Adrian Gutierrez headshot

Self-guided design project turns into an opportunity to save lives

June 16, 2020

Rising Engineering Plus senior Adrian Gutierrez successfully developed an automated bag valve mask, a device he hopes will help those with coronavirus in Mexico, his home for 18 years.

Showcase Week

Mechanical Engineering Projects Showcase Week

You are invited to our online projects showcase, celebrating the achievements of over 250 engineering capstone design students from April 27–May 1. Learn about their projects, leave a comment, and see how these talented engineers are already making an impact.

FieldLine Presentation

Students help to see the brain in a new way

April 9, 2020

FieldLine Inc., a company that grew out of research conducted at CU Boulder, is building sensors to image the brain using magnetic fields. For the second consecutive year, capstone design students will help to advance FieldLine's innovative concepts.


Capstone Design Q&A: Improving quality of life for those with multiple sclerosis

April 7, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students sponsored by Tensentric share about the device they've designed to provide postural support for a community member with multiple sclerosis.


Capstone Design Q&A: An after-surgery therapy device

March 11, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about KneeHab4U, a post-surgery cold therapy device that reduces inflammation in the knee, elbow and other affected areas. The device uses air compression for blood circulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for a quicker, safer, more comfortable recovery process.

BioRhythm product

Capstone Design Q&A: Sorting waste has never been easier

March 6, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, the BioRhythm capstone design team shares about a technology they designed to increase accuracy when sorting plastics into trash, recycling and compost at concerts, conferences and other large events.

energy monitoring system

Capstone Design Q&A: Energy use in dollars makes homeowners think twice

March 5, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about their residential energy monitoring system that reports accurate and actionable data to consumers. Their system is unique in that it shows electricity usage in dollars, so they understand the monetary benefits of saving energy.

Aluminum Casting Lab

Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Jan. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s manufacturing class now incorporates guest speakers, company tours, a manufacturing industry panel and a variety of active learning opportunities thanks to input from industry professionals.


CU SAE Baja takes on new four-wheel drive challenge

Oct. 29, 2019

CU SAE Baja aims to leave a legacy for future CU Baja teams by designing a single-seat, off-road vehicle with four-wheel drive. They will compete in 2020 with teams from up to 110 universities and are requesting your support.

Danny Straub

Capstone design, from student to engineer

Oct. 28, 2019

Senior Design serves to transition 256 engineering students to entry-level engineers through their capstone projects. Get the inside scoop from Senior Design Program Assistant Gabe Rodriguez.