Department of Engineering

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Moving forward with global energy interconnection

01 May 2018

With sustainable development becoming an increasing global priority, Cambridge superconductivity expert Dr Tim Coombs was invited to share his insight at a major energy conference.

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Sakthy Selvakumaran selected as one of the UK’s top young infrastructure professionals to sit on new advisory panel

26 Apr 2018

Alumna, Chartered Civil Engineer and current PhD student Sakthy Selvakumaran is selected to become a member of the National Infrastructure Commission’s new Young Professionals Panel.

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Future Global Steel Recycling

23 Apr 2018

Environmental Science & Technology Journal has selected a paper by Katie Daehn, André Serrenho and Professor Julian Allwood as the top policy article of 2017

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Cambridge joins collaborative project to strengthen the Internet of Things

20 Apr 2018

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM), part of the Department of Engineering, has been selected to help enhance the Internet of Things (IoT) as part of a new collaborative project.

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Interdisciplinary Award for Engineering and Medicine to create the first fully-functional bioengineered bile duct

19 Apr 2018

Dr Athina Markaki and Dr Alexander Justin have been awarded a Rosetrees Trust Award for Interdisciplinary Research between Engineering and Medicine.

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Cambridge engineering research served up at Pint of Science festival

16 Apr 2018

What is the nanoscale and just how will we be interacting with computer interfaces in the future? Cambridge engineers will discuss these topics at the upcoming Pint of Science festival.

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Cambridge young entrepreneurs recognised by Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list

11 Apr 2018

Cambridge Engineering staff, students and alumni have made Forbes’ prestigious 30 Under 30 Europe list for 2018.

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Professor Janet Lees

Creativity and concrete: Recipes for better, greener infrastructure

10 Apr 2018

Humans consume a lot of cement. Global cement production in 2017 was a whopping 4.1 billion tons and hence equivalent to the weight of roughly 65 billion adults.

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Biomimetic infrastructure materials showcased at the Royal Society

09 Apr 2018

Biomimetic infrastructure materials, developed as part of collaborative research involving Cambridge engineers, have been showcased at an EPSRC event hosted by the Royal Society.

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Identification of brain region responsible for alleviating pain could lead to development of opioid alternatives

05 Apr 2018

Researchers from the UK and Japan have identified how the brain’s natural painkilling system could be used as a possible alternative to opioids for the effective relief of chronic pain.

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