Whether you're a member of our alumni, a member of the business community or just interested in giving back, there are many ways to partner with the CU Boulder's Paul M. Rady Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Connect with Industry & Foundations Relations
Industry & Foundation Relations at CU Boulder connects local, national and international companies to the people, services, projects and resources they need to support business growth and development.
Collaborate with Faculty for Sponsored Research
Faculty members at CU Boulder are eager to collaborate and have varying capabilities and areas of expertise in the following research areas. Be sure to check out our Research Overview Slides for a quick look at faculty members and their unique capabilities and areas of expertise.
You may also be interested in learning more about research by focus area as follows:
Join ME Partners
ME Partners support the education of students and the mission of the department by bringing industry connections and enabling project-based learning.
ME Partners collaborate by:
Benefits of becoming an ME Partner include:
Sponsor a Senior Design Project
Design Center Colorado (DCC) fosters innovative, technical collaborations with business, industry, and government agencies. One DCC initiative involves bringing projects to undergraduate and graduate students in mechanical engineering where integrated teams of 4 to 6 undergraduate students (3 to 4 graduate students), a faculty advisor, and an industry mentor develop workable solutions. Student teams work on assigned projects for two consecutive semesters and deliver tested, functional hardware and documentation to the industry sponsor at the completion of the project.
Benefits of sponsoring a project:
Collaborate with Faculty for Independent Study Opportunities
More information to come soon.
To learn more about partnering with the department, please email External Relations Committee Chair Julie Steinbrenner.