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.
Gregory Whiting and his research group are preparing for the thrill of a lifetime: two parabolic flights, each expected to provide around ten total minutes of reduced gravity to test and model how 3D printing of functional materials works in lunar gravity.
The highly-ranked Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder is being named after Colorado philanthropist and businessman Paul M. Rady, thanks to his generous support of the college. This is the second department to be named in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.
CU Boulder’s manufacturing class now incorporates guest speakers, company tours, a manufacturing industry panel and a variety of active learning opportunities thanks to input from industry professionals.
Christopher Kling's passion for engineering started as a small child building planes and cars out of Legos. Currently, he is working in the Precision Laser Diagnostics Lab where he is helping build a wildfire wind tunnel.
Sadie Stutzman studies the fundamental chemistry of how fuels decompose during pyrolysis and combustion. She uses experiments and theory to understand fuel behavior which she uses to create a model and predict the impact a fuel has on things such as engine performance and emissions.