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News stories archive - 2016

News stories archive - 2016

Dr John C Taylor OBE

Inventor Dr John C Taylor OBE donates £2.5m for Cambridge Professorship of Innovation

13 Dec 2016

Dr John C Taylor OBE is donating £2.5 million to Cambridge University to set up the Professorship of Innovation, a prestigious new chair at the world-leading Department of Engineering.

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Dr Giorgia Longobardi and Dr Max Bock win first prizes at Postdoc Enterprise Competition

12 Dec 2016

Dr Giorgia Longobardi with Cambridge GaN Devices, and Dr Max Bock with Netwookie, both won first prize at the Postdoc Enterprise Competition.

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Keno with the CUER Endeavour Solar Car 2012 and a model Evolution

Keno Mario-Ghae receives ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award

08 Dec 2016

Alumnus Keno Mario-Ghae is the proud recipient of the The National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) ‘Young Engineer of the Year’ award.

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Professor Phil Woodland elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

07 Dec 2016

Congratulations to Professor Phil Woodland on being elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. 

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IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Dr Jenni Sidey

06 Dec 2016

Dr Jenni Sidey, University Lecturer in Internal Combustion Engines, has received the IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award.

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Cambridge students spark international electric vehicle collaboration

01 Dec 2016

Leading solar car development in the UK, Cambridge University Eco Racing is attracting not only attention but also support from around the globe

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James Macleod: Graphene-IPA Ink

ZEISS Photography competition 2016

29 Nov 2016

It could be a crystal ball from a mythical age showing the swirling mists of time, but James Macleod’s image, which has won this year’s Photo Competition, actually shows graphene being...

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Environmentally-friendly graphene textiles could enable wearable electronics

28 Nov 2016

A new method by Department researchers for producing conductive cotton fabrics using graphene-based inks opens up new possibilities for flexible and wearable electronics.

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Reconditioning the brain to overcome fear

23 Nov 2016

Researchers have discovered a way to remove specific fears from the brain, using a combination of artificial intelligence and brain scanning technology. 

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Artificial intelligence: computer says YES (but is it right?)

17 Nov 2016

Computers that learn for themselves are with us now. As they become more common in ‘high-stakes’ applications like robotic surgery, terrorism detection and driverless cars....

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