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CU Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program ranked No. 15, up one from 2019

Sept. 10, 2019

Five of CU Boulder's undergraduate engineering programs are ranked in the top 20 for 2020 according to the U.S. News & World Report. The Department of Mechanical Engineering improved by one from 2019 and is now ranked No. 15 among public universities.

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CeramicSpeed capstone design project brings success at Eurobike 2019

Sept. 6, 2019

CeramicSpeed efficiency and shifting mechanisms were born out of CU mechanical engineering capstone design. The hard work of students helped bring success to CeramicSpeed at Eurobike two years in a row.

Daniel Knight judges AQIQ final projects

Air Quality Inquiry project selected for CU Boulder Outreach Award once again

Sept. 3, 2019

Senior Professional Research Associate Daniel Knight and Professor Michael Hannigan's AQIQ project is one of the 34 faculty-led projects that have been selected to receive CU Boulder Outreach Awards for 2019–20.

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CU Engineering Employee Spotlight: Carson Bruns, Assistant Professor

Sept. 3, 2019

A creator of color-changing tattoo inks and shape-shifting molecular machines, chemist/artist Carson Bruns uses nanoscience to invent new materials and technologies.

Incoming mechanical engineering students

ME Department welcomes incoming and returning fall 2019 students

Aug. 26, 2019

This year’s incoming class includes 121 new undergraduate students, 28 new transfer students, 45 MS students and 38 MS students joining the ME department from across the nation and world. Students are excited about hands-on learning, professional development opportunities and joining a collaborative community of mechanical engineers at CU Boulder.

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CU Boulder and CU Denver collaborate at DARPA Tunnel Circuit

Aug. 22, 2019

The dark, cavernous depths of an old Pittsburgh mine tested the performance of autonomous robot drones and the engineering prowess of creators like researcher Sean Humbert at the DARPA Subterranean Challenge Tunnel Circuit event.

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Engineering Launch 2019 begins, welcome incoming students!

Aug. 21, 2019

Welcome incoming students! This week kicks off Engineering Launch, an orientation experience for new first-year students in the College of Engineering and Applied Science.

DARPA Subterranean Challenge testing at Edgar Experimental Mine

CU Boulder underground drone competes in first of three DARPA subterranean challenges

Aug. 19, 2019

CU Boulder researcher Sean Humbert and collaborators engaged in the first of three DARPA subterranean challenges. They sent drones on a mock search and rescue operation down miles of NIOSH Coal Mine steam tunnels in Pittsburgh.

Greg Formosa and ASME Edible Robots

ASME highlights Associate Professor Mark Rentschler's "edible robots"

Aug. 15, 2019

Associate Professor Mark Rentschler and his colleagues are integrating technology used in autonomous automobiles to provide ingestible devices with the intelligence they need to navigate the GI tract on their own. His work was featured recently by ASME.

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Undergraduates show off their summer research projects

Aug. 6, 2019

Students will present findings from the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research Thursday and Friday in the Gallogly DLC Collaboratory. These final presentations sum up the students’ work over the summer in various labs.