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  • The problem of comfort in prosthetics

    Author: Oscar Rovira (2nd year Integrated Mechanical & Electrical Engineering student). There are thousands of amputations per year in war-torn countries due to mines. The current process of multiple castings and weeks of testing for every individual prosthetic limb has...

  • A glimpse of Munich - Part 1: Arriving & lots of beer!

    CivilEngAbout Us Guten Morgen! Let us introduce ourselves. We are Antonio and Nicklas, two final year Civil Engineering students from Bath, currently starting our ERASMUS exchange at the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Munich. While we were originally planning on...

  • Algorithms to improve medical imaging

    Author: Ander Biguri, PhD student from our Engineering Tomography Lab. Having clear, non-blurred images is key for medical imaging, especially during radiation therapy. Knowing the exact location of a tumour helps to target treatment and protect healthy tissue. Motion artefacts...

  • Matthew - Wilkommen zum München!

    Hi, I am Matthew and I will be blogging here about my experiences whilst studying an Erasmus semester abroad at the Technical University of Munich (TuM) in Munich, Germany. First off a little about me. I have been studying the...

  • Team 2016 DTU - First Impressions

    Our first month here in Copenhagen has almost past, and I think it is safe to say we are all very settled here, and have taken the opportunities when arising to explore the city. By we, I refer to myself...

  • DTU (First Week)

    Hello, (Sorry this post is a bit dated as I have had troubled logging into to upload this to the moodle page! But should still be useful) My name is Will Millar-Smith and I am one of the current University...

  • Men in Pool & Other Stories

    A short overview of what I’ve been working on over the past month and more about the construction business game MERIT that our team from BuroHappold participated in. Merit Competition Throughout March and April, I took part in a construction...

  • A Key Ingredient in Ice Cream Production...

    I am now 10 months in to my placement with Unilever, and life in the Ice Cream Global Design Centre has not been easy! Since my last blog post, I have started working on a number of new projects that...

  • Rolling On

    A shorter working month than usual this time as I have been off work for the previous week and a half skiing to celebrate my 21st, the joys of being able to take holiday when you please and not according...

  • Everyday life at the Buro

    In my second post about my placement in the London Structures department of BuroHappod Engineering, I talk a bit more about what I do on day-to-day basis at work and the projects I have been involved in. Getting into my...