Department of Engineering

  • Proper fit of face masks is more important than material, study suggests

  • Identification of ‘violent’ processes that cause wheezing could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for lung disease

  • Enter the Department’s 2021 Photography Competition

  • In memory of Professor John 'Shôn' Ffowcs-Williams, 1935-2020

  • Cambridge engineers unveil Digital Twin to support the ‘future of farming’

Undergraduate Study & COVID information

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Graduate Study

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Research

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Latest news

Proper fit of face masks is more important than material, study suggests

25 Feb 2021

For the best protection against COVID-19, the fit of a mask is as important, or more important, than the material it is made of.

Identification of ‘violent’ processes that cause wheezing could lead to better diagnosis and treatment for lung disease

24 Feb 2021

A team of engineers has identified the ‘violent’ physical processes at work inside the lungs which cause wheezing, a condition that affects up to a quarter of the world’s population.

Enter the Department’s 2021 Photography Competition

19 Feb 2021

Help us to show off the varied world of engineering by entering your photos and videos into our annual Photography Competition, sponsored by ZEISS (Scanning electron microscopy division).