Teamwork leads CU Boulder Racing Team to victory at Formula SAE

July 24, 2023

The CU Boulder Racing Team recently competed in the Formula SAE student design competition, rising above 101 other university teams from across the world to come in 20th overall.


CU Boulder to offer new degree programs in robotics

July 17, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder will offer a master’s and doctorate program in robotics starting in the fall to meet the growing demand of students and the industry.

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Western’s Rady school expands its programming

July 10, 2023

Western Colorado University (WCU) is making strides in its engineering and outdoor industry programs, which local tourism and economic development experts think could make way for an economic boost for the Gunnison Valley and for the university.


Mechanical Engineering Spring 2023 Graduation Ceremony

May 8, 2023

Congratulations to all of the spring 2023 mechanical engineering graduates! Miss the ceremony? Watch the video recording here.

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Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Aniya Khalili

May 1, 2023

PhD student Aniya Khalili was looking for a research lab that would match her values. She found that match in 2019 with Professor Shelly Miller and was introduced to the practice of community-engaged scholarship.


Grad student helps design ‘artificial muscles’ you can toss in the compost bin

April 23, 2023

Say “hello” to the robots of the future: They’re soft and flexible enough to bounce off walls or squeeze into tight spaces. And when you’re done with them, you can toss these machines into a compost bin to decompose.


Student wins national competition with photoelasticity research

March 29, 2023

Ben McMillan, a PhD student advised by Associate Professor Nathalie Vriend in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently took first place in the Gallery of Soft Matter Physics video competition for his research on the internal dynamics of granular flow and its effects on clogging.

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Mechanical’s Katrina Leyden wins PBE X SRAM Inclusivity Scholarship for bike design

Feb. 24, 2023

As a professional master’s student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering , Katrina Leyden moonlights as a machinist and welder for local bike shops in the Boulder area. But it wasn’t until Leyden recently won the PBE X SRAM Inclusivity Scholarship that she had the opportunity to...


PhD student advancing human tendon research

Jan. 26, 2023

Hannah Larson, a PhD student, is a 2023 recipient of the National Institutes of Health T32 for Interdisciplinary Training in Musculoskeletal Research. The program provides research and training opportunities for the next generation of musculoskeletal investigators.

Brandon Hayes

Student wins national competition with micro-bubble research

Jan. 16, 2023

Brandon Hayes, a PhD student in the Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering, recently took first place in a national competition for data analysis and presentation.