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Apply now for Catalyze CU startup accelerator

Applications just opened for Catalyze CU, a summer-long startup accelerator with a track record of launching fledgling ideas on the path to successful ventures. The program offers mentorship, equity-free funding and dedicated work space to help promising concepts become reality. Read more
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CU Engineering continues rise: No. 17 among nation’s public engineering graduate programs

In addition to the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Colorado Boulder's mechanical engineering graduate program was ranked within the top 20 in the nation among public universities according to data released March 2, 2019 by the U.S. News & World Report. Read more
Flow Visualization with Jean Hertzberg

The Engineering Class Teaching Students To Make Art

For Assistant Professor Jean Hertzberg, flickering campfire flames, milk swirling in coffee and shape-shifting clouds are stunning visual manifestations of the physical forces governing our world. Since 2003, she has been teaching students to make art of mingling gases and liquids. 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.