A detail view of part of the microscope

Brain microscope wins $2 million NIH grant

A collaboration between CU Boulder and the Anschutz Medical Campus featuring professor Victor Bright has... Read more
Alumnus Chip Bollendonk with a student.

Successful Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium

The 2017 Careers in Mechanical Engineering Symposium was a success! The department welcomed alumni to... Read more
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Preview Weekend for Underrepresented Prospective Grad Students

Interested in a PhD program? The Colorado Advantage Graduate Preview Weekend (November 2-4, 2017) is... 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.