Science festival 2016 at the IfM

Sunday 20 March 2016

More than 1000 visitors of all ages visited the IfM on Saturday 19 March for the annual Cambridge Science Festival.

50 years of manufacturing at Cambridge

Monday 26 October 2015

2015 is an important year for the IfM. This October sees the 50th annual intake of students on its MPhil in Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management. This was a pioneering course when it was first conceived and its twenty-first century graduates are more sought after than ever. October 2015 is also when Professor Sir Mike Gregory retires after 20 years leading manufacturing research, education and practice at the University of Cambridge and we welcome his successor, Professor Andy Neely.

Manufacturing the Future conference: key speakers confirmed

Tuesday 21 July 2015

Leading UK academics, industrialists and senior government representatives will gather at the fourth EPSRC Manufacturing the Future Conference at the University of Cambridge on 17 and 18 September 2015.

Photonics PhD student explains influence of Star Wars novel on her work

Thursday 18 June 2015

PhD student Karen Yu explains how George Lucas' Star Wars novel has influenced her work in the field of photonic lasers as part of the University of Cambridge's 'Novel Thoughts' project.

IfM Briefing Day 2015

Friday 15 May 2015

On 14 May, the IfM held its annual Briefing Day – attended by more than 150 senior industrialists and policymakers who heard about the IfM’s latest research and the work it is doing with industry and government.

Take a peek into the magical world of photonics and nanoparticles

Tuesday 2 December 2014

Three doctoral students and a lecturer from the IfM entered images of carbon nanotube shapes, laser metal depositions and crystals into the annual Carl Zeiss Photo Competition.

Advanced materials: one of the UK's eight great technologies for future growth

Wednesday 11 June 2014

The importance of advanced materials as one of the UK's “eight great technologies” for future growth is discussed by Professor Bill O’Neill in a series which focuses on research into advanced materials across the University of Cambridge.

Hi-Wi project awarded poster prize at REPM'12 conference

Monday 1 October 2012

David Hopkinson wins best poster presentation award

Bill O'Neill appointed Professor of Laser Engineering

Wednesday 6 June 2012

Congratulations to Dr Bill O’Neill who has been appointed Professor of Laser Engineering.

European Manufacturing Strategies Summit, Germany, October 9th & 10th 2006

Friday 1 September 2006

The European Manufacturing Strategies Summit (EMS Summit) will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 9th and 10th.

Announcement of new project - High Efficiency Gas-assisted cutting using optimised next generation fibre lasers

Monday 1 May 2006

The Centre for Industrial Photonics has announced it is to begin a £350,000 research project funded by the DTI as part of their 'Optoelectronics and Disruptive Electronics Programme'.

Centre for Industrial Photonics - Leading the field of advanced photonic systems

Wednesday 1 February 2006

The Institute for Manufacturing has launched its Centre for Industrial Photonics (CIP).

Dr O'Neill elected a Director of the Laser Institute of America

Wednesday 2 November 2005

Dr Bill O'Neill of the IfM has been elected a Director of the Laser Institute of America (LIA).

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