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Quantum Dots That Produce Smart White Lighting For Daylight

28 Sep 2022

Researchers have designed smart, colour-controllable white light devices from quantum dots, which are more efficient and have better colour saturation than standard LEDs,

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Co-founders Dr Andrea De Luca, CEO (on the left) and Professor Florin Udrea, CTO.

Cambridge spin-out Flusso acquired for £28 million

26 Sep 2022

Flow-sensing company Flusso Ltd has been jointly acquired for £28 million by a company and a global private equity fund.

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Professor Jacques Heyman receiving the Sir Frank Whittle Medal from Sir Jim McDonald the RAEng President

Professor Jacques Heyman FREng awarded Sir Frank Whittle Medal

22 Sep 2022

Professor Jacques Heyman FREng was presented with the RAEng Sir Frank Whittle Medal in recognition of his outstanding career in structural design.

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Professors elected Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering

21 Sep 2022

Cambridge Professors Mark Girolami and Epaminondas Mastorakos have been announced Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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Alumni stories: Meet the team on a mission to supercharge your sustainability efforts

15 Sep 2022

Alumni Tim Geller and Bertie Ivory-Peters first met on the MPhil programme in Nuclear Energy and soon realised that they shared a common goal: to reduce the speed and impact of climate change

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Funding awarded to build machine learning models for safety-critical applications

13 Sep 2022

PhD student Stratis Markou has been awarded $40,000 in funding to build scalable and robust machine learning models to tackle challenges facing climate science and healthcare.

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Digital Twins: a pathway to achieving the world’s sustainability goals?

06 Sep 2022

The transformative potential of Digital Twins could have a profound influence on how society addresses global sustainability challenges, say researchers in 'Nature Sustainability' journal.

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Algorithm learns to correct 3D printing errors for different parts, materials and systems

31 Aug 2022

Engineers have created intelligent 3D printers that can detect/correct errors, even in previously unseen designs, or unfamiliar materials, by learning from the experiences of other machines.

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Cambridge research centre puts people at the heart of AI

24 Aug 2022

The University of Cambridge launches a new research centre dedicated to exploring the possibilities of a world shared by both humans and machines with artificial intelligence (AI).

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New research set to crack the ‘walking fish’ phenomenon

22 Aug 2022

Cambridge engineers will build a ‘robofish’ as part of a collaborative research project exploring the water-to-land transition of the ‘walking fish’ population.

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