Computer Laboratory

Faculty of Computer Science and Technology

Computer Laboratory

The Computer Laboratory is an academic department within the University of Cambridge that encompasses Computer Science, along with many aspects of Engineering, Technology and Mathematics. It consists of 41 academic staff, 29 support staff, 5 research fellows, 81 post-doctoral research workers and 119 PhD students. We have over 300 undergraduates studying for Part I, II and III of the Computer Science Tripos and 36 graduate students studying for the MPhil in Advanced Computer Science.

75 anniversary

75th anniversary:
videos of the celebrations

Tony Hoare's Wheeler Lecture
Mike Lynch's Innovation Lecture

Cambridge Computing (book cover)

Haroon Ahmed:
Cambridge Computing – The First 75 Years

An extensively illustrated, highly readable and informative account of computing in Cambridge, from Babbage to the present day.  This book will appeal to a wide readership, well beyond Cambridge, to everyone interested in the history of computing and the University of Cambridge.

Download book now (9.5MB PDF)

(Contact if you would like to order a hard copy)