University of Cambridge

Institute for Manufacturing

Self-Healing and Smart Coatings

Self-Healing and Smart Coatings

Dr Ronan Daly describes new research into how sensors and smart surfaces can be designed and deployed to extend the operating life of machinery and manufactured products.

Is big data still big news?

Is big data still big news?

The internet, social media, cloud computing and mobile devices have created previously unimaginable quantities of data. People talk about ‘data being the new oil’, a natural resource that companies need to exploit and refine. But is this really true or are we in the realm of hype?

Getting creative in the kitchen

Getting creative in the kitchen

Richard Joseph took the one-year postgraduate course at the IfM in 1998. In 2003 he set up Joseph Joseph, the innovative kitchenware company, with his twin brother Anthony. It now has a turnover of £40 million, sells its products in 104 countries and has 80 employees...

Design Show 2015

Design Show 2015

View the design project work of third year manufacturing engineering students at the University of Cambridge.

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