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Sensors made from ‘frozen smoke’ can detect toxic formaldehyde in homes and offices

18 Mar 2024

Researchers have developed a sensor made from ‘frozen smoke’ that uses AI techniques to detect formaldehyde in real time at concentrations as low as eight parts per billion.

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New Centre for Doctoral Training announced to unlock net zero for the infrastructure sector

12 Mar 2024

New Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment: Unlocking Net Zero (FIBE3 CDT) announced – building on the strength of its CDT predecessors FIBE & FIBE2.

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Professor Harald Haas the Van Eck Professor of Engineering

Professor Harald Haas appointed to the Van Eck Professorship of Engineering

11 Mar 2024

Professor Haas will be the Van Eck Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge from 1 April 2024.

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Construction site showing the partial build of a new house with scaffolding on show.

Study to explore if circular economy can meet needs of UK's buildings

06 Mar 2024

Cambridge joins new £6m project exploring the extent to which the circular economy could meet the UK’s building needs using zero new material extractions, with zero emissions & zero waste

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Prof Matthew Juniper (left) and Dr David Krueger

Turing Fellows announced

04 Mar 2024

Prof Matthew Juniper and Dr David Krueger have been appointed fellows of the Alan Turing Institute.

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£11m semiconductor research centre could be key player in UK’s net zero mission

28 Feb 2024

The University of Cambridge is a partner in the new £11 million Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) REWIRE, set to deliver pioneering semiconductor technologies and new electronic devices.

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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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