Department of Engineering

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From the Factory Floor to Davos

15 Feb 2023

Three PhD students from the Institute for Manufacturing, successfully facilitated a public live session at the recent World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos.

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Professor Kevin Anderson

Cambridge Climate Lecture Series

15 Feb 2023

The Cambridge Climate Lecture Series is back. Professor Kevin Anderson's lecture 'From iniquity to integrity … there’s no hiding from carbon budgets' is on Thursday 16 Feb 7.00–8.30pm

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Tractor spraying fertiliser

Carbon emissions from fertilisers could be reduced by as much as 80% by 2050

13 Feb 2023

Researchers have calculated the carbon footprint for the full life cycle of fertilisers and found that carbon emissions could be reduced to one-fifth of current levels by 2050.

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Nuclear engineer secures postdoctoral fellowship from the EPSRC

09 Feb 2023

Dr Paul Cosgrove awarded an EPSRC postdoctoral fellowship to investigate an alternative approach to nuclear reactor multi-physics simulations – a challenging area in nuclear engineering.

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Cleanroom Wet Bench within the Cambridge Graphene Centre.

The University’s Research Equipment and Facilities Sharing Database

06 Feb 2023

The University’s digital portfolio of shareable equipment managed by engineering alumnus Dr Christopher Wilkinson has now been accessed by over 19,000 members of staff and students.

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Epsimon's technicians installing Sensorgrid, a fibre-optic instrumented geogrid for early detection of sub-surface ground moveme

Delivering innovative monitoring solutions for data-driven asset management

01 Feb 2023

Spin-out company Epsimon is applying innovative fibre optic sensing solutions and data-driven insights that bring new capabilities to monitoring infrastructure assets.

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Alumni stories: Meet Tombo Banda – the engineer striving to close the energy access gap in Africa

30 Jan 2023

Alumna Tombo Banda embarked on the MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development programme at Cambridge in 2015. Here she reveals more about her experience and career journey to date.

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Accelerating the transition to a zero carbon world

25 Jan 2023

A number of Cambridge engineers have been awarded funding for various research projects focused on energy transitions to achieve net zero carbon by 2050.

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Offshore Wind Turbines

Best Student Paper at the Indian Symposium on Offshore Geotechnics

23 Jan 2023

PhD student Karthy Natarajan was awarded the Best Student Paper at the Indian Symposium on Offshore Geotechnics (ISOG) 2022

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New electromagnetic device could catapult advances in mechanobiology research into the clinical arena

17 Jan 2023

A new electromagnetic device that enables high-precision measurements of a broad range of soft biological tissues, has established a new standard of precision in the mechanobiology field.

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