Department of Engineering

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Hugh Hunt advises on record Speed attempt

21 Jan 2014

Motorcycle racer Guy Martin turned to the Department of Engineering for expert help in making his new Channel 4 television series, Speed.

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Mike Sharman 1933 - 2013

15 Jan 2014

Mike Sharman, a pioneering course director in manufacturing at the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge has died, aged 80.

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Institution of Civil Engineers honour for Dr Abir Al-Tabbaa

14 Jan 2014

Congratulations to Dr Abir Al-Tabbaa of the Department of Engineering who has been elected Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

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Royal Academy of Engineering nominates its first female President

09 Jan 2014

The Royal Academy of Engineering has nominated Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Head of the Department of Engineering, as its first female President.

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Ross Henrywood is Undergraduate Visionary 2013

07 Jan 2014

PhD student Ross Henrywood has won the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) Undergraduate Visionary Award.

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Cells from the eye are inkjet-printed for the first time

06 Jan 2014

A group of researchers from Cambridge have used inkjet printing technology to successfully print cells taken from the eye for the very first time.

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Dishes close-up. One of the supercomputer’s first roles will be as a test

Super-fast and super-green: Cambridge unveils high-performance computer

19 Dec 2013

An energy-efficient high-performance computer, with a performance equivalent to 4,000 desktop PCs running at once, will enable researchers to handle Big Data challenges

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Jenna Shapiro

Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

16 Dec 2013

The following article was written by PhD student Jenna Shapiro about her interdisciplinary project between Cambridge Engineering and the National Institutes of Health in the United States.

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Mr Timothy Newman, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Mr Frederic Nicolas, Sir James Dyson, Dr Anurag Agarwal with early version of rig

PhD student Tim Newman wins Best Presentation award: Towards a silent fan project

12 Dec 2013

Dyson sponsored PhD student Tim Newman, has won First Prize in the Best Student Paper Award competition at ICA 2013 Montreal.

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Presentation of Athena SWAN awards with Professor Keith Glover and Dr Kate Knill on the far left

Department receives Athena SWAN equality award

10 Dec 2013

The Department of Engineering was praised for its mentoring scheme for newly-appointed staff at the recent Athena SWAN awards ceremony.

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