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Alumna Griselda Togobo

Alumni Profile: Griselda Togobo

26 Feb 2024

Alumna Griselda Togobo is a successful entrepreneur and influential advocate for business diversity and inclusion.

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Deploying AI to tackle real-world and research challenges

21 Feb 2024

Engineers exploring how innovative applications of AI can be deployed in research & real-world contexts, awarded funding for tools capable of delivering benefits for science/society.

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Professor Dame Ann P. Dowling

Prof. Ann Dowling wins the AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

19 Feb 2024

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics has selected Prof. Ann Dowling as the 2024 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award for her publications on combustion noise.

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Cambridge engineers lead prize-winning idea to tackle societal challenges using AI

15 Feb 2024

Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong leads a multidisciplinary team announced as a winner of the 'AI-deas' challenge – a new prize supporting ambitious ideas for how AI can address critical societal issues.

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360-degree head-up display view could warn drivers of road obstacles in real time

12 Feb 2024

Researchers have developed an augmented reality head-up display that could improve road safety by displaying potential hazards as high-resolution three-dimensional holograms.

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Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans

08 Feb 2024

Researchers have developed a robotic sensor that incorporates artificial intelligence techniques to read braille at speeds roughly double that of most human readers.

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Kasun Kariyawasam

Alumni Profile: Building bridges between researchers and industry

07 Feb 2024

Kasun Kariyawasam talks about how his PhD research and contacts helped him to develop a potentially revolutionary way of monitoring the condition of bridges.

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Machine learning gives users ‘superhuman’ ability to open and control tools in virtual reality

05 Feb 2024

Researchers have developed a virtual reality application where a range of 3D modelling tools can be opened and controlled using just the movement of a user’s hand. 

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Alumni profile: Nick Bailey founder of Boost Bikes

29 Jan 2024

Alumnus, Nick Bailey has recently launched Boost Bikes a new business to convert road bikes to electric bikes. 

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Cambridge engineers at the forefront of research in the race to repair potholes

22 Jan 2024

Engineers working on a £17m 'Digital Roads of the Future' initiative, interviewed by the BBC on how research is helping to automatically detect and tackle potholes on our roads.

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