Department of Engineering

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Team CoolidGe.Cambridge MBA candidate Daisuke Nishizawa and MPhil ESD students Jocelin Wijaya and Ryuta Kuniyoshi on stage.

Team CoolidGe – making the case for off-grid cold storage to aid and empower Ghana’s female farmers

10 Jul 2024

Student team’s proposal for solar-powered cold storage to address gender inequality/food loss in Ghana’s agriculture sector is recognised at global impact investment challenge.

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Professor Ioannis Brilakis

Professor Ioannis Brilakis receives the Tucker-Hasegawa Award

08 Jul 2024

Professor Ioannis Brilakis receives the Tucker-Hasegawa Award for contributions to the field of automation and robotics in construction.

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Dr Jossy Sayir

Dr Jossy Sayir – Pilkington Prize winner 2024

03 Jul 2024

Dr Jossy Sayir has been awarded one of the University’s Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching.

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Professor Matthew Juniper

Professor Matthew Juniper talks about his role as a commissioner for the Institute for Government

01 Jul 2024

Since March 2023, Matthew Juniper has been a commissioner for the Institute for Government’s Commission on the Centre of Government. ‘Power with purpose’ is the final report.

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Kate Lucas – Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Award winner

26 Jun 2024

Third-year Manufacturing Engineering Tripos (MET) student Kate Lucas has been announced as a winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Social Impact Awards 2024.

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Illustration of spinal cord in electric blue, visible through a grey-coloured outer layer resembling the human body.

‘Wraparound’ implants represent new approach to treating spinal cord injuries

24 Jun 2024

A tiny, flexible electronic device that wraps around the spinal cord could represent a new approach to the treatment of spinal injuries, which can cause profound disability and paralysis.

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Award-winning PhD research could help inform future design, development and operation of aero engines

20 Jun 2024

PhD student Abigail Berhane’s “outstanding” research on the detrimental impact of surface roughness on aero engine efficiency, has been recognised with an award.

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A head and shoulders shot of Nmeso smiling, standing outside in the sunshine in front of green grass and trees.

Gates Cambridge class of 2024 – Nmeso Egwuekwe

18 Jun 2024

Adequate electricity supply in Nigeria remains a persistent challenge but hoping to address this is Nmeso Egwuekwe (MPhil in Energy Technologies) – recipient of a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

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Cambridge engineers recognised in King's Birthday Honours 2024

17 Jun 2024

Three academics from and affiliated to the Department of Engineering are featured in the King's Birthday Honours 2024.

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Computer-generated image of human brain

Training AI models to answer ‘what if?’ questions could improve medical treatments

13 Jun 2024

Machines can learn to make predictions AND handle causal relationships. Researchers show how this could make medical treatments safer, more efficient, & more personalised.

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