Diagnosing deadly diseases

Friday 12 May 2017

University of Cambridge engineers and scientists from Fluids in Advanced Manufacturing and Cambridge Analytical Biotechnology groups have joined forces to develop an on-the-spot low-cost tool for the rapid diagnosis of infectious diseases.

Liquid assets

Thursday 24 March 2016

Understanding fluids and their behaviour is key to developing new manufacturing processes and a wide range of applications. Professor Ian Hutchings, Head of the Inkjet Research Centre, and Dr Ronan Daly, Head of the Fluids in Advanced Manufacturing Group, explain how the IfM’s research in this area has evolved over the last ten years – and where they see it heading.

Prize awarded to Tadas Kartanas at VitaScientia 2016

Monday 4 January 2016

Congratulations to Tadas Kartanas, who was selected as the 2nd best short oral presentation at the recent 2nd Vita Scientia conference at the Joint Centre for Life Sciences in Vilnius, Lithuania.

2015 MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibition Boston

Friday 4 December 2015

Yoanna Shams from the Fluids in Advanced Manufacturing (FIAM) group and the CDT in Ultra Precision attended the MRS meeting in Boston for a five-day conference covering a wide range of Materials Science and Engineering topics. Yoanna presented her work on combining inkjet printing with ultra-fast laser ablation to manufacture nanomaterial-based sensors.

IfM students shine in engineering photo competition

Tuesday 1 December 2015

Four PhD students at the Institute for Manufacturing (IfM) participated in the 2015 Carl Zeiss Photography competition, with one winning second prize.

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.

Deans' Forum Lecture Series - University of Tokyo

Monday 14 September 2015

Qingxin Zhang from the Fluids in Advanced Manufacturing (FIAM) group attended the Deans’ Forum at the University of Tokyo for a five-day intensive lecture programme about microfluidics and its biomedical applications.

Self-Healing and Smart Coatings: The Future of Materials

Thursday 23 July 2015

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

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.

Advanced manufacturing - From research to real products

Wednesday 1 April 2015

Dr Ronan Daly, from the IfM’s Inkjet Research Centre and founder of the new Fluids in Advanced Manufacturing Group, explains why taking a cross-disciplinary approach to advanced manufacturing research has the potential to deliver solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems.

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