sensor

Novel microwave sensor developed at CU Boulder

Researchers are developing sensors based on technologies used in chip-scale atomic clocks and optically pumped magnetometers with sensitivity and accuracy able to support wireless broadband antenna technologies. Read more
Emily Gibson and Diego Restrepo

Researchers win grant to commercialize miniature microscope

A team of researchers has received a grant to commercialize a miniature microscope that fits on the head of a mouse and can peer deeply inside the living brain, developed at CU Boulder and CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Read more
Design For America

Finding Community: Design group puts skills to work solving local problems

From developing a system to reduce food waste to constructing a way to prevent tool theft at public bike repair stations, students in the Design for America organization at CU Boulder are working on a wide range of projects with community partners. 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.