Department of Engineering

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The five CIKC sponsored attendees at the Ignite course pictured with Maggie Tanner and Shai Vyakarnam

Igniting Engineering Ideas - Engineering Students attend CfEL's entrepreneurship programme

29 Aug 2007

The Cambridge Integrated Knowledge Centre (CIKC) recently sponsored five students to attend the Ignite programme which took place between 8th and 14th July.

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Fiat prototype car with sensor pad

The car that diagnoses its own servicing needs

22 Aug 2007

An intelligent system that could before long enable cars to tell mechanics which of their parts need servicing has been unveiled by engineers here at the Department.

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The final structure

Cambridge Students build Millau Bridge

20 Aug 2007

Seventeen third-year students from the Department have taken part, for the first time, in Constructionarium.

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Engineering students display their design skills

15 Aug 2007

Manufacturing Engineering students at the Department's Institute for Manufacturing held their 2007 Design Show last month.

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Celebrating 21 Years of Materials Selection

08 Aug 2007

A "coming of age" party marked twenty-one years of materials selection software at Cambridge University and Granta Design earlier this summer.

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Gopal Madabhushi (second from left) and team win a Medical Futures Innovation Award

Gopal Madabhushi wins a Medical Futures Innovation Award

06 Aug 2007

A team of surgeons and engineers including members of the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge recently won the Best Surgical Technology award.

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The Department's Nanoscience Centre

School pupils come face to face with Nanotechnology

01 Aug 2007

Teenagers from across the UK were offered a rare insight into the exciting and dynamic field of Nanotechnology.

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'Discover Engineering' family workshops

30 Jul 2007

A series of 'Discover Engineering' family workshops, have been a resounding success here at the Department.

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Dr Tom Hynes receiving his prize from Professor Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor of the University

Teaching excellence rewarded

25 Jul 2007

Dr Tom Hynes, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Engineering, is one of eleven University of Cambridge lecturers who have been recognised for their excellence in teaching.

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Prototype motorcycle steering compensator designed by N.E. Houghton and manufactured in the Engineering Department

Control of motorcycle steering instabilities

18 Jul 2007

The Department's Professor Malcolm Smith has been working on steering compensation for high-performance motorcycles.

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