Department of Engineering

  • Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives the Order of Merit from HM The Queen

  • Professor Dame Ann Dowling is Kirsty Young's castaway on Desert Island Discs – listen on iPlayer

  • Cambridge Engineering: The First 150 Years

  • Unsung heroes: the role of technicians

  • Photography Competition 2016

Undergraduate Study

Find out about our courses, the application process, and the Department's procedures for both prospective and current students.

Graduate Study

Read about the various degree programmes we offer, how to apply, funding, assessment and examination process, and other important information.


Discover the six academic divisions and four strategic themes that make up our Department and learn about their research interests and the projects being carried out.

Latest news

Complex design practices: learning from synthetic biology and swarm robotics

19 Aug 2016

Dr Chih-Chun Chen and Dr Nathan Crilly of the Engineering Design Centre investigate the premise that design and engineering principles can be applied to biological entities.

Turning food waste into animal feed: research student takes prize

02 Aug 2016

A PhD student from the Geotechnical and Environmental Research Group has received a prestigious Chartered Institution of Waste Management Award.

Bulk superconductor magnetic field record achieved

22 Jul 2016

Dr Mark Ainslie of the Bulk Superconductivity Group, in conjunction with a Japanese research team, has achieved a bulk superconductor magnetic field record.