Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

The Institution of Engineering and Technology represents the public, professional and educational interests of over 150,000 electrical, electronic, manufacturing and systems engineers world-wide.
The IET Cambridge Network holds events and talks in Cambridge, the University Engineering Department and at Anglia Ruskin University. Non-members are most welcome to attend. Please go to www.theiet.org/cambridge

Address: Michael Faraday House, Stevenage
Postcode: SG1 2AY
Country: United Kingdom
Website: http://www.theiet.org/cambridge
Membership type:Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)

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University of Cambridge steals the show at the IET Innovation Awards

The University of Cambridge took one of the top prizes at the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Innovation Awards ceremony in central London last week.

20 November 2018Read in full

Good Vibrations team photo

Cambridge entrepreneurs invent device to gauge vehicle load for safe disaster relief

A team of young entrepreneurs from Pembroke College, Cambridge have won a global engineering challenge to invent an on-board device that can gauge a vehicle’s weight to ensure it is loaded correctly and safely, a problem that is often faced by Humanitarian Relief Agencies in locations with challenging terrain.

9 November 2017Read in full

Tech innovators tasked with solving real-world challenges

New £350K R&D competition tasks tech innovators with solving real-world challenges

A new initiative launched today by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) is seeking innovative UK small and medium enterprises (SMEs) whose technology can be adapted and commercialised to solve societal and industry challenges in sectors that are new to the company.

25 May 2017Read in full

New photography competition tackles traditional outdated image of engineering

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has launched a new photography competition and is looking for entries from Cambridge in a bid to challenge misconceptions of engineering and to demonstrate the ingenuity, breadth and vibrancy of the profession.

13 March 2017Read in full

Image: Lord Broers and Chi Onwurah MP

The Lord Broers supports campaign to boost number of female engineers in the UK

To mark International Women’s Day today, The Lord Broers – former Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge and President of the Royal Academy of Engineering from 2001 to 2006 – is supporting the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) #9percentisnotenough campaign to tackle the gender diversity issue in UK engineering, which is compounding the engineering skills shortage.

8 March 2017Read in full

Jenni Sidey (L) with tech reporter and host Kate Russell

Cambridge University lecturer crowned Young Woman Engineer of the Year

Cambridge University Lecturer in Engineering Jenni Sidey has been named the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year.

2 December 2016Read in full

Local schools take part in national engineering challenge

Students from across the country will become real-life engineers for a day when they research, design and build solutions to real engineering problems as part of the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s (IET) Faraday Challenge Day which has now launched.

4 November 2016Read in full

Top engineering innovators named as IET Awards finalists

Top engineering innovators named as IET Awards finalists

The shortlist of the 2016 IET Innovation Awards has been announced!

14 October 2016Read in full

Jenni Sidey

Cambridge engineer in the running for Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards

A young female engineer from Cambridge has been shortlisted for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards 2016.

11 October 2016Read in full

SMEs invited to apply for new funded R&D programme

A search has been launched for SMEs who have a technology that could be adapted and commercialised to solve a real-life healthcare issue.

25 August 2016Read in full

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Prestige Lecture - Quantum Technologies

21 Feb 2019Wolfson Theater, Churchill College

An introduction to Quantum Technologies by Dr. Paul Martin of PA Consultants.

Institution of Engineering and Technology: Professional registration workshop

Institution of Engineering and Technology: Professional registration workshop

28 Feb 2019Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

An opportunity to meet Professional Registration Advisors on a one to one basis to review your case and or application for professional registration as Eng Tech, IEng or CEng via the IET. You will be offerred advice as to how to best make your application and which registration category you should be seeking.

COMPUTER VISION: GEOMETRY, UNCERTAINTY AND MACHINE LEARNING

COMPUTER VISION: GEOMETRY, UNCERTAINTY AND MACHINE LEARNING

21 Mar 2019Cambridge University Engineering Department, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.

The last decade has seen a revolution in the theory and application of computer vision and machine learning. This presentation will give a brief review of the fundamentals.

Can High Technology Products Be Sustainable?

Can High Technology Products Be Sustainable?

18 Apr 2019Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge

The useful lifetime of hi-tech consumer products is at an all-time low. Is there designed-in obsolescence and does it matter if we throw away equipment rather than repair it? As responsible engineers, what can we do to improve the lifetime of products?

Home Broadband and the Internet: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Home Broadband and the Internet: Staying Ahead of the Curve

16 May 2019Cambridge University Engineering Department

Broadband and the internet underlies much of what we do in the modern world. This presentation describes their development over 20 years since the dot-com boom.