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Why we’re waiving application fees for domestic PhD students

Now through Dec. 1, 2018, we’re waiving application fees for all domestic applicants to our... Read more
Alexandra Jaros

Undergraduate students share their summer research work at capstone CU SPUR event

Students in the CU Summer Program for Undergraduate Research shared their findings with faculty, family... Read more
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Deciphering the Parkinson’s disease puzzle

Alaa Ahmed is working to unlock the secrets of Parkinson’s disease and make life better... 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.