Haley Smith with a basketball

Mechanical Engineering Basketball Star Seeks a Biomedical Future

May 26, 2017

How did you decide to become a mechanical engineer? Was it encouragement from a teacher? A desire to understand how things work? A drive to improve technology? Haley Smith had pieces of those, but her distinguishing moment is a little more unusual: an article in an airline magazine. While thumbing...

Daria Kotys-Schwartz

Kotys-Schwartz Awarded Design Excellence Fellowship

May 26, 2017

What makes a good engineer? A strong drive to excel, an interest in pushing the limits of technology, and inquisitiveness about how the world works. Another critical component: a good education from people like Daria Kotys-Schwartz. She has many duties in the college–instructor, director of the Idea Forge, co-director of...

A traffic jam on a highway.

Diesels pollute more than tests detect; excess emissions kill 38,000 yearly

May 16, 2017

Because of testing inefficiencies, maintenance inadequacies and other factors, diesel cars, trucks and buses worldwide emit 4.6 million tons more harmful nitrogen oxide (NOx) than standards allow, according to a new study co-authored by University of Colorado Boulder mechanical engineering researchers. The study , published today in Nature , shows...

Wolf Oil & Gas Internship

May 16, 2017

Internship Job Description: Part-time Intern needed for a local, high growth, dynamic, and energetic oil and gas firm specializing in mineral acquisitions. Looking for a hardworking, trustworthy, and organized person, with a strong ability to multi task. A can-do attitude is a must, along with the ability to learn quickly,...

Haley Smith

2017 #ForeverBuff Haley Smith Excels on and off the Court

May 12, 2017

If you follow Colorado basketball, you already know a few things about Buffs senior Haley Smith. You know she was a four-year starter and played a significant role in the just-completed turnaround season. You know she finished her career as one of just 29 1,000-point scorers ever for Colorado and...

Haley Smith

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Haley Smith

May 9, 2017

My name is Haley Smith and I am a graduating senior in the mechanical engineering program. I am a member of the basketball team and my love of sports has sparked an interest in biomechanical engineering, specifically the prosthetic, orthotic, exoskeleton, and joint replacement segments of the medical device industry...

Agile RF & Embedded Systems Internship

May 4, 2017

Summer Internship RF & Embedded Systems Seeking senior to graduate level students with U.S. citizenship to support work in phased array and millimeter wave antenna systems. Applicants with prior experience in Altium PCB layout, electromagnetic analysis using full wave simulation techniques, fabrication and test of printed circuit assemblies containing RFIC's...

OSI Internship

May 4, 2017

OSI is seeking to fill 2-3 summer intern positions at its location in Dacono, CO. OSI is a growing, vertically integrated machine shop and custom engineering house - if you are smart and motivated, growth and learning opportunities are abundant here. Job description / typical activities: Preferred areas of study:...

Two robots in the arena with students watching.

2017 Mechatronics Competition Robot Win!

May 4, 2017

Student built robots competed May 3 in the Spring Mechatronics Competition in the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory on campus. Check out more photos from the competition on Flickr.

Students working on their vehicle.

Flickr Album: Component Design Runoff

May 2, 2017

Mechanical Engineering students sparred in the Spring 2017 Component Design Competition, pitting their drill powered vehicles against each other.