Department of Engineering

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The Cambridge University Eco Racing solar car racing in the 2011 World Solar Challenge in Australia

20 Oct 2011

Cambridge University Eco Racing team (CUER) are currently competing in the World Solar Challenge 2011, a 3000km race through the Australian Outback, from Darwin to Adelaide.

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“Thin Film solar cell”

Microscopic marvels and grand designs

17 Oct 2011

The Department of Engineering's annual Carl Zeiss photography and video competitions, announce the winning entries.

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Omer Music

Omer Music awarded the International Karl-Kolle Prize for metal forming

15 Oct 2011

Omer Music, a fourth-year PhD student in the Department's Low Carbon Materials Processing group, has won the first International Karl-Kolle Prize for Metal Forming.

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Dr Mauro Overend (left) receiving the Guthrie Brown Medal from Professor Roger Plank

Dr Mauro Overend awarded the Guthrie-Brown Medal

12 Oct 2011

Dr Mauro Overend receives nstitution of Structural Engineers' Guthrie Brown medal

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Sir William Hawthorne

Sir William Hawthorne, MA, ScD, CBE, FRS, FREng

10 Oct 2011

Professor Sir William Hawthorne, former Head of the Department of Engineering and Master of Churchill College, died on Friday 16th September aged 98.

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Left to right, Julian Beresford-Pierse, Dow Chemical Company, Robert Pott, Alison Banwell, Alexandra Pearson, and Marcos Pelenur

Dow Chemical rewards Cambridge sustainability research

10 Oct 2011

The Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge has awarded £18,500 to four outstanding Cambridge students for their efforts to address urgent global problems.

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The team lowers Red Herring into the salt-water ballasting tank provided by the Nato underwater research center in Italy

Students' teamwork rewarded

10 Oct 2011

Cambridge Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CAUV) is an undergraduate-led project based in the Department of Engineering.

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The Enecsys solar micro inverter

Department spin-out company Enecsys goes from strength to strength

03 Oct 2011

Enecsys has secured a further £25 million ($41 million) in equity financing to invest in its growth plan.

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Amantys secures $7 million in funding

21 Sep 2011

Amantys Limited has recently secured $7 million in Series A funding to continue with the commercial development of its digital power platform.

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It's a material world

19 Sep 2011

 Granta Design has achieved an average growth of 30 per cent over the past ten years.

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