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The Return to Campus: A renewed energy in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct. 21, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has welcomed students back to campus for fall 2021, allowing ME faculty to bring back traditional hands-on labs and classes for the first time in nearly two years.

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Photos: Western-CU Boulder Partnership celebrates Rady Building Grand Opening

Oct. 14, 2021

View photos of CU Engineering leaders at the grand opening of Western Colorado University's Paul M. Rady Building.

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ME graduate student wins a prestigious college teaching award

Oct. 11, 2021

PhD candidate Jeff Glusman, who was working as a Graduate Part-time Instructor at the time, is the first graduate student to receive the John and Mercedes Peebles Innovation in Education Award.

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We're hiring tenure-track faculty to join the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct. 7, 2021

Visit our Employment page for two opportunities to participate in the research and educational missions of the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering.

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CU celebrates Western partnership program's new engineering building

Oct. 5, 2021

CU Engineering leaders attended the grand opening of Western Colorado University's Paul M. Rady Building on Oct. 8, praising the facility as a valuable addition to the Western-CU Boulder Partnership Program.

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Graduate students join forces to improve underrepresented student experiences

Oct. 5, 2021

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering wants to expand its outreach in the 2021-22 academic year and needs help to do it. The only qualification to join the team of graduate students is a willingness to be open.

Dane Richardson

An Inside Look: Interning with Shimmick Construction

Sept. 28, 2021

Dane Richardson is a junior in Mechanical Engineering. He interned during summer 2021 with Shimmick Construction.

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Students break new ground in Hyperloop challenge

Sept. 27, 2021

Mechanical engineering students are among the CU Hyperloop members designing the proposed mode of underground transportation.


Engineers win $500,000 in international underground robotics competition

Sept. 24, 2021

A CU Boulder team has taken home third place and $500,000 in prize money in an international competition that sends teams of robots deep underground to conduct search-and-rescue operations.

Katie Schutt

An inside look: Interning with Sandia National Laboratories

Sept. 16, 2021

Katie Schutt is a junior in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She is currently interning with Sandia National Laboratories. Where are you working this summer and what made them stand out in your search? Since the beginning of August I have been working remotely as a Virtual Technologies...