ME Alumni Connect Day 2022

ME Alumni Connect Day brings together engineers in different stages of their journey

Nov. 9, 2022

ME Alumni Connect Day enjoyed another great turnout this year, with over 40 alumni and nearly 400 students participating. The event provides an opportunity for students to connect with alumni, build their network and gain insight into what it's like to be an practicing engineer. Participants connected over lunch, mock...

Katie Schutt

An inside look: Interning with LifeFormations

Oct. 5, 2022

Katie Schutt is a Mechanical Engineering Student Apprentice. She interned with LifeFormations during summer 2022. Katie Schutt Where did you intern and what exciting for you about that opportunity? This summer I was a mechanical engineering intern at a small company called LifeFormations. They design and fabricate animatronics and other...

Alexandr Vassilyev

An inside look: Interning with Seagate Technology

Sept. 15, 2022

Alexandr Vassilyev is a Mechanical Engineering Student Apprentice. He interned with Seagate Technology during summer 2022. Alexandr Vassilyev Where did you intern and what exciting for you about that opportunity? This summer I interned at Seagate Technology. I was really excited about the opportunity to learn more about linux and...

Titan Vans

An inside look: Interning with Titan Vans

Sept. 8, 2022

Nolan Chinn, Helen Do, and Lana Pivarnik are undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering. They interned at Titan DIY Kits during Summer 2022. Nolan, Helen, and Lana on the job at Titan Vans Where did you intern and what kinds of projects did you work on? Nolan: Titan Vans is a...

Kimberly Fung

An inside look: CU Student Government

Sept. 5, 2022

Kimberly Fung is a Mechanical Engineering Student Apprentice and a College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Representative to the CU Student Government. Kimberly Fung How did you first get involved with CU Student Government? I've been a co-senator representing the College of Engineering and Applied Science since Spring 2021 in...

Natalie Anderson

An inside look: Interning with Ball Aerospace

Aug. 18, 2022

Natalie Anderson is a Mechanical Engineering Student Apprentice. She interned at Ball Aerospace during summer 2022. Natalie Anderson (left) Where did you intern and what was exciting about that opportunity? I have applied to Ball for the last few years and was very excited to finally get an internship there!...

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An inside look: Interning with EveryDropMeters

Aug. 9, 2022

Daniel Alzamora and Kendall Shepherd are undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering. They interned at local startup EveryDropMeters during summer 2022. Daniel Alzamora Kendall Shepherd Where did you intern and what was exciting for you about that opportunity? Daniel: We interned at EveryDropMeters, a startup company focused on making fluid vortex...

Silicon wafer

Mechanical engineering students aim to make silicon wafer inspections more efficient

April 19, 2022

The global shortage of semiconductors – the computer chips that products such as smartphones, laptops, cars and even washing machines rely on – are motivating engineers to improve the inspection of the silicon wafers that semiconductors are fabricated from. To help accomplish that, Department of Mechanical Engineering students have built a silicon wafer center-finding improvement device

Medtronic prototype

Mechanical engineering students develop a soft robot to improve lung examinations

April 15, 2022

The seniors are working with Medtronic to design a soft robot that would give physicians more control as they examine the deepest part of a patient's lung and make the procedure less abrasive for the patient.

Accu-precision

Mechanical engineering students build machine to automate scrap metal disposal

April 12, 2022

The students' device makes the disposal of scrap metal safer and more efficient. They completed the design as part of their Senior Design project sponsored by Accu-Precision, a Littleton-based manufacturer of custom parts for customers in aerospace and industrial sectors.

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