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...

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Deployable antenna could provide more powerful communications on smaller space satellites

May 2, 2022

A group of mechanical engineering students at the College of Engineering and Applied Science designed and built the prototype with Lockheed Martin for their Senior Design project.

Ahmed Ashmaig

Q&A with Ahmed Ashmaig: NSBE chapter president and Ripple Award winner

April 29, 2022

Ahmed Ashmaig (MechEngr'23), the president of CU Boulder's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), has received the university's Ripple Award. The award is given by the CU Boulder's Center for Inclusion and Social Change in collaboration with the Dennis Small Cultural Center.

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ME Course Column: Mechanics of Cancer

April 27, 2022

Students learn how solid and fluid mechanics play a role in how cancer cells interact and form solid tumors. Taught by Professor Maureen Lynch, the class examines the experimental systems and technical evaluations of the disease to model and test cancer-related processes.

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Mechanical engineering graduates earn CU Engineering and Departmental Awards

April 26, 2022

Four graduating undergraduate students won college awards, while three undergraduate students were honored with Department of Mechanical Engineering Awards.

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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

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