Three alumni speaking to a class

Flickr Album: ME Teach Day Photos

Flickr album: Mechanical Engineering alumni spoke to students about their careers and education on Friday,... Read more
Doug Fankell

2016/2017 Geers Fellowship Awarded

Congratulations to PhD student Doug Fankell, who has been named the 2016/2017 Thomas & Brenda... Read more
Colorado Diversity Initiative Logo.

Opportunity for Underrepresented Prospective Grad Students

The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend (November 3-5, 2016) is intended to introduce college seniors... 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.