cwc wind turbine

Senior Design students pave the way for involvement in the Collegiate Wind Competition

Nov. 16, 2020

This year, an interdisciplinary team of Senior Design students is the first at CU Boulder to enter the Collegiate Wind Competition as a learn-along team. They are working hard to secure a spot for CU Boulder in the competition next year and are making impressive strides in wind energy innovation and education.

senior design reviews

Producing a prototype during the pandemic

April 29, 2020

The unprecedented challenges of COVID-19 sparked an impressive and resilient response from seniors in their capstone design projects.

Showcase Week

Mechanical Engineering Projects Showcase Week 2020

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.

Motion Stabilization System

NOAA motion stabilization system, a capstone design project success

March 25, 2020

A motion stabilization system designed by capstone design students in 2019 spent nearly two months in operation aboard National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship, Ronald Brown. Recent tests of the device revealed success.


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.


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.