Design of Coffee

Design of Coffee course makes university list of unique CU Boulder classes

Sept. 13, 2019

CU Boulder offers approximately 4,000 courses in 119 distinct fields of study. Some, like mechanical engineering's Design of Coffee, delve into unexpected topics like the science behind farming techniques and the craftsmanship of brewing coffee.

Emergy Foods Protein in a salad

Protein reimagined: Two CU Boulder engineering alumni found Emergy Foods

Sept. 13, 2019

There’s a new entry on the growing menu of tasty meat alternatives, brought to you by CU Boulder engineering alumni Tyler Huggins and Justin Whiteley. Emergy foods aims to launch this fast-growing, sustainable protein in Colorado restaurants.

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Alumni Volunteer Spotlight: Katie Simon, MechEng'18

Sept. 12, 2019

Katie Simon has volunteered her time to network with students at a variety of events. She has shared about her experiences at CU, the importance of internships and has given advice to students about chasing their dream jobs.


Burning up: CU researchers use unique tunnel to study wildfires

Sept. 11, 2019

CU Boulder researchers Peter Hamlington and Greg Rieker are using experiments and computations in a new sloping wind tunnel to study how wildfires form and move across different landscapes, applying cutting edge research tools.

New CU Boulder Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty

12 new mechanical engineering faculty join the CU Boulder team

Sept. 11, 2019

The 2019-20 academic year brings 12 new faculty members to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Colorado Boulder.

Bobby Braun video call with Western Colorado University

First 40 Western Colorado University students enroll in CU Engineering partnership program

Sept. 10, 2019

Twenty-eight mechanical engineering students are beginning their engineering education in Gunnison, Colorado, part of a new partnership program between CU Boulder and Western Colorado University.

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CU hosts Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium

Sept. 10, 2019

The fifth annual Rocky Mountain Fluid Mechanics Research Symposium was at CU Boulder, co-hosted by Associate Professor Peter Hamlington. The event featured researchers, faculty and students from regional universities and research labs.

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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.

ceramic speed

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.