Zhengwei Li

Zhengwei Li wins Best Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Zhengwei Li for winning the inaugural Steven M. Woodward Outstanding Dissertation Award from... Read more
Ronggui Yang and Xiaobo Yin holding the metamaterial.

Cooling Metamaterial a Physics World Top 10 Breakthrough of 2017

Physics World has recognized a metamaterial film that provides cooling without the need for a... Read more
Mechanical engineering Associate Professor Mark Rentschler and three graduate students with an oversized version of a synthetic colon created as a senior design project. Rentschler is the lead scientist on a CU Boulder project to design a sophisticated robotic small intestine.

A robotic small intestine? Researchers are making one

The day is coming when doctors-in-training can perfect certain medical practices on a robotic small... 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.