Department of Engineering

  • Carbon nanotubes find real world applications

  • Enter the Zeiss photo competition, department staff & students, images & videos

  • Google Award for the Automatic Statistician

  • The Making of a Smart Tunnel: measuring tunnelling history for the first time

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

Imagining a world with wind turbines in every neighbourhood

23 Apr 2014

When Professor Richard McMahon closes his eyes, he sees a future powered by the wind. He envisions a day when wind turbines are as common as trees in the courtyards at Cambridge.

3D printing: The shape of things to come?

10 Apr 2014

Dr Simon Ford, from the IfM’s Centre for Technology Management, explains why we need to take a clear-eyed view of this much hyped technology if it is to realise its potential.

Alumnus Ben Whitaker Co-Founder of Masabi - mobile ticketing technology

07 Apr 2014

First Capital Connect have recently launched a new queue-busting mobile ticketing app, allowing passengers to use their mobile phone or tablet as a train ticket for trips to Cambridge.