 2011

The Innovation in Construction lecture, to be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) on Wednesday 11 January 2012.

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