Bryn Grunwald

'My whimsy does not detract from the fact that I am willing to get dirty in the machine shop.' - Bryn Grunwald

I lived through Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. I was originally thinking of... Read more
Max Armstrong working with a person who has a prosthetic leg.

ME Student's affordable prosthetic system could help amputees worldwide

Few people figure out how they want to change the world in middle school. But... Read more
Baowen Li

Baowen Li Earns International Recognition for Phononics Research

Li is a founding father of the field of phononics, the study and manipulations of vibrations at the quantum level. He has... Read more

Hands-on learning, advanced research, and an entrepreneurial spirit are defining the next generation of engineers at the University of Colorado Boulder. Students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering learn from a vibrant faculty conducting diverse research in consumer products, robotics, thermodynamics, energy, and the environment. We’re home to nearly 1,200 students in undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs.

We offer world-class facilities and an unrivaled spirit for business and industry. CU Boulder is ranked the #18th most entrepreneurial university in the nation by Forbes Magazine (2015). We also have strong connections to multiple national laboratories located here in Boulder, providing real-world research opportunities for students.