Showcase Week

Mechanical Engineering Projects Showcase Week

You are invited to our online projects showcase, celebrating the achievements of over 250 engineering capstone design students from April 27–May 1. Learn about their projects, leave a comment, and see how these talented engineers are already making an impact.

FieldLine Presentation

Students help to see the brain in a new way

April 9, 2020

FieldLine Inc., a company that grew out of research conducted at CU Boulder, is building sensors to image the brain using magnetic fields. For the second consecutive year, capstone design students will help to advance FieldLine's innovative concepts.

Exo-Seat

Capstone Design Q&A: Improving quality of life for those with multiple sclerosis

April 7, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students sponsored by Tensentric share about the device they've designed to provide postural support for a community member with multiple sclerosis.

crocs industry tour

Industry tours provide a valuable look at future engineering careers

April 7, 2020

During February and March, over 250 mechanical engineering students trekked across the Front Range to tour one of 17 different companies. The tour series was a collaboration between Design Your Career and Instructor Janet Tsai’s manufacturing class.

Kneehab4U

Capstone Design Q&A: An after-surgery therapy device

March 11, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about KneeHab4U, a post-surgery cold therapy device that reduces inflammation in the knee, elbow and other affected areas. The device uses air compression for blood circulation and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation for a quicker, safer, more comfortable recovery process.

BioRhythm product

Capstone Design Q&A: Sorting waste has never been easier

March 6, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, the BioRhythm capstone design team shares about a technology they designed to increase accuracy when sorting plastics into trash, recycling and compost at concerts, conferences and other large events.

energy monitoring system

Capstone Design Q&A: Energy use in dollars makes homeowners think twice

March 5, 2020

In this Capstone Design Q&A, capstone design students share about their residential energy monitoring system that reports accurate and actionable data to consumers. Their system is unique in that it shows electricity usage in dollars, so they understand the monetary benefits of saving energy.

expo

Two million square feet of networking, two days at an amusement park expo

Feb. 27, 2020

ME undergraduate Emily Page wants to design experiences in the themed entertainment and experience design industry. She attended the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo in Orlando, Florida and shares her takeaways.

Julie Steinbrenner and Kat McConnell

ME educators recognized by college for supporting students beyond the classroom

Jan. 24, 2020

The College of Engineering and Applied Science awarded Katherine McConnell the Outstanding Staff Award and Julie Steinbrenner the Charles A. Hutchinson Memorial Teaching Award.

Student Experiential Education origin story photo of students networking

Student Experiential Education transforms professional development for mechanical engineers at CU Boulder

Jan. 24, 2020

A generous donation began the official launch of Student Experiential Education, an effort designed to enhance connections between students and industry.

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