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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.

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...

Mia Miller

An inside look: Interning with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy

Aug. 23, 2021

Mia Miller is a Bachelor's Accelerated Master's (BAM) student in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She interned during summer 2021 with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. Where are you working this summer? This summer I've been working as a Wind Turbine Blade Design Intern at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy...

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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.

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.

Shankar Lalitha Sridhar

Outstanding Student Q&A: Shankar Lalitha Sridhar, Outstanding Dissertation Award

Dec. 1, 2020

Shankar Lalitha Sridhar is being awarded an Outstanding Dissertation Award from the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Check out his Q&A to learn more.