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Steven Barrett appointed Regius Professor of Engineering

Thu, 18/04/2024 - 00:00
An expert on the environmental impacts of aviation, Barrett joins the University of Cambridge from MIT.
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Professor Albert Guillén i Fàbregas awarded European Research Council funding

Tue, 16/04/2024 - 00:00
The European Research Council (ERC) has announced the names of 255 outstanding research leaders to be awarded ERC Advanced Grants. The funding is amongst the EU’s most prestigious and competitive, providing leading senior researchers with the opportunity to pursue ambitious, curiosity-driven projects that could lead to major scientific breakthroughs. The new grants, worth in total nearly €652 million, are part of the EU’s Horizon Europe programme. 
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Batting a path to sustainable cricket innovation – new research to help tackle kit wastage

Thu, 11/04/2024 - 00:00
A new project involving Cambridge researchers aims to challenge existing “wasteful” practices in the design and production of cricket gear – and help preserve and grow the UK cottage industry supporting it.
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Juyeon Heo receives an Apple Scholar in AIML PhD fellowship

Mon, 08/04/2024 - 00:00
Juyeon Heo is a third-year PhD student at the University of Cambridge supervised by Adrian Weller. Her research aims to build trustworthy AI in healthcare, focusing on the generalisability and interpretability of Deep Neural Networks and Large Language Models.
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Cambridge engineering PhD research presented at Parliament

Wed, 03/04/2024 - 00:00
PhD students Teja Potočnik and David Hardman showcased their engineering research at Parliament to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of the STEM for BRITAIN poster competition.
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Global call for collaborators: New GOAL-Trauma study seeks to advance trauma care worldwide

Wed, 27/03/2024 - 00:00
Every year, over 5 million people die from traumatic injuries worldwide, highlighting the urgent need for advancements in trauma care. To address this critical issue, the GOAL-Trauma study, being run from the International Health Systems Group in the Department of Engineering, is looking for collaborators from hospitals around the world to assess trauma care.
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Interdisciplinary research on decarbonisation and low carbon energy given funding boost

Mon, 25/03/2024 - 00:00
A number of Cambridge engineers have secured funding for various research projects focused on decarbonisation and low carbon energy.
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Clinician Engineer Hub international student programme

Thu, 21/03/2024 - 00:00
The Clinician Engineer Hub hosted an international student to meet faculty specialising in biomedical engineering research.
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Sensors made from ‘frozen smoke’ can detect toxic formaldehyde in homes and offices

Mon, 18/03/2024 - 00:00
Researchers have developed a sensor made from ‘frozen smoke’ that uses artificial intelligence techniques to detect formaldehyde in real time at concentrations as low as eight parts per billion, far beyond the sensitivity of most indoor air quality sensors.
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New Centre for Doctoral Training announced to unlock net zero for the infrastructure sector

Tue, 12/03/2024 - 00:00
The Civil Engineering Division has been successful in its bid for a Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment: Unlocking Net Zero (FIBE3 CDT) – building on the strength of its two CDT predecessors FIBE and FIBE2.
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Professor Harald Haas appointed to the Van Eck Professorship of Engineering

Mon, 11/03/2024 - 00:00
Professor Haas will be the Van Eck Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge from 1 April 2024.
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Study to explore if circular economy can meet needs of UK's buildings

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

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

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

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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Deploying AI to tackle real-world and research challenges

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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Prof. Ann Dowling wins the AIAA Pendray Aerospace Literature Award

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

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

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

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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