Department of Engineering

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Capitalising Construction

26 Nov 2014

Musa Chunge explains why addressing building infrastructure could affect unemployment in low-income countries.

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When sensors make sense

24 Nov 2014

Structural monitoring of infrastructure is crucial but can be valueless unless it is carefully designed and deployed. 

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The art of engineering: images from the frontiers of technology

13 Nov 2014

The winners of this year’s Department of Engineering photo competition.

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Alumni elected to Royal Academy Fellowship

11 Nov 2014

Two distinguished alumni from the Department of Engineering have been elected to the Fellowship of the RAEng.

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3D printing laboratory for students

07 Nov 2014

The IfM has added a new cutting-edge resource to its facilities – its very own 3D printing laboratory.

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Looking at artificial others: mannequins with x-ray vision

03 Nov 2014

Scans performed on centuries-old mannequins may impact on the future of clinical practice.

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Transforming text messaging

24 Oct 2014

An Engineering Design Lecturer has revolutionised the way mobile texting is carried out.

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Engineering energy roof: Generating electricity, generating ideas

16 Oct 2014

Faced with a leaky roof, the Department turned a maintenance job into an opportunity to generate electricity.

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Cambridge fuels drive to design new type of nuclear power station

15 Oct 2014

The University of Cambridge is playing a key role in a project to develop a new type of nuclear power station.

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How the bicycle got its spokes

10 Oct 2014

This article by Lucy Jolin originally appeared in the Cambridge Alumni Magazine (CAM) and documents the engineering behind the bicycle and its evolution.

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