Mechanical Engineering Department Highlights

Jackson, Braun and Vincent win $700k to design and develop a new generation of hybrid electric power plants for aviation

Jackson, Braun and Vincent win $700k to design and develop a new generation of hybrid electric power plants for aviation

Mines professors in mechanical and electrical engineering have won $700,000 to design and develop a new generation of hybrid electric ... Read more

Asle Zaeem and Clarke awarded $562,000 from NSF to study solidification defects in aluminum alloys

Asle Zaeem and Clarke awarded $562,000 from NSF to study solidification defects in aluminum alloys

Prof. Mohsen Asle Zaeem (Mechanical Engineering) and Prof. Amy Clarke (Metallurgical and Materials Engineering) were awarded $562,000 ... Read more

Mines ME ranks #33 in U.S. News & World Report for best undergraduate ME programs

Mines ME ranks #33 in U.S. News & World Report for best undergraduate ME programs

The Mines Mechanical Engineering department ranked No. 33 in the latest U.S. News & World Report "best colleges" ranking for ... Read more

Petrella launches fully online professional certificate in applied finite element analysis

Petrella launches fully online professional certificate in applied finite element analysis

In the past few years, Mines has launched a number of innovative graduate programs focused on emerging technologies. Four of these ... Read more

Sullivan and team to develop novel process to upgrade natural gas to building-block fuels

Sullivan and team to develop novel process to upgrade natural gas to building-block fuels

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Neal Sullivan and Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Professor Ryan O’Hayre were ... Read more

Tabares-Velasco to study cross-laminated timber

Tabares-Velasco to study cross-laminated timber

Assistant Professor Paulo Cesar Tabares-Velasco won funding from the U.S. Forest Service for a project to characterize the ... Read more

ARPA-E funding for electrochemical energy storage research

ARPA-E funding for electrochemical energy storage research

The Colorado Fuel Cell Center (CFCC) has been awarded $1.1 million in additional funding to advance its work on electrochemical energy ... Read more

Braun and Team awarded $7.7M from ARPA-E to test hybrid full-scale stationary power system

Braun and Team awarded $7.7M from ARPA-E to test hybrid full-scale stationary power system

From the Mines Newsroom: ​Fuel cell researchers at Colorado School of Mines have been awarded $7.7 million in funding from the U.S. ... Read more

ME contributes to Colardo’s Make4COVID

ME contributes to Colardo’s Make4COVID

A team that included Advanced Manufacturing master’s students Kelly Pickering, Steven Sullivan and Noah Mostow and ME research ... Read more

Hildreth wins NSF CAREER award for work to streamline postprocessing in metals additive manufacturing

Hildreth wins NSF CAREER award for work to streamline postprocessing in metals additive manufacturing

From the Mines Newsroom: Owen Hildreth, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Colorado School of Mines, has received a ... Read more

Petruska works on “bat vision” for mine rescue first responders

Petruska works on “bat vision” for mine rescue first responders

From the Mines Newsroom: "Bat vision” for first responders would represent a major advancement in mine rescue technology. Andrew ... Read more