Department of Engineering

  • Remote control of floating objects – solving a complex fluid dynamics problem with AI

  • Tracking airborne nanoparticles to inform research on the spread of harmful emissions

  • Powerful post-its

  • The Climate Compatible Growth (CCG) programme

  • How targeted drug delivery technologies can help in the fight against cancer

Undergraduate Study & Teaching Michaelmas Term 2021

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

Remote control of floating objects – solving a complex fluid dynamics problem with AI

28 Jan 2022

Cambridge engineers have shown how a robotic arm can control the journey of a floating object remotely by manipulating surface waves on the water. 

Tracking airborne nanoparticles to inform research on the spread of harmful emissions

21 Jan 2022

Researchers behind a device designed to detect airborne nanoparticles that have known health and environmental effects – such as viruses and pollutants – have won funding for its development.

Powerful post-its

17 Jan 2022

How Cambridge adapted roadmapping to help organisations make smarter strategic decisions.