aniya khalili

Faces of Engaged Scholarship: Aniya Khalili

April 19, 2022

PhD student Aniya Khalili was looking for a research lab that would match her values. She found that match in 2019 with Professor Shelly Miller and was introduced to the practice of community-engaged scholarship.

Hannigan and Knight

Michael Hannigan and Daniel Knight earn Outreach Award for K-12 soil quality education

April 18, 2022

Department Chair Michael Hannigan and Research Associate Daniel Knight will be using the $24,000 grant to expand their outreach program that engages K-12 students to conduct their own soil quality research.

New Venture Challenge

Mechanical engineering team presents innovative solution to fight climate change, win funding

March 9, 2022

Senior design team Urchin Merchants, who placed fourth, hope to market a specialized suction device to divers and conservation groups that could help save kelp forests off the coast of California and ecosystems around the world from exploding purple sea urchin populations.

Triple E Fair

Triple E Fair introduces 117 middle schoolers to mechanical engineering

March 3, 2022

The Early Engineering Exposure Fair, organized by mechanical engineering graduate students, was comprised of 16 interactive exhibits to demonstrate diverse engineering fields such as air quality, wind energy, robotics and microfluids.

Students

Graduate students host high schoolers for engineering outreach event

Feb. 25, 2022

The Committee for Equity in Mechanical Engineering invited freshmen from Arrupe Jesuit High School to campus, where they built robots and toured the Integrated Teaching and Learning Laboratory.

wind team

Mechanical engineering students competing in national wind energy competition

Feb. 17, 2022

The group of mechanical engineering seniors is the first University of Colorado Boulder team to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Collegiate Wind Competition (CWC) – an event in which future engineers are challenged to find a unique solution to a wind energy project.

Elle Sandifer

Alumni Spotlight: Elle Sandifer - Working with Sanergy to address international sanitation challenges

Nov. 30, 2021

Elle Sandifer is a 2020 graduate of the Department of Mechanical Engineering. After graduation, she worked as a process engineer with Sanergy to address urban sanitation challenges in Nairobi, Kenya.

Will Edgar

Scholarship program prepares undergraduate for the business world

Oct. 27, 2021

Will Edgar, the first recipient of the CU Mechanical Engineering Student/Tuck Bridge Scholarship, has always had a knack for mechanical engineering. It is now complemented by a solid understanding of business thanks to the generosity of a fellow Buff.

Campus from above

The Road Back: CU Boulder's Response to COVID-19

Sept. 22, 2021

ME faculty members are featured in the University of Colorado Boulder's new documentary titled "The Road Back: CU Boulder’s Response to COVID-19."

Robot model in front of magnifying glass

Futurum partnership puts CU research in the hands of younger students

Feb. 4, 2021

It’s hard to imagine a teenager who could resist exploring mechanical engineering after learning about Endoculus, the small device developed by CU Boulder Professor Mark Rentschler and student researchers in his lab that can navigate the human gastrointestinal system with ease and may someday help doctors care for their patients.

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