Department of Engineering

  • The Kirk Global Challenge to fund undergraduate teams to develop inventive technology

  • Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons on her inspirational journey to becoming an astronaut

  • Study into the dynamics of free-falling paper shapes could aid the design of bio-inspired robotics

  • How a Blue Tap approach could increase access to clean drinking water

  • Prince of Wales launches new UK centre for low-carbon aviation

Undergraduate Study

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Graduate Study

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Research

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

The Kirk Global Challenge to fund undergraduate teams to develop inventive technology

13 Feb 2020

The Department of Engineering has joined forces with alumnus Ewan Kirk to launch the Kirk Global Challenge to help jumpstart economic growth in the developing world.

Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons on her inspirational journey to becoming an astronaut

12 Feb 2020

Cambridge lecturer Dr Jenni Sidey-Gibbons returned to the Department of Engineering recently to host a special talk on her journey to becoming an astronaut with the Canadian Space Agency.

Study into the dynamics of free-falling paper shapes could aid the design of bio-inspired robotics

10 Feb 2020

Research into the trajectories of hundreds of free-falling paper shapes can help inform the design of bio-inspired robotics that mimic nature.