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'For excellence in teaching' - Dr Carl Henrik Ek wins a Pilkington Prize

Congratulations to our colleague Dr Carl Henrik Ek who has won a 2024 Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching.

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

Department of Engineering - Wed, 06/03/2024 - 00:00
Cambridge engineers will join a new £6 million project exploring the extent to which the circular economy could meet the UK’s building needs – using zero new material extractions, with zero emissions and zero waste.
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Turing Fellows announced

Department of Engineering - Mon, 04/03/2024 - 00:00
Professor Matthew Juniper and Dr David Krueger have been appointed fellows of the Alan Turing Institute. Turing Fellows are the next generation of world leading researchers. They have proven research excellence in data science, artificial intelligence, or a related field.
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CEB Alumnus wins Study UK award

Institute of Biotechnology (now part of CEB) alumnus Adnan Iqbal has won a Study UK USA Alumni Award in Business and Innovation.

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

Department of Engineering - Wed, 28/02/2024 - 00:00
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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Alumni Profile: Griselda Togobo

Department of Engineering - Mon, 26/02/2024 - 00:00
Alumna Griselda Togobo is a successful entrepreneur and influential advocate for business diversity and inclusion. Born in Ghana, Griselda is CEO of Forward Ladies, a network dedicated to empowering and supporting women-owned and women-led businesses. In our conversation, Griselda shares her unwavering passion for promoting female leadership and discusses how attending the University of Cambridge gave her the courage to take risks and embrace failure.
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'Escaping the Pointless' research wins undergraduate top prize

Congratulations to 3rd-year undergraduate Jakub Bachurski who won first prize in the Student Research Competition at the Principles of Programming Languages (POPL) 2024 conference.

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Deploying AI to tackle real-world and research challenges

Department of Engineering - Wed, 21/02/2024 - 00:00
Cambridge engineers exploring how innovative applications of AI can be deployed in research and real-world contexts, have been awarded funding in recognition of tools capable of delivering benefits for science and society.
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Department spin-out lowRISC and OpenTitan coalition announce world's first commercial quality open-source chip

Department spin-out lowRISC and the OpenTitan coalition have announced the production of the first commercial quality open-source chip in the world .

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Prof. Ann Dowling wins the AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

Department of Engineering - Mon, 19/02/2024 - 00:00
The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), the world’s largest aerospace professional society, has selected Professor Dame Ann P. Dowling as the 2024 Pendray Aerospace Literature Award winner, for her publications on combustion noise.
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Cambridge engineers lead prize-winning idea to tackle societal challenges using AI

Department of Engineering - Thu, 15/02/2024 - 00:00
Dr Kwadwo Oti-Sarpong, Senior Research and Teaching Associate at the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), leads a multidisciplinary team announced as a winner of the 'AI-deas' challenge – a new University prize supporting ambitious ideas for how AI can address critical societal issues.
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Meet robots, solve puzzles & make music with code at our Cambridge Festival day

Negotiating with a robot, tackling pirate-themed 'Escape Room' puzzles and making music with code are just some of the activities visitors can try at our Cambridge Festival Open Day on Saturday 16 March 2024.

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

Department of Engineering - Mon, 12/02/2024 - 00:00
Researchers have developed an augmented reality head-up display that could improve road safety by displaying potential hazards as high-resolution three-dimensional holograms directly in a driver’s field of vision in real time.
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Robot trained to read braille at twice the speed of humans

Department of Engineering - Thu, 08/02/2024 - 00:00
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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Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize 2023 awarded to Jana Weber

The 2023 Danckwerts-Pergamon Prize has been awarded to Jana Weber.

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Alumni Profile: Building bridges between researchers and industry

Department of Engineering - Wed, 07/02/2024 - 00:00
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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CEB digitally connects labs in Cambridge & Singapore

Researchers from the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology (CEB) have autonomously optimised a chemical reaction by digitally linking labs in Cambridge and Singapore. This breakthrough could help integrate and automate research laboratories around the world, which in turn could dramatically advance...

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

Department of Engineering - Mon, 05/02/2024 - 00:00
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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Marking 20 years of Women@CL

We are celebrating 20 years of the Department's Women@CL network - which exists to support female and non-binary computer science students here - at a special event this March.

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Showcasing our Climate and Sustainability research

'How old weather forecasts can help us design future energy systems' and 'Space Lasers for Good: Remote measurement of tropical forest degradation'. These were among the topics at our Climate & Sustainability Research Showcase.

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