Department of Engineering

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A catalyst-free device for producing hydrogen gas from gaseous and liquid fuels

13 Dec 2004

There is currently a focus in the energy and transport sectors towards using hydrogen as fuel, mostly driven by the need to reduce pollution and CO2 emissions.

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Rob Dickinson Siemens Medal winner

29 Nov 2004

Rob Dickinson, now a final year student in the Department of Engineering, received a Siemens medal from Alan Wood.

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Strategy and Development Plans for the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge

22 Nov 2004

The Department of Engineering is the largest department in Cambridge and one of the leading centres of engineering in the world.

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Ground-breaking holographic technology will power a new generation of pocket-sized digital video projectors

15 Nov 2004

Nic Lawrence, Edward Buckley, Adrian Cable and Peter Mash are developing ground-breaking holographic technology, which will power a new generation of pocket-sized digital video projectors.

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EPSRC awards £2m for major university/industry collaboration in the inkjet sector

28 Oct 2004

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has awarded a new research grant of just under £2m to a major university/industry collaboration in the inkjet sector.

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Microcage grasping device holds biological cells without damage

18 Oct 2004

Researchers in the Electron Device Material (EDM) group of the Department of Engineering have developed a technology to fabricate multi-fingered microcages with a diameter of ~40µm.

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PhD student Laura James reaches finals for The WISE Excellence Award

08 Oct 2004

The Women Into Science and Engineering (WISE) Excellence Award has announced the finalists for the annual awards for outstanding women scientists, engineers, and technologists.

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BlueSci: A new Science Magazine for Cambridge

03 Oct 2004

In an effort to make science accessible to all, a student-run society, Cambridge University Science Productions (CUSP), has created BlueSci, a popular science magazine for Cambridge.

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Mechanics bicycle irony

26 Jul 2004

An evocative image of a Departmental Mechanics Lab bicycle parked in the cycle racks was highly commended in the Department's recent photo competition.

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Engineering Interact

21 Jun 2004

Educational Software developed by an engineering student for his fourth year project, has recently been accepted on to the National Grid for Learning.

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