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

From Tripos to TripAdvisor

21 May 2015

Since leaving the Department of Engineering, Alumna Lily Cheng has had a whirlwind career that now boasts President, APAC, at TripAdvisor. 

Dr Richard Turner honoured with teaching award

19 May 2015

Congratulations to Dr Richard Turner, who was presented with a Cambridge University Students’ Union Student-Led Teaching Award. 

Royal Society Fellows Professors John Robertson and Zoubin Ghahramani

13 May 2015

Congratulations to Professors John Robertson and Zoubin Ghahramani on their elections as Fellows of the Royal Society.