Component Design

ME Course Column: Component Design

Dec. 14, 2021

From bicycles and scooters to mock race cars and firetrucks, drill-powered vehicles built by Component Design students zoomed around Kittredge Pond in fall 2021 for the first time since the pandemic began.

Design of Coffee

ME Course Column: Design of Coffee

Nov. 22, 2021

Those with a love for coffee can find their place in MCEN 4228/5228: Design of Coffee. The course shows junior, senior and graduate-level students how to use their training to solve problems outside the traditional engineering field by roasting and brewing coffee.

Will Edgar

Scholarship program prepares undergraduate for the business world

Oct. 27, 2021

Will Edgar, the first recipient of the CU Mechanical Engineering Student/Tuck Bridge Scholarship, has always had a knack for mechanical engineering. It is now complemented by a solid understanding of business thanks to the generosity of a fellow Buff.

students listening in class

The Return to Campus: A renewed energy in the Department of Mechanical Engineering

Oct. 21, 2021

The University of Colorado Boulder has welcomed students back to campus for fall 2021, allowing ME faculty to bring back traditional hands-on labs and classes for the first time in nearly two years.

Dane Richardson

An Inside Look: Interning with Shimmick Construction

Sept. 28, 2021

Dane Richardson is a junior in Mechanical Engineering. He interned during summer 2021 with Shimmick Construction.

CU Hyperloop

Students break new ground in Hyperloop challenge

Sept. 27, 2021

Mechanical engineering students are among the CU Hyperloop members designing the proposed mode of underground transportation.

Katie Schutt

An inside look: Interning with Sandia National Laboratories

Sept. 16, 2021

Katie Schutt is a junior in Mechanical Engineering and an ME Student Apprentice. She is currently interning with Sandia National Laboratories. Where are you working this summer and what made them stand out in your search? Since the beginning of August I have been working remotely as a Virtual Technologies...

Spencer White

An inside look: Interning with Electro-Mechanical Products

Sept. 13, 2021

Spencer White is a senior in Mechanical Engineering. He interned during summer 2021 with Electro-Mechanical Products, Inc. He is also a proud member of the CU Cycling Team. Where did you intern over the summer and what was exciting for you about that opportunity? This summer I had the amazing...

ME SWE scholarship winners

Four mechanical engineering students receive SWE scholarships

Sept. 9, 2021

The Society of Women Engineers has awarded 289 scholarships in all, totaling more than $1,200,000, to undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-22 academic year.

RISE

RISE Interdisciplinary Research Theme Workshop

Interdisciplinary Research Themes help researchers coordinate faculty hires, share facilities and use seed funding to leverage work that could provide transformational societal impact.

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