Over the last two decades, the department has established itself not only as a key supplier of engineering talent to the British based F1 teams, but also as a source of innovation and targeted research.
This website is intended to highlight and draw together the various activities in the Engineering Department related to Formula 1. These have been grouped in the navigation bar above into the following themes: student projects, news and student groups.
The Engineering Department at Cambridge has a long-standing connection with Formula 1. The table below gives a list of CUED Alumni who are currently Technical Directors for different Formula 1 teams:
||Paddy Lowe, M.Eng at CUED|
|Renault||James Allison, M.Eng at CUED|
|Lotus||Mike Gascoyne, PhD at CUED|
|HRT||Geoff Willis, M.Eng at CUED|
The photo below from 2002 shows CUED alumni then working at McLaren, together with former Head of Department Prof. Keith Glover (4th from right). Many more CUED alumni have joined McLaren since this visit:
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