Department of Engineering

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Undergraduate Study

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Graduate Study

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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

NHS Guidance document on making energy work in healthcare

02 Sep 2015

Professor Alan Short, Department of Architecture, and Professor Peter Guthrie, Department of Engineering, have led the revision of the Energy Memorandum for the Department of Health

Novel Thoughts: Karen Yu on George Lucas’ Star Wars

27 Aug 2015

PhD student in the Department of Engineering Karen Yu talks about how the novelisation of Star Wars sparked her interest in lasers and nanoscale manufacturing.

Southern exposure – building in Brazil

21 Aug 2015

In this piece adapted from The Cambridge Engineer, Jonny Waller (MEng) writes about his experiences over the course of a summer in Brazil working with the EcoHouse Society.