Department of Engineering

  • Sensor inspired by acoustic properties of spider silk unveiled by Cambridge bioengineers

  • Electric roads will help cut UK road freight emissions, report says

  • Department spin-out company leads €10.3 million project to help shape the future of power electronics

  • Professors among the 2020 Royal Society medal and award winners

  • The Department launches its 17th Annual Photography Competition

Undergraduate Study

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Graduate Study

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Research

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Latest news

Sensor inspired by acoustic properties of spider silk unveiled by Cambridge bioengineers

12 Aug 2020

A bio-inspired acoustic sensor that ‘feels’ its environment in a similar way to how a spider feels acoustic vibrations in its web, can successfully convert sound into power.

Electric roads will help cut UK road freight emissions, report says

11 Aug 2020

Electrification of 7,500km of the UK’s major road network would enable most lorries to be powered by overhead charging cables, resulting in dramatically reduced carbon emissions.

Department spin-out company leads €10.3 million project to help shape the future of power electronics

10 Aug 2020

Cambridge GaN Devices Ltd (CGD) will lead a €10.3 million project dedicated to the design and development of the most energy-efficient next-generation Gallium nitride (GaN) power modules.