Cambridge University awarded over £12million for research on graphene incl. Stephan Hofmann led project on CVD enabled graphene technology and devices. As featured in: EPSRC News, Cambridge News, The Guardian, The Telegraph, BBC News, The Daily Mail, The Financial Times, BBC News, Sky News, Times Higher Education, The Register, Yahoo News
Graphene: Taking the wonder-stuff from dream to reality. Dr Stephan Hofmann receives funding for his project on the manufacturability of graphene and other layered 2D materials. As covered by: (Research News,ITV News,BBC News,Cabume,Engineering Department,Sky News,ITPro,Newelectronics,Cambridge News,Bdaily,BusinessWeekly
Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer's wins 3rd prize in this years Photography Competition at the Department of Engineering for her image (Nanoscale Fractal Branching Patterns) of adhesive structures that mimic the ability of the gecko's feet to stick to surfaces repeatedly without losing their stickiness.
Piran Kidambi's paper "The Parameter Space of Graphene Chemical Vapor Deposition on Polycrystalline Cu" is available here
Rob Weatherup's paper "Kinetic Control of Catalytic CVD for High-Quality Graphene at Low Temperatures" is published here
Golden touch makes low-temperature graphene production a reality
A method which more than halves the temperature at which high-quality graphene can be produced has been pioneered by researchers. Rob Weatherup's paper on the growth of graphene on alloy catalysts featured in electronicsweekly.com and newelectronics.co.uk
The Depatrment's Electrical Engineering Division has won the Elektra (European Electronics Industry Awards) for best Electrical/Electronic Engineering Department of the Year (2011). The division were chosen as the most innovative and successful electronic and electrical engineering department within a university or college.