Mechanical engineering research here at CU Boulder includes a wide variety of groundbreaking, well-funded projects in:

Our research harnesses state-of-the-art experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches to educate students and advance the frontiers of technology.

Graduate and undergraduate students work in leading-edge facilities with our 41 member faculty, and benefit from strong interactions with industry. Many students take advantage of opportunities to work on year-long industry-sponsored design projects through our Design Center Colorado program. Students also enjoy access to several national research laboratories in Boulder:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has close partnerships with these labs, providing educational opportunities for students, research partners for faculty, and jobs for alumni.