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...

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Rankings: ME undergraduate program in top 20 for 2022

Sept. 13, 2021

U.S. News and World Report ranked the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering's undergraduate program 18th among public universities.

Spencer White

An inside look: Interning with Electro-Mechanical Products

Sept. 13, 2021

Spencer White is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. He interned during summer 2021 with Electro-Mechanical Products, Inc. He is also a proud member of the CU Cycling Team. Where did you intern over the summer and what was exciting for you about that opportunity? This summer I had the amazing...

ME SWE scholarship winners

Four mechanical engineering students receive SWE scholarships

Sept. 9, 2021

The Society of Women Engineers has awarded 289 scholarships in all, totaling more than $1,200,000, to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-22 academic year.

Megan Conard

An inside look: Interning with Phillips 66

Sept. 9, 2021

Megan Conard is a Mechanical Engineering Student Apprentice. She interned during summer 2021 and summer 2022 with Phillips 66. Megan Conard Where did you work over the summer and what kinds of projects did you work on? During summer 2021, I interned as a refinery engineer at Phillip 66’s Billings...

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A new design workflow for an integral piece of soft robotic systems

Sept. 8, 2021

Three mechanical engineering students and Professor Robert MacCurdy developed the novel workflow and published it in a paper that won the IEEE-CASE Best Application Paper Award at the 2021 CASE Conference in France.


RISE Interdisciplinary Research Theme Workshop

Interdisciplinary Research Themes help researchers coordinate faculty hires, share facilities and use seed funding to leverage work that could provide transformational societal impact.

Dario Garcia

An inside look: Interning with FIRST RF

Sept. 7, 2021

Dario Garcia is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently interning with FIRST RF. Where have you been working this summer and what made them stand out in your internship search? This summer I had the pleasure of working at FIRST RF! I found the application through Indeed and...

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Undergraduate gains valuable skills as a COSINC student lab assistant

Sept. 7, 2021

The COSINC facility has given Jared Lewis, a junior in mechanical engineering, opportunities that he might not have ever experienced as an undergraduate.