Train professional engineers in advanced methods of engineering analysis and modeling for exploration, simulation and optimization of mechanical engineering systems. Develop theoretical understanding of physical systems and build skills in applying advanced mathematical techniques. 

Unique Opportunities at CU Boulder

Formal engineering analysis is a critical element of research, development and design activities across industrial sectors. The Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering and other College of Engineering and Applied Sciences faculty members offer world-class expertise in mathematical modeling and analysis of solid mechanics, thermal-fluids, materials, environmental, and multi-physics systems. Application areas include biomechanics, combustion, composite materials, renewable energy and air quality.

Recommended Coursework

​Courses you might be interested in taking as you pursue the Computational Modeling, Simulation & Analysis Option include:

  • MCEN 5020 Methods of Engineering Analysis
  • MCEN 5021 Fluids
  • MCEN 5023 Solid Mechanics
  • MCEN 5057 Environment Modeling
  • MCEN 5125 Optimal Design
  • MCEN 5173 Finite Element Analysis
  • MCEN 5183 Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • MCEN 5228 Numerical Methods
  • MCEN 5228 Continuum Mechanics
  • MCEN 5228 Inverse Methods
  • MCEN 6001 Reacting Flows
  • MCEN 6228/ASEN 6519 Uncertainty Quantification
  • MCEN 7221 Turbulence
  • APPM 5380 Modeling in Applied Mathematics
  • APPM 5520 Intro to Mathematical Statistics
  • APPM 5540 Introduction to Time Series Analysis
  • APPM 5720 Statistical Collaboration (project-component)
  • APPM 6520 Mathematical Statistics
  • ASEN 5321 Computational Fluid Dynamics Structured Grid
  • ASEN 5331 Computational Fluid Dynamics Unstructured Grid
  • CVEN 6833 Advanced Data Analysis Techniques