Department of Engineering

Latest news

Latest news


Topping Out – a new industrial education facility

28 Dec 2003

The Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) and Wolfson College held a topping out ceremony for a purpose-designed facility to allow Wolfson and the IfM to expand their educational programmes.

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Solar sail for Christmas Lectures

22 Dec 2003

Roger Denston and Peter Knott, both technicians in the Structures Group, will be helping out at the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures this year.

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SAMIA event

18 Dec 2003

A blue plaque placed in honour of Sir Frank Whittle, will be unveiled at the main entrance to The Department of Engineering at 14.00 on Tuesday 13 January, 2004.

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Diamond power

10 Dec 2003

A grant has been awarded to a consortium to develop diamond manufactured by CVD (Chemical Vapour Deposition) for novel power electronic components.

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IEE Project Prize

08 Dec 2003

Aled Laugharne, who graduated in June, has just been awarded the IEE Manufacturing/IBM MEng Project Prize for 2003.

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Leverhulme Prize Winners

28 Nov 2003

Dr Vikram Deshpande and Dr Florin Udrea have each been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in recognition of their research achievements.

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New initiatives for local business from IfM

19 Nov 2003

The aim of the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) is to assist companies to grow and to increase their competitiveness across the business cycle.

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Congratulations Rob Underhill

16 Nov 2003

Rob Underhill, now a final year student at CUED, received a Siemens medal.

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Royal Medal

13 Nov 2003

Professor Kenneth Johnson FRS, FEng has been awarded a Royal Medal by the Royal Society, for his outstanding work in the field of contact mechanics.

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Silent Aircraft Initiative

12 Nov 2003

The Cambridge-MIT Institute (CMI) has launched a unique project to design a 'silent' aircraft.

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