JT Abate Skiing

Mechanical Engineering junior JT Abate serves as Olympic forerunner

JT Abate, a junior mechanical engineering student, was invited to serve as forerunner for the... Read more
Testing storage batteries in 1918.

Celebrating 125 Years of CU Engineering

In 1892, University of Colorado President James H. Baker approached the university regents with a... Read more
Carlye Lauff

Mechanical Engineering student takes on Three Minute Thesis competition

ME student Carlye Lauff to compete Mechanical engineering PhD student Carlye Lauff has qualified to... 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.