Department of Engineering

Contacting people from web pages

The default maintainer of any individual page should be shown at the bottom of the page, though the actual maintainer of the information may be mentioned earlier. You can contact them following the guidelines below.


Individuals' email addresses at the Engineering Department are made up of a username plus (unless otherwise specified), where the username is the person's initials, usually followed by one or more digits. For example,, or

If, on a web page, someone is listed as Chris Parker (cp12), the cp12 is their username. If you want to send an email message to them, their address will be

Some email addresses refer to an 'office', rather than an individual - for example, web-editor, but, as before, just add for the e-mail address.


Phone numbers are often listed as five-digit extension numbers. For external dialling via the public exchange (+44 (0)1223):
Phone extensions beginning with 3 should be prefixed by 3 : +44 (0)1223 3xxxxx
Phone extensions beginning with 6 or 4 should be prefixed by 7 : +44 (0)1223 7xxxxx


Reception Telephone: +44 (0)1223 332600
Reception Facsimile: +44 (0)1223 332662


The Department's postal address is as follows. To send post to an individual, add their name at the top of the address.
Cambridge University
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street
United Kingdom

General feedback

If you wish to contact the web-editor, because you have spotted a problem with the web site or have a suggestion for its improvement, then please email