Department of Engineering

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Rachel Garsed: Shot in the Dark,  1st Prize in the ZEISS photography competition 2015

Photography Competition 2016

02 Mar 2016

This year's photography competition, open to all staff and students in the Department, is sponsored by ZEISS, there are some great prizes to be won.

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Silicon MicroGravity

Cambridge spin-out secures $3m to improve oil recovery efficiency

29 Feb 2016

University of Cambridge spin-out Silicon MicroGravity, developer of a novel sensor technology used by oil companies to enhance oil recovery, has received initial funding of $3 million.

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Seeing inside ancient Egypt

24 Feb 2016

A Department of Engineering researcher used medical imaging techniques to understand Egyptian artefacts in the Fitzwilliam Museum’s new 'Death on the Nile' exhibition.

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Graphene takes centre stage at Mobile World Congress

23 Feb 2016

The Cambridge Graphene Centre together with several of its industrial and academic partners have unveiled the inaugural Graphene Pavilion at the 2016 Mobile World Congress.

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Professor Sir Mark Welland elected Master of St Catharine's College

23 Feb 2016

The Fellows of St Catharine’s have elected Professor Sir Mark Welland as the next Master of the College. 

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Katie Klavenes (right) working with a year 9 pupil at a Designing Our Tomorrow resources pilot

Empathy and engineering: Can our brain type explain the gender gap in STEM subjects and careers?

22 Feb 2016

It’s no secret that far fewer females enter into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) professions and fields such as engineering struggle to recruit women.

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Dyson Centre for Engineering Design

Alumnus helps bring Dyson Centre to life

19 Feb 2016

The recently opened Dyson Centre for Engineering Design has been supported by a £300,000 grant from Denis Burrell CBE via the Burrell Family Charitable Trust.

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Interview with Matthew Juniper, Professor of Thermofluid Dynamics

16 Feb 2016

In this interview with the Cambridge Blue Bird, Professor Matthew Juniper speaks about his time in the Paralympics and how this influences his work.

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The honorands at Encaenia, 2015 From left: Professor Sir Richard Evans, Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Professor Wallace Broecker,

Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives honorary degrees

11 Feb 2016

Congratulations to Professor Dame Ann Dowling who last year received honorary degrees from Oxford, Leeds, Queen's University Belfast, London South Bank University and Heriot-Watt.

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Ruth Buscombe

Alumna Ruth Buscombe Formula One Scuderia Ferrari Strategist joins Haas F1 Team

11 Feb 2016

Alumna Ruth Buscombe has left her role within the race strategy team at Ferrari to join the Haas F1 Team.

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