Engineering

Engineering

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  • Holographic projector, Centre for Applied Photonics and Electronics
    Holographic projector, Centre for Applied Photonics and Electronics

One of the largest and highest ranked such departments in the world, Cambridge's Department of Engineering is driving forward major projects on pivotal issues such as energy, cities, transport, healthcare and manufacturing.

Engineering at Cambridge is an integrated department comprised of the best academics, staff and students from around the world. The Department's strategic themes are:

  • Energy, fluid mechanics, and turbo-machinery
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanics, materials and design
  • Civil engineering
  • Manufacturing and management
  • Information engineering

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Gift announcements

Cambridge owes its world-leading excellence in research and teaching to the generosity of its supporters. Our history is synonymous with a history of far-sighted benefaction, and the same is as true today as it has ever been.

The wetlands of the Camargue, France. Image copyright Josef Grunig and used under a Creative Commons licence
Gift announcement
The MAVA Foundation has given a £1.14 million grant to Cambridge’s Department of Zoology to support its 'Conservation Evidence' project.
Laser laboratory in the Department of Chemistry
Gift announcement
Gift from The Frances and Augustus Newman Foundation for new laboratory in the Department of Chemistry – The Sir Rodney Sweetnam Laboratory for Micro and Nanoscale Biomedical Science.

Related impact stories

Philanthropic giving is at the heart of the success of the Collegiate University, enabling us to make discoveries that change the world and to ensure that our students received an unrivalled education.

Sir James Dyson outside the James Dyson Building
Philanthropic impact story
Engineering hub focuses on advances including smart infrastructure, electric vehicles and efficient internal combustion systems
CUER’s 2013 car, Resolution, in the grounds of Girton College
Philanthropic impact story
The University's cutting-edge eco racing car Resolution was built thanks to gifts from more than 200 individuals and 20 companies.