Mechanical Engineering Department Highlights

New research will accelerate telerobotics technology by developing seamless, in-hand robotic telemanipulation

New research will accelerate telerobotics technology by developing seamless, in-hand robotic telemanipulation

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Xiaoli Zhang received an award from the National Science Foundation’s Mind, Machine and ... Read more

Mines and Lockheed Martin to host global student design challenge

Mines and Lockheed Martin to host global student design challenge

From the Mines Newsroom: Colorado School of Mines, in partnership with Lockheed Martin, announced today a new global student design ... Read more

Mines and RRCC receive DOE funding to improve energy efficiency in manufacturing

Mines and RRCC receive DOE funding to improve energy efficiency in manufacturing

From the Mines Newsroom: Colorado School of Mines, together with Red Rocks Community College, were selected as part of a $60 million ... Read more

New research will advance automation and improve safety in underground mines

New research will advance automation and improve safety in underground mines

Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Andrew Petruska and Mining Engineering Professor Jamal Rostami were awarded a 3-year project Read more

Asle Zaeem awarded over $390,000 by NSF’s MOMS program

Asle Zaeem awarded over $390,000 by NSF’s MOMS program

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Mohsen Asle Zaeem was awarded over $390,000 by the Mechanics of Materials and Structures ... Read more

M3 Robotics Lab Team Tests Autonomous Flight in an Underground Mine

M3 Robotics Lab Team Tests Autonomous Flight in an Underground Mine

  The M3 Robotics Team -- led by Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Andrew Petruska -- flew a rotocopter in an underground ... Read more

Human Centered Design Studio grows in size and impact

Human Centered Design Studio grows in size and impact

  The Human Centered Design Studio (HCDS) connects Capstone Design teams with projects to design, prototype and deliver adaptive ... Read more

Modeling material failure

Modeling material failure

  Prof. Garritt J. Tucker and members of his Computational Materials Science and Design (CMSD) research group are working with a team ... Read more

Interdisciplinary spotlight: Operations Research with Engineering

Interdisciplinary spotlight: Operations Research with Engineering

  Operations Research is a field that applies mathematical modeling and statistical analysis to complex systems so that decisions can ... Read more

Rodriguez wins ME Senior Class Faculty Award

Rodriguez wins ME Senior Class Faculty Award

  For the third year in a row, Teaching Associate Professor Derrick Rodriguez received the ME Senior Class Faculty Award. The award is ... Read more

Braun and Asle Zaeem win Mines 2020-21 Faculty Excellence in Research Awards

Braun and Asle Zaeem win Mines 2020-21 Faculty Excellence in Research Awards

Rowlinson Professor of Mechanical Engineering Rob Braun and ME Associate Professor Mohsen Asle Zaeem were awarded the Mines 2021 ... Read more

ADAPT integrates additive manufacturing into Army vehicle fleet

ADAPT integrates additive manufacturing into Army vehicle fleet

From the Mines newsroom: The U.S. Army is exploring new possibilities for implementing additive manufacturing– also known as 3D ... Read more