Welcome to the Cambridgeshire Area

This site has the latest news, upcoming events and how to contact your committee, or even better join us, for all mechanical engineers in and around Cambridgeshire.

We are always looking for feedback from our members. Whether it's suggestions of lectures, potential visits or more general comments, we'd like to hear from you.

We are use email to inform our members about events. If you don't already receive these, please register your details and keep them up to date using the Institution's Member pages. You can if you prefer contact the Subscription Department on +44 (0)1952 214050 or at subscriptions@imeche.org.

We are members of the Cambridge Network to ensure our events in the area are widely advertised and attract the attention of the local business community to the Institution's activities.

Most events are free to attend, and open to members, guests and the public. Booking is needed for some events. Check the event listings for details.

We look forward to seeing you soon at one of our events or committee meetings.

Looking for activities in the Bedfordshire area?

We have separated the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Areas, so we can focus on providing full programmes of events local to engineers in both areas. You are still welcome to attend events in either area.

The Bedfordshire area programme and committee are here.

Looking for activities in the Peterborough area?

The Peterborough Joint Panel programme and committee are here.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    08 December 2016 19:00 to 20:30
    Lecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Greg Baughen will discuss the evolution of the British fighter aircraft of WWI.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    15 December 2016 18:00 to 20:00
    Lecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Dr Matthew T. Cole, Cambridge University, will give a brief introduction to nanotechnology, followed by an overview of the various growth and isolation methods, explaining how carbon nanotubes and graphene are made and processed.
    Industry: Other industry sectors
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    11 January 2017 18:00 to 21:00
    TWI - Great Abington, Cambridge
    Professor John Campbell will discuss the foundry techniques introduced by Cosworth. Followed by TWI branch AGM.
    Industry: Automobile
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    12 January 2017 19:00 to 21:00
    Lecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    James Pearse from Martin Baker will speak about ejector seats.
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    19 January 2017 18:00 to 20:00
    Lecture Theatre 0, Engineering Department, Cambridge University - Cambridge
    Paul Clarke of Ocado will talk about how by using technology he aims to disrupt the future of online grocery retail.
    Industry: Telecommunications, communications & IT
  • Event Type: Professional development event
    07 February 2017 09:30 to 14:30
    OMS - Optical Metrology Services - Stansted, Essex
    All Engineers, who satisfy the academic and competence requirements, are not on MPDS and who wish to make an application for Professional Registration as a Chartered or Incorporated Engineer should attend this workshop.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    23 February 2017 18:00 to 20:00
    Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College - Cambridge
    Professor Yiannis Demiris, Imperial College London, will give us a glimpse of how robots can help people’s wellbeing.
    Industry: Machine systems informatics & control
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