CU Boulder Wind Team at Collegiate Wind Competition 2023

CU Boulder Wind Team secures legacy at 10th annual Collegiate Wind Competition

June 6, 2023

The CU Boulder Wind Team recently competed in the 10th annual Collegiate Wind Competition, rising above 30 other university teams from across the country to come in second place overall.


Medical 'microrobots' could one day treat bladder disease, according to study coauthored by Nick Bottenus

May 30, 2023

Engineers have designed a new class of 'microrobots' several times smaller than the width of a human hair that may be able to treat human illnesses like interstitial cystitis.


New seed grants bring quantum out of the lab, into the marketplace

May 22, 2023

New seed grants available for Colorado research institutions and industry partners aim to incentivize innovation and develop the quantum workforce of the future.


Mechanical's Megan Conard wins prestigious Silver Medal Award

May 22, 2023

There is a photo of Megan Conard that goes a long way in explaining why she won the prestigious Colorado Engineering Council Silver Medal Award. In the photo, it is blizzarding in Boulder, and Conard is helping cart a stack of pizza boxes across campus to an event for other...

Dan Riffell

Coffee Break with Dan Riffell, Colorado SOLIDWORKS User Group Leader

May 15, 2023

DriveWorks interviews Dan Riffell, who delves into his previous work in mechanical engineering and how it played a role in leading him to become the Associate Professor of Practice at University of Colorado in Boulder.

Shelly Miller

Shelly Miller delivers her Distinguished Research Lecture

May 15, 2023

Did you miss Shelly Miller's Distinguished Research Lecture “Life Lessons on the Path to Improving Urban Air Quality and Public Health”? Watch the video recording here.

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Mechanical engineering seniors earn Graduating Student Awards

May 12, 2023

Eight exceptional students from the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering have earned Graduating Student Awards in 2023.


CU Boulder students develop a consumer hydroponics system for those without a green thumb

May 11, 2023

A group of graduating mechanical engineering students at the University of Colorado Boulder have designed a consumer hydroponics system called Hydroponics Excellence, or H.Ex, which features a wall-mount design and connects to a phone app that keeps track of the heath of a user’s garden.

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Mechanical engineering students design adapter for surgical robot “Hugo”

May 11, 2023

A group of mechanical engineering seniors at the University of Colorado Boulder have designed an adapter that will allow surgical robot Hugo to use two preexisting surgical devices, the Sonicision and Ligasure XP, for laparoscopic surgery.

Senior Design 2023

Mechanical Engineering Senior Design Projects 2023

May 9, 2023

The Senior Design Capstone Project showcases the knowledge and skills of more than 200 students as they close out their undergraduate careers.