Department of Engineering

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Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE awarded the President’s Medal from the Institution of Civil Engineers

10 Oct 2019

The President’s Medal is awarded annually by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to an outstanding civil engineer. 

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The engineering student who gets his kicks from playing with the Pythons

08 Oct 2019

Meet Kiran Singh Jolly –  a running back with the University of Cambridge’s American Football Club  – who  is learning about jet engines and leading the Sikh Society.

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Formula One internship brings Hugo a step closer to his dream career

01 Oct 2019

Engineering undergraduate Hugo Parry has just completed a one-year internship at British Formula One motor racing team ROKiT Williams Racing. 

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Department contributes visual clarity test for new global guidelines for e-commerce images

27 Sep 2019

Global standards body GS1 recently published a new guideline for e-commerce images that are displayed on mobile devices. 

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Opening of new Civil Engineering Building to make ‘significant contribution’ to UK infrastructure research

24 Sep 2019

A new multimillion pound collaborative space for the civil engineering industry to work alongside leading researchers from the University of Cambridge will officially open today.

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University Enterprise Zone aims to drive innovation across Cambridge

23 Sep 2019

Cambridge is to establish a University Enterprise Zone as part of a new government initiative announced by Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.

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Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and free up roads – but not soon enough

18 Sep 2019

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the future of flying cars.

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Cambridge and Nanjing break ground on 'smart cities' Centre

16 Sep 2019

The University of Cambridge and the Nanjing Municipal Government have broken ground on the Cambridge University-Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation.

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New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivalled viewing experience

13 Sep 2019

Cambridge engineers have developed a new augmented reality (AR) head mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3D viewing experience, without the side effects of nausea or eyestrain.

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A new postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Engineering to be funded by Tencent

10 Sep 2019

Technology giant Tencent has made a generous gift to fund a new five-year postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Engineering.

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