See the latest happenings in research, programming and education at Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering. Learn how students, alumni, faculty, and staff are redefining what it means to be a mechanical engineer. 

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College hosting open house to celebrate partnership with Sandia National Laboratories

Aug. 10, 2022

The Research Support Office will host Sandia Day 2022 – with research presentations, poster session and networking event – from 2:15-5 p.m. Aug. 29 on the first floor of the Gallogly Discovery Learning Center to celebrate the growing partnerships between engineering and Sandia National Laboratory.

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An inside look: Interning with EveryDropMeters

Aug. 9, 2022

Daniel Alzamora and Kendall Shepherd are undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering. They interned at local startup EveryDropMeters during summer 2022. Daniel Alzamora Kendall Shepherd Where did you intern and what was exciting for you about that opportunity? Daniel: We interned at EveryDropMeters, a startup company focused on making fluid vortex...

Ben Finan

Alumni Spotlight: Ben Finan and Delta Horizons

Aug. 4, 2022

Ben Finan earned his bachelor of science degree in Engineering Plus with an emphasis in mechanical engineering and a concentration in business and entrepreneurship. While earning his degree, he was also a lead teaching assistant for a variety of engineering courses.

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The Fashion Industry, Unspun by CU Alum

July 25, 2022

Kevin Martin (MechEngr’16) hopes to transform the waste-heavy manufacturing process of the fashion industry, starting with made-to-order pants.

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COSINC to host Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization Hands-on Workshop

July 21, 2022

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) facility will host a day-long workshop and training session on Material 3D-Nanofabrication and Characterization from 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Aug. 9 on CU Boulder’s Campus in the Gallogly Discovery Learning Center.

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Peter Hamlington elected chair of Paul M. Rady Mechanical Engineering

July 21, 2022

Associate Professor Peter Hamlington is the new chair of the Paul M. Rady Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Meet alumnus Meet Brian Francisco, Technical Director of Electrolyte Development at Solid Power

July 8, 2022

Brian Francisco (PhDMechEngr’14) is known at Solid Power's Colorado headquarters as "Dr. Electrolyte," an outgrowth of his work in electrolyte development as a PhD student in mechanical engineering and materials science.

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Solid Power picks up speed in quest to deliver on new technology for electric vehicles

July 8, 2022

Solid Power was founded in 2011 as a spinoff from a research venture of the University of Colorado Boulder.

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AB Nexus seeks interdisciplinary proposals for 2022 grant program

July 7, 2022

AB Nexus has announced its Fall 2022 Research Collaboration Grant Program, which seeks proposals from interdisciplinary teams that expand and strengthen areas of research collaboration between the CU Anschutz and CU Boulder campuses.

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Exploring Colorado’s quantum revolution

June 28, 2022

A holistic discussion of quantum research on CU Boulder's campus and across the state.