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Business Secretary Greg Clark makes House of Commons announcement of 2 new national engineering awards in tribute to Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya

The outstanding achievements of Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya (CBE FREng FRS) are to be recognised with two dedicated tributes to continue his legacy, the Government announced today (Tuesday 16 July).

Warwick submarine team are winners in the US

The Warwick Submarine team which consists of six 4th year engineering students, have won the ‘Smooth Operator’ award for their human powered submarine, at the International Submarine Races (ISR-15) in Maryland, USA

Wed 10 Jul 2019, 14:10 | Tags: WMG, Engineering, warwick sub

Do passengers prefer autonomous vehicles driven like machines or like humans?– research finds that “peeking round” corners provides answers

Passenger and pedestrian confidence and acceptance will be key to the future and development of autonomous vehicles so researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have just conducted and reported an experiment to see which autonomous vehicles driving style engendered the highest levels of confidence among autonomous vehicles passengers – driving with full machine efficiency, or driving in a way that emulates average human driving.  The surprising result was that neither was optimal but that a blend of both might be best.

WMG staff begin 5 day marathon cycle in memory of Coventry boy with rare cancer

Nine staff from WMG at the University of Warwick have come together in a sponsored cycle marathon starting Tuesday 2nd July with the aim to raise £1,000 towards the total of £50,000 in memory of Ben Crowther, the young son of a WMG member of staff Scott Crowther, who had a rare cancer called Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma.

Mon 01 Jul 2019, 09:39 | Tags: WMG, Fundraising, Sciences

How you charge your mobile phone could compromise its battery lifespan

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile phones using typical LIBs (Lithium-ion batteries)

Wed 26 Jun 2019, 08:52 | Tags: WMG, Batteries, Sciences

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