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Daria-Kotys Schwartz at the Award Celebration

Daria Kotys-Schwartz wins Student Impact Award

Twenty-five staff and faculty members received the 2017 Marinus Smith Award on Friday, April 21,... Read more
The Kelvin device.

Funding Sets Stage for Mechanical Engineering Smartphone Spinoff to Commercialize

Kelvin Thermal Technologies Inc., a smartphone-technology startup from two University of Colorado Boulder mechanical engineering... Read more
Caelan Lapointe at London Bridge.

Lapointe Lands NSF Graduate Fellowship

From rebuilding disaster-stricken communities to studying the effect of climate change on human migration... 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.