11 Apr 2001
A group of researchers were the first to publish results that show that a newly discovered superconducting compound, MgB2, has considerable potential for fabrication.
26 Mar 2001
A new challenge for inventors was issued last year for the first ever Techno Games, a sort of 'Robot Olympics'.
14 Feb 2001
Pioneering work in semiconductor technology in the Department of Engineering has led Professor Gehan Amaratunga and Dr Florin Udrea to set up a spin-off company, Cambridge Semiconductor.
24 Jan 2001
Professor Ian Liddell, known to the world as the designer, with Buro Happold, of the Millennium Dome, has been a visiting professor to the Department since 1999.
11 Jan 2001
Peter Guthrie has been appointed as the new 'Professor of Engineering for Sustainable Development' funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering.
05 Jan 2001
The Arthur Shercliff Memorial Trust which was established to promote technical visits abroad by undergraduates and graduate students, offers two scholarships, valued at £900 each.
19 Dec 2000
The Department are grateful to Alenia Marconi Systems Ltd. (AMS) who have agreed to sponsor up to three Cambridge undergraduate Electrical or Information engineers per year.
15 Dec 2000
21 Nov 2000
Sir Alec Broers FREng FRS, Vice-Chancellor of the University and former Head of the Department of Engineering (1992-1996), was presented with the solid gold Prince Philip Medal.
08 Nov 2000
How many times do the headlines include news of lorries rolling over and discharging their contents on to major highways causing traffic chaos?