Department of Engineering

  • Race for astronaut position heats up as Jenni Sidey advances to shortlist

  • Public Engagement with Research Awards

  • Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering awarded to four pioneers in digital imaging, includes alumnus Michael Tompsett

  • Getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace

  • Cambridge Engineering The First 150 Years

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.

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

Do the neurons in our bodies really behave like a sushi conveyor belt?

22 Feb 2017

Chris Smith of the Naked Scientists Radio Show interviewed Dr. Timothy O’Leary on the Neuronal sushi belt

Portrait of Professor Dame Ann Dowling unveiled

20 Feb 2017

A portrait of Professor Dame Ann Dowling, Head of the Department of Engineering from 2009–2014, was unveiled at a ceremony in the Department’s Boardroom.

Race for astronaut position heats up as Jenni Sidey advances to shortlist

15 Feb 2017

Dr Jenni Sidey is now one of just 72 people competing for two astronaut positions in Canada.