Department of Engineering

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Cambridge University Engineers’ Association event and AGM

22 Aug 2018

Students, staff and alumni are invited to attend an afternoon of Department tours and site visits, lectures and discussions, ahead of the Cambridge University Engineers’ Association AGM.

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Vice-Chancellor’s Impact Awards 2018

20 Aug 2018

Professor Florin Udrea has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor's Impact Awards for his team's Department spin-out company Cambridge CMOS Sensors.

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Alumni stories: Meet Rising Star Dr Tara Shirvani

16 Aug 2018

Alumna Dr Tara Shirvani (Queens’ College, 2008) has been named one of this year’s UK Rising Stars in Science and Engineering.

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What makes a faster typist?

15 Aug 2018

The largest-ever dataset on typing speeds and styles finds that the fastest typists make fewer errors, and they often type the next key before the previous one has been released. 

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Alumnus Chris Bellamy has designed a custom-fit 3D printed flip flop, and run Boston Marathon in them!

13 Aug 2018

Chris Bellamy studied Engineering from 2008 – 2012 (Homerton College), specialising in the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos.

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Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury launches Digital Framework Task Group at Cambridge

09 Aug 2018

Robert Jenrick MP, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG) during his visit to the University of Cambridge.

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New 3D imaging analysis technique could lead to improved arthritis treatment

08 Aug 2018

An algorithm has been developed to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis, which could change the way that the severity of the condition is assessed.

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Agri-food robotics: addressing the challenges, opportunities and threats

06 Aug 2018

World-leading researchers in food sustainability challenges united at the AgriFood Robotics Workshop and Hackathon held at the Department of Engineering recently.

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Spin-out Silicon Microgravity secures $7m investment

30 Jul 2018

Silicon Microgravity, a spin-out from both BP and the University of Cambridge, has raised $7 million from IP Group, Parkwalk, BP Ventures and Cambridge Enterprise.

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New video game teaches teens about electricity

26 Jul 2018

A new video game, designed by researchers, gives teenagers an understanding of electricity by solving puzzles in a bid to encourage more of them to study engineering at university.

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