The Department of Engineering Science plays a vital role not just in the vitality of the University, but also in the wider world.

Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci
Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci,
Head of Department
In our research we tackle problems of major importance to society in the 21st century, and where technology can be deployed for their solution. Examples are energy and water supply, health, transportation and communications. We interact with other disciplines to bring together diverse skills to address these challenges.

In teaching we aim to provide the best and most challenging education for our students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, equipping them with technical and mathematical skills and also with an independence of mind. We are always seeking support to help us fulfil these aims better.

We currently have three main strategic objectives for fundraising as part of the Oxford Thinking campaign. These are:

  • Support for graduate students
  • New posts (academic staff)
  • New research institutes

Please also see information on how to make a gift.

Professor Lionel Tarassenko CBE FREng FMedSci
Tel: (+44 1865) 2 73002

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