Siemens Gamesa capstone design project

Siemens Gamesa partners with CU students to develop drone-based monitoring system for wind turbines

April 22, 2019

CU Boulder engineering students are finalizing an infrared imaging system that will allow a user to monitor subsurface features in wind turbine blades, an invention that could make wind turbine repair safer, faster and more cost-efficient.

QL+ capstone design project

Veterans challenge CU Boulder capstone students to design for improved quality of life

April 22, 2019

Mechanical engineering capstone teams working with QL+ had two primary aims: making an impact on a wounded veteran’s life and putting mechanical skills to the test. They designed a luggage carrier device for wheelchair users and a disabled swimmer lift system.

CU AQIQ outreach air quality symposium

Air Quality Inquiry teaches K-12 students to ask and answer their own questions with science and engineering

April 3, 2019

When high school students from rural Colorado research air quality as it relates to the things that interest them most, the result is enthusiastic students and one-of-a-kind projects. CU Boulder’s Air Quality Inquiry project, supported by a CU Boulder Outreach Award, pairs students with undergraduate mentors.

ASME tabling

ASME gaining momentum at CU Boulder

Jan. 22, 2019

CU Boulder's student-led chapter of ASME is reaching new heights. With eyes on the future, ME students are not only connecting with their peers but have also started a series of events to build connections between students, faculty, alumni and the mechanical engineering community.

ME Alumni Connect Day 2018 panelists

Alumni bring ME Alumni Connect Day 2018 to life

Nov. 28, 2018

Alumni are changing the way students connect with industry, demonstrated by the 500+ students and 45 alumni attending ME Alumni Connect Day 2018. The third annual ME Alumni Connect Day was a huge success!

careers in me symposium presenter

Alumni impart wisdom at Careers in ME Symposium

Oct. 8, 2018

Over 260 sophomores learned from alumni and industry representatives at the third annual Careers in ME Symposium, sponsored by Phillips 66. Thirty-six volunteers shared career advice and inspired next generation mechanical engineers.