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 a vibrant 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.
$9.9 million in new research
awards for FY 2015.
6.37 published papers per
tenure/tenure-track faculty in 2015.