Department of Engineering

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Facing up to Fukushima

01 Jun 2011

In the wake of the disaster at the Fukushima reactor, Japan and other nations are re-evaluating their attitude to nuclear energy.

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Members of the Eco House Initiative leadership team L-R Jamie Radford, Luke Bramwell, Maxine Jordan, Jose Vallejo

Eco House Initiative brings together students, academics and industry to innovate in sustainable housing design for the developing world

25 May 2011

The world is facing unprecedented challenges associated with continued population growth, economic growth, poverty and climate change.

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Warren Bennett

A Suit That Fits

18 May 2011

A Suit That Fits, the world's first online tailoring company, was founded in 2006 by engineering alumnus Warren Bennett and his school friend David Hathiramani.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling

Professor Dame Ann Dowling winner of the UKRC's Women of Outstanding Achievement awards

11 May 2011

Professor Dame Ann Dowling was among seven women at the forefront of science, engineering and technology who were honoured last week at the Royal Academy of Engineering in London.

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Dr Andrea Ferrari

Dr Andrea Ferrari receives the EU-40 Materials Prize

09 May 2011

Dr Andrea Ferrari was awarded the EU-40 Materials Prize.

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Dr Andrea Ferrari

The Pilot for a visionary research initiative on graphene funded by the European Commission

04 May 2011

A coordination action on graphene has been funded by the European Commission to develop plans for a 10-year, 1 Billion euro Future and Emerging Technology (FET) flagship.

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Bombing the dam

Dambusters: Building The Bouncing Bomb

30 Apr 2011

The daring Dambusters raid of World War II has been recreated by a Cambridge-led team to prove how the amazing feat was achieved.

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Ying Hao

Ying Hao wins Best Student Presentation Award at ACP

27 Apr 2011

Ying Hao, a third year PhD student, won best paper in the Displays and Solid Lighting category.

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Professor Ian White (left) and Sithamparanathan Sabesan

Two Engineering researchers have received prizes at the ICT Pioneers awards for their groundbreaking approach to modern problems

20 Apr 2011

Cambridge Engineering research has been celebrated at the UK ICT Pioneers Competition.

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Ivor Day's 'Turbine Wheel'

Carl Zeiss Photography and Video Competitions at the Department of Engineering

17 Apr 2011

This year the Department is holding a photography competition and a video competition.

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