Department of Engineering

  • Breathing new life into asthma treatment

  • Meet the engineer designing bridges in the UK and abroad

  • Alumna Jo da Silva awarded The Institution of Structural Engineers Gold Medal

  • Could we build a Blade Runner-style ‘replicant’?

  • The Seduction of Curves: The Lines of Beauty That Connect Mathematics, Art, and the Nude by Allan McRobie

Undergraduate Study

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Latest news

Breathing new life into asthma treatment

18 Oct 2017

Ian Hosking from Cambridge’s Engineering Design Centre is co-founder and co-leader of Designing Our Tomorrow (DOT) which brings real-world problems into classroom design/technology sessions.

Alumni stories: Meet the engineer designing bridges in the UK and abroad

16 Oct 2017

Johannes Whittam will never forget the hands-on construction experience he gained while at Cambridge. Now he’s a Senior Engineer working on one of the biggest bridge projects in the UK.

The future of medicine: spotlight on bioengineering

12 Oct 2017

To coincide with the launch of the Cambridge Academy of Therapeutic Sciences, researchers discuss some exciting developments in medical research and set out their vision for the next 50 years