Department of Engineering

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Professor Mark Welland appointed new Chief Scientific Adviser for the Ministry of Defence

Cambridge academic appointed new Chief Scientific Adviser for the Ministry of Defence

03 Apr 2008

The Prime Minister today named Professor Mark Welland FRS FREng as the new Chief Scientific Adviser at the Ministry of Defence.

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Joy Warde, Outreach Officer at the Department of Engineering

Outreach work by the Department of Engineering wins national accolade

02 Apr 2008

Educational outreach undertaken by the Department of Engineering wins prestigious national award.

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Three recent Fellowships in the Department

19 Mar 2008

James Dawson, Katherine Heller, and Dr Stephen Hofmann receive Fellowships from the ESRPC and The Royal Society.

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Professor Mike Gregory and Sir Alan Reece

New home for the Department's Institute for Manufacturing

12 Mar 2008

Work has begun on a new, £15 million home for the Department's Institute for Manufacturing (IfM).

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Professor Jacques Heyman

Honorary Degree for Professor Jacques Heyman

12 Mar 2008

Professor Jacques Heyman was awarded a degree Honoris Causa by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

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Engineering for the Life Sciences Week: 10-15 March 2008

06 Mar 2008

Michelle Oyen is spearheading an Engineering for Life Sciences Week here in the Department.

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A Prototype Ultrafast laser based on nanotube mode-lockers

Dr Andrea Ferrari receives the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology from The Royal Society

05 Mar 2008

Dr Andrea Ferrari and his team at the Department of Engineering have received the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation in Nanotechnology from The Royal Society.

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Science behind the sound

03 Mar 2008

It is a question that has plagued budding musicians and frustrated school pupils for centuries: why is the violin so hard to play?

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Earth from 32km - 2007 winning image

Microsoft Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering

28 Feb 2008

This year's photography competition is sponsored by Microsoft.

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Morph Wrist Mode

Cambridge and Nokia introduce new stretchable and flexible mobile phone concept

25 Feb 2008

The concept for a new stretchable and flexible mobile phone developed by the University of Cambridge and the Nokia Research Center (NRC) was unveiled today.

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