Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news

PhD students’ bioelectronics start-up wins enterprise competition

03 Aug 2022

Engineering PhD students Elise Jenkins and Ben Woodington have won the 2022 Wolfson Enterprise Competition after they successfully pitched their start-up concept to a panel of judges.

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The life of Pi: Ten years of Raspberry Pi

01 Aug 2022

The most successful computer ever to come out of the UK celebrates its tenth anniversary this year.

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Princess Royal Silver Medallists (L-R; Dr Oliver Payton, Dr Atif Syed, Heba Bevan OBE, Professor Paul Shearing and Professor Dan

Alumna Heba Bevan presented with The Princess Royal Silver Medal

27 Jul 2022

Five of the UK’s leading engineering innovators have been presented with The Princess Royal Silver Medal, one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s most prestigious individual awards.

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£200bn annual opportunity for energy sector to deliver energy savings

25 Jul 2022

The UK’s legal commitment to zero emissions by 2050 requires substantial growth in renewable electricity generation, but rapidly expanding demand is still likely to exceed supply.

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Cambridge Advance Online - short online courses for professionals taught by University of Cambridge academics

20 Jul 2022

Cambridge Advance Online is a new venture offering short online courses for professionals, all taught by University of Cambridge academics.

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Dr Dai Morgan – Pilkington Prize winner 2022

18 Jul 2022

Dr Dai Morgan, Course Director for the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development, has been awarded one of the University’s Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching.

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Rising Star 2022 – Catia Marceneiro Dos Santos

14 Jul 2022

Former electronics apprentice Catia Marceneiro Dos Santos has won the ‘Rising Star’ award in the University of Cambridge Apprenticeship Awards 2022.

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Dante McGrath recognised at prestigious PhD competition

12 Jul 2022

Dante McGrath, a final-year Engineering PhD student, has been awarded second prize at a prestigious PhD competition in celebration of his research in the field of fluid mechanics.

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Nandini Shiralkar – Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award winner

07 Jul 2022

Second-year Engineering undergraduate Nandini Shiralkar has been announced a winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2021/22.

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From PhD project to full-scale prototype – new steering tech to reduce carbon emissions of HGVs

04 Jul 2022

A new low-cost and lightweight steering technology, which began life in our Dept, will be developed into a full-scale prototype on a HGV tractor-trailer, funded by the DfT.

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