Members of the team at the 2018 Engineering Design Expo at Coors Events Center.

Bike drivetrain design wins 2018 Eurobike Innovation Award

A senior design project for a new type of bicycle drivetrain is getting major attention in the... Read more
Roaring Fork High School students excitedly crowd around to wait for judging of their spaghetti bridges

Roaring Fork students draw on experience to engineer bridges

A group of 100 rising high school juniors from the Roaring Fork Pre-Collegiate Program were... Read more
Natasha Ouellette

#iLookLikeAnEngineer is about confronting our biases about what we expect from engineers. - Natasha Ouellette

When I moved to Boulder and started classes, it took me almost three weeks 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.