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

Engineering graduates create new technology blog

25 Aug 2016

Four recent graduates of the University – three from Engineering – have created a new technology and science blog that promises to break down big technological ideas in a relatable way.

Professor Andrea Ferrari receives American Carbon Society’s Pettinos Award

23 Aug 2016

Professor Andrea Ferrari of the Cambridge Graphene Centre has been presented with the American Carbon Society’s 2016 Charles E. Pettinos Award. 

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.