Department of Engineering

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Latest news

Collaborative research centre announced

28 Aug 2012

The University of Cambridge and the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology announce collaborative research centre.

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Olympic medal success for Department

24 Aug 2012

Rowers Tom James and George Nash helped Team GB bring in their largest Olympic medal haul for over 100 years at London 2012.

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Dr Mark Ainslie

Dr Mark Ainslie awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship

15 Aug 2012

Dr Mark Ainslie has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Fellowship for the period 2012-2017.

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Dr Hugh Hunt in the rebuilt Colditz glider

Escape from Colditz

06 Aug 2012

In the dark days at the end of World War II, a group of British officers dreamt up the most audacious escape plan in history.

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Tom James (front) and Richard Egington

Engineering alumni set for London 2012

27 Jul 2012

Good luck to the six Engineering alumni who have been chosen to represent their country in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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Transferable Skills Conference

24 Jul 2012

Members of the Mechanics, Materials, and Engineering Design Division attended a conference focused on transferable skills training and building links across research groups.

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Professor John Clarkson

Royal Academy of Engineering elect four new Fellows from the Department of Engineering

20 Jul 2012

Four Professors at the Department of Engineering have been elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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One of CUER's vehicles

Cambridge University Eco Racing Intel® Documentary

16 Jul 2012

After two days of filming in the Department of Engineering, and a few weeks of editing, Intel's documentary film about Cambridge University Eco Racing team is complete.

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Robert Mair

Fracking can be undertaken safely if best practice and effective regulation are enforced

11 Jul 2012

Hydraulic fracturing (often termed "fracking") can be managed effectively in the UK as long as operational best practices are implemented and robustly enforced through regulation.

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British speed skier Tom Horn in the wind tunnel

Ski team test technique in wind tunnel

05 Jul 2012

The Engineering Department's Markham wind tunnel played host to a number of British competitive skiers helped in the development of a new piece of aerodynamic testing equipment.

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