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.

Aluminum Casting Lab

Industry input sparks new experiences for manufacturing students

Jan. 14, 2020

CU Boulder’s manufacturing class now incorporates guest speakers, company tours, a manufacturing industry panel and a variety of active learning opportunities thanks to input from industry professionals.

ME Alumni Connect Day Mock Interviews

Connecting beyond the classroom at annual ME Alumni Connect Day

Nov. 13, 2019

Thanks to over 50 mechanical engineering alumni volunteers, students were able to engage with alumni over lunch and breakfast, on 12 class panels and during more than 90 mock interviews at ME Alumni Connect Day.

Robotics Networking Night

Robotics Networking Night sets the stage for future collaborative networking events

Oct. 31, 2019

Several engineering departments came together for a networking night featuring 17 industry volunteers with expertise in automated recycling, agricultural robotics, autonomous vehicles, next-generation linear actuators, spatial computing and more.


CU SAE Baja takes on new four-wheel drive challenge

Oct. 29, 2019

CU SAE Baja aims to leave a legacy for future CU Baja teams by designing a single-seat, off-road vehicle with four-wheel drive. They will compete in 2020 with teams from up to 110 universities and are requesting your support.

Danny Straub

Capstone design, from student to engineer

Oct. 28, 2019

Senior Design serves to transition 256 engineering students to entry-level engineers through their capstone projects. Get the inside scoop from Senior Design Program Assistant Gabe Rodriguez.

Daria Kotys-Schwartz

Kotys-Schwartz elevated to Teaching Professor, highest appointment for instructional faculty

Oct. 4, 2019

Newly appointed Teaching Professor Daria Kotys-Schwartz joins four other teaching professors across the college. She operates at a level of teaching, research and service that makes CU Boulder a better place to learn and work.

Careers in ME Symposium

Careers in ME Symposium brings together alumni and mechanical engineering students

Sept. 18, 2019

Thirty-two alumni and industry partners – seasoned and recently graduated – spoke on panels, presented about their careers and got to know students during the fourth annual Careers in ME Symposium. Over 250 second-year students attended.

Katie Simon Headshot

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.

Teaching child at Engineering Projects Expo 2019

Judges and public select top mechanical engineering Senior Design and Graduate Design projects at Expo 2019

May 14, 2019

Judges and public voted on Expo 2019 engineering projects they found to be most impressive. Six mechanical engineering teams received awards. Learn more about this year's Senior Design and Graduate Design projects and view our album of photos from the event.