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Monday 27 April - Friday 12 June


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MechEng undergrads to mentor local schools in global STEM initiative

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Support for F1 in Schools includes mentoring and three annual bursaries to study mechanical engineering at UCL

UCL MechEng students head to Rotterdam with a Euro vision

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Team Hydrone

Never mind Eurovision. There is another big European competition coming up and UCL has a very stylish looking entry.

Review paper on engineering micro-organisms for designer fuels production

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Engine testing of a fuel from micro algae

What should future sustainable fuels from genetically engineered micro-organisms be so that they are cleaner burning and more efficient than the fossil fuels and current crop-derived biofuels they might replace?

Professor Paik claims William Froude Medal for Naval Architecture

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Professor Jeom Kee Paik, who joined UCL Mechanical Engineering in January, has won The Royal Institution of Naval Architects' (RINA) highest professional honour, the William Froude Medal.

Leverhulme Fellowship allows Vanessa Diaz to "imagine the impossible"

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Leverhulme Fellowship allows Vanessa Diaz to "imagine the impossible"
  • Dr Vanessa Diaz awarded Leverhulme Trust Fellowship
  • Research will focus on modelling atherosclerosis.

Dr Sunthar Mahalingam wins international young researcher award

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Dr S Mahalingam

Many congratulations to Dr Sunthar Mahalingam, whose excellent work in materials science research has earned him an international Young Researchers Award, to be presented today.

Dr Paul Hellier: Fuelling the Future

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Dr Paul Hellier, UCL Mechanical Engineering

UCL Mechanical Engineering Senior Research Associate Dr Paul Hellier specialises in exploring future fuel strategies including biofuels. After recently winning additional funding from the EPSRC he spoke to us about tweaking algae, coffee-based energy and tomorrow's fuels.

The new Pindelski-Barrack Bursary: Alumni fund places for MechEng undergraduates

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UCL MechEng students in Munich
  • Bursary open to applications from current offer holders for 2015/16 academic year
  • Awards will cover full undergraduate fees

Royal Navy honours Dan Hall with YARD Prize

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Lt Daniel Hall receives YARD prize

The UK Royal Navy has honoured recent UCL MechEng student Lt Daniel Hall RN with the Navy’s YARD Prize 2014.

Cover story: "Creating optically tunable protein bubbles..."

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Prof Mohan Edirisinghe

The January 2015 issue of Langmuir, the American Chemical Society Journal of Surfaces and Colloids, features the work from Professor Mohan Edirisinghe's Biomaterials Processing Group on its cover.

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