Fall 2021 graduation

Video: College of Engineering and Applied Science Fall 2021 Graduation

Dec. 16, 2021

In case you missed it, watch the Dec. 16 ceremony from inside Macky Auditorium and view photos of the in-person event. Congratulations to all of the fall 2021 University of Colorado Boulder Engineering graduates!

Ahmed Ashmaig

An inside look: Completing a co-op at Tesla

Dec. 15, 2021

Ahmed Ashmaig is a junior majoring in mechanical engineering and co-president of the National Society of Black Engineers Boulder Chapter. He spent the fall semester participating in a co-op at Tesla in Fremont, California.

Component Design

ME Course Column: Component Design

Dec. 14, 2021

From bicycles and scooters to mock race cars and firetrucks, drill-powered vehicles built by Component Design students zoomed around Kittredge Pond in fall 2021 for the first time since the pandemic began.


Nuclear deformation research could advance artificial tissue engineering

Dec. 2, 2021

Professor Corey Neu and Benjamin Seelbinder's (PhDMech’19) work, now published in Nature Biomedical Engineering, looks at how cells adapt to their environment and how a mechanical environment influences a cell. Their research has the potential to tackle major health obstacles.

Engineering building

2021-22 Distinguished Seminar Series

The 2021-22 Distinguished Seminar Series gives students, faculty and others the opportunity to learn from seven impressive mechanical engineering thought-leaders.

Ryan Cole

Ryan Cole receives Department of Mechanical Engineering's Outstanding Dissertation Award

Nov. 29, 2021

The Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering has awarded PhD candidate Ryan Cole this year’s Outstanding Dissertation Award. Read his Q&A to learn more about his engineering education, dissertation and goals for the future.

Design of Coffee

ME Course Column: Design of Coffee

Nov. 22, 2021

Those with a love for coffee can find their place in MCEN 4228/5228: Design of Coffee. The course shows junior, senior and graduate-level students how to use their training to solve problems outside the traditional engineering field by roasting and brewing coffee.

Mitch Fulton

PhD student Mitchell Fulton won international medical imaging challenge

Nov. 11, 2021

Mechanical engineering student Mitchell Fulton won 'Best Performing Method' for a paper detailing his novel approach to autonomously identify regions of the heart using MRI scan images at the M&Ms-2 Challenge.

Will Edgar

Scholarship program prepares undergraduate for the business world

Oct. 27, 2021

Will Edgar, the first recipient of the CU Mechanical Engineering Student/Tuck Bridge Scholarship, has always had a knack for mechanical engineering. It is now complemented by a solid understanding of business thanks to the generosity of a fellow Buff.

ME Alumni Connect Day

ME Alumni Connect Day returns with an engaging in-person experience

Oct. 25, 2021

ME Alumni Connect Day 2021 was a success thanks to the nearly 40 alumni who attended and up to 500 students they engaged with. Students connected with alumni over lunch, during class panels and while participating in mock interviews.