Solar District Cup team

Students win first place in national Solar District Cup competition

May 18, 2021

The team, which included mechanical engineering student Hannah Livingston, developed a large solar PV system.

Valerie Welch

Passion for athletics leads to student internship at Nike

May 5, 2021

During the summer of 2020 after my junior year, I worked as a mechanical engineering intern in the Rapid Prototyping Lab at Nike. I found out about this position through CU athletics, as I’m a student-athlete. Each year Nike looks to hire one intern out of the junior class of...

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Mechanical engineering students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

May 5, 2021

The National Science Foundation has awarded six prestigious Graduate Research Fellowships to University of Colorado Boulder mechanical engineering students, a signal of the innovative and impactful research they will perform in the years ahead.

Kai Cui, Lisa Tenorio, Emily Zuetell

Mechanical engineering graduates earn CU Engineering awards

May 4, 2021

These honors are conferred to seniors who are nominated by faculty, staff or fellow students for their outstanding contributions.

Charley Thomas

Charley Thomas wins prestigious NDSEG Fellowship

April 28, 2021

The prestigious fellowship, offered through the U.S. Department of Defense, promotes education in science and engineering disciplines relevant to national defense.

Mike Hannigan

Professor Mike Hannigan earns honorable mention in Outstanding Mentor Awards

April 26, 2021

The awards recognize CU Boulder faculty for their role mentoring undergraduate research and creative projects.

Evan and Claire demonstrate the technology

Students invent device for delivering COVID-19 vaccines to rural areas

March 30, 2021

Senior design team solving problems to aid public health

Kimberly Fung

Undergraduate Student of the Month - Kimberly Fung

Feb. 15, 2021

Yearly trips to Disneyland and an undying love for the movies motivate Kimberly Fung on her quest to create products that make people feel inspired and enable them to make the world a better place.

Robot model in front of magnifying glass

Futurum partnership puts CU research in the hands of younger students

Feb. 4, 2021

It’s hard to imagine a teenager who could resist exploring mechanical engineering after learning about Endoculus, the small device developed by CU Boulder Professor Mark Rentschler and student researchers in his lab that can navigate the human gastrointestinal system with ease and may someday help doctors care for their patients.

Jenifer Blacklock

Blacklock returns to CU as director of Western partnership program

Jan. 25, 2021

Former Mechanical Engineering faculty member Jenifer Blacklock has returned to the College of Engineering and Applied Science as the director of the Rady Program at Western Colorado University.