Published: May 11, 2018

Students, faculty, family, and friends packed Macky Hall Thursday to celebrate the University of Colorado Boulder Department of Mechanical Engineering Spring and Summer Class of 2018.

Congratulations to all our BS, BS/MS, MS, and PhD graduates, with an special shout out to the students below, who received awards or recognition during the ceremony:

College Level Awards

Ross FischerOutstanding Graduate for International Engagement

Ross Fischer


The Engineering Center.Outstanding Graduate for Academic Achievement

Benjamin Tarasiewicz


Department Level Awards

Zhengwei LiSteven M. Woodward Outstanding Dissertation Award

Zhengwei Li


Blake BisknerOutstanding Undergraduate

Blake Biskner


The Engineering Center.Excellence in Research

Wesley Chapman


Darwin WoodExcellence in Design & Fabrication

Darwin Wood


Outstanding Service to the Department

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • Keats Dormont
  • Amanda Looze
  • Darren Looze
  • Samantha Privett
  • Kristyn Sample
  • Phillip Velazquez
  • Timothy Werder

Student Advisory Board

  • Erik Akia
  • Nicholas Pierce
  • Issac Ross
  • Brittany St. Martin