Department of Engineering

  • Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and free up roads – but not soon enough

  • New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivalled viewing experience

  • A new postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Engineering to be funded by Tencent

  • Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

  • Study identifies our ‘inner pickpocket’

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.

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

Flying cars could cut emissions, replace planes, and free up roads – but not soon enough

18 Sep 2019

Dr Hugh Hunt, Reader in Engineering Dynamics and Vibration, writes for The Conversation on the future of flying cars.

Cambridge and Nanjing break ground on 'smart cities' Centre

16 Sep 2019

The University of Cambridge and the Nanjing Municipal Government have broken ground on the Cambridge University-Nanjing Centre of Technology and Innovation.

New augmented reality head mounted display offers unrivalled viewing experience

13 Sep 2019

Cambridge engineers have developed a new augmented reality (AR) head mounted display (HMD) that delivers a realistic 3D viewing experience, without the side effects of nausea or eyestrain.