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Machine learning

05 Aug 2019

Artificial intelligence. Deep learning. Neural networks. Think you can ignore this stuff? Think again. Because machine learning is far too important to be left to the ComScis.

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Making recorders - Summer School 2019

Summer School success at the Department of Engineering

01 Aug 2019

The University of Cambridge held a summer school from 14-17 July 2019 within the Department of Engineering.

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Value of manufacturing to UK economy significantly underestimated, report claims

30 Jul 2019

The economic value of manufacturing to the UK is being underestimated in official statistics, presenting significant issues for policymakers, according to a new report

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Alumnus creates the perfect espresso using jet engineering

23 Jul 2019

The first jet-engineered stovetop espresso machine, developed by a Cambridge alumnus, uses a new thermodynamic system to create high pressure brewing conditions.

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Co-founder of Department spin-out named RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year

22 Jul 2019

Dr Giorgia Longobardi has been named RAEng Engineers Trust Young Engineer of the Year.

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Professor Dame Ann Dowling awarded Royal Medal

19 Jul 2019

Dame Ann Dowling, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is to receive the Royal Medal from the Royal Society.

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Department launches new prize for graduate research thanks to generous donation

18 Jul 2019

The winners of the Department’s inaugural Helios Prize – awarded for graduate research in sustainable energy or energy efficiency – have been announced.

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New Data-Centric Engineering journal launched

17 Jul 2019

A new open access journal will explore the transformative effect of data science on engineering. 

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‘The Next Leap Forward’ – four quantum technologies hubs to lead UK’s research drive

15 Jul 2019

Technologies that will allow fire crews to see through smoke and dust and computers to solve previously unsolvable computational problems, are some of the developments taking place in the UK

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Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce

11 Jul 2019

A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by engineers.

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