CU Boulder and COVID-19: Updates and resources

CU Boulder is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address changing status of COVID-19. This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19 and its impacts to CU Boulder, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions. Read more
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Economy, air quality and mental health: Experts weigh in on how coronavirus is touching all facets of Colorado life

Professor Shelly Miller of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering shares her expertise in maintaining healthy indoor air quality as we practice social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more
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NOAA motion stabilization system, a capstone design project success

A capstone design project completed last year has spent nearly two months in operation aboard National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Ronald Brown. Recent tests of the device reveal successful results. Read more

Project-based learning, impactful research and an entrepreneurial spirit are defining the next generation of engineers at CU Boulder's Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. At CU, our mechanical engineering students learn from engaged faculty members who encourage students to be active in their learning. Our faculty set the example, conducting research across many areas including air quality, biomedical sciences, materials, mechanics of material, micro/nanoscale, robotics and systems design and thermo fluids. Their work often has a direct impact on human health and safety, the environment and the development of new and innovative technologies. Many of our faculty members, alumni and current students have even started companies to better meet the needs of our community.

In addition to students, faculty and staff, we are committed to fostering a tight-knit community with alumni and industry professionals who enable continuous professional development opportunities for students throughout their time at CU Boulder. Both undergraduate and graduate students are supported with professional development programming, events and mentorship, all part of Student Experiential Education. Together, we are redefining what it means to be a mechanical engineer. 

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