Department of Engineering

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Professor Colm Durkan

Acting Head of Department Professor Colm Durkan

29 Mar 2023

Professor Richard Prager has been appointed Chief Scientific Adviser at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities. Acting Head of Department is Professor Colm Durkan.

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Falling Walls Lab 2023: Pitch your innovative idea

29 Mar 2023

Students and early-career professionals of all disciplines are encouraged to apply to the Falling Walls Lab international competition. Pitch your innovative idea in just three minutes.

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Professor Colm Durkan (left) and Antoine Koen

Helios prize awarded for research in sustainable energy

27 Mar 2023

The winner of the Department’s Helios Prize – awarded for graduate research in sustainable energy or energy efficiency – has been announced.

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What really matters in multi-storey building design?

22 Mar 2023

The impact of multi-storey building design considerations on embodied emissions, cost, and operational energy has been revealed for the first time.

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Jag Srai 

Supply chains, how they work and how to improve them

20 Mar 2023

Supply chains, how they work and how to improve them: An interview with Jag Srai

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Gaia Vince and Jonathon Porritt

Cambridge Climate Lecture Series

16 Mar 2023

How should we manage our future as the global temperature rises beyond the agreed safe limit of 1.5C?

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Equipping undergraduates with hands-on experience via interactive lab sessions

13 Mar 2023

New practical experiments in mechanics have been introduced to 1st & 2nd-year undergraduates – bringing to life theories of angular momentum & motion of a double pendulum, for example

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Alumni Profile: Sam Davies yachtswoman

08 Mar 2023

Alumna Sam Davies is a talented and highly experienced skipper. She began her career in competitive sailing at 24 with her 1st crewed round the world trip - the Jules Verne Trophy - in 1998.

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Professor Dame Sarah Springman

Alumni Profile: Professor Dame Sarah Springman

06 Mar 2023

Professor Sarah Springman is one of the most accomplished academic geotechnical engineers and a pioneer in the study of soft soil mechanics, ground improvement and mass movement of slopes.

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International Virtual Conference on Embodied Intelligence

28 Feb 2023

Our Bio-inspired Robotics Lab will host an international conference on embodied intelligence – with expert speakers including philosophers, neuroscientists, biologists & roboticists.

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