Department of Engineering

  • How twin brothers redesigned the fortunes of their grandfather's business

  • Cancer breathalyser created by Owlstone the Cambridge detection technology specialist

  • Constructionarium week: putting theory into practice

  • The future of robotics based on biological principles

  • A bold new approach to training PhD students

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

3D printing has left the station

15 Apr 2015

On his industrial experience summer placement, a Department of Engineering student experienced the real-world applications of a 3D printer in a bustling rail manufacturing centre. 

Getting creative in the kitchen

13 Apr 2015

From glass chopping boards to iconic kitchen accessories - how twin brothers redesigned the fortunes of their grandfather's business.

New understanding of electromagnetism could enable ‘antennas on a chip’

09 Apr 2015

New understanding of the nature of electromagnetism could lead to antennas small enough to fit on computer chips – the ‘last frontier’ of semiconductor design.