Mechanical Mondays

Mechanical Mondays: Spring 2021

After a semester-long pandemic-induced hiatus for the Fall semester of 2020, the Mechanical Mondays series is coming back in virtual mode for Spring of 2021. The hour-long series brings ME undergrads together virtually with faculty, alumni, industry, and academia every other Monday afternoon to connect on topics of interest, engage with panelists, and connect.

The Spring 2021 schedule includes: 

January 25 Graduate Student Panel
February 1 Study Abroad Program at Mines
February 22 Alumni Spotlight:  Claire Teklitz, United Launch Alliance
March 8 Industry Perspective: ET1 (SS) Ryan M. McCabe, US Navy
March 22 Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Reeves, Trane Technologies
April 12 Industry Perspective: Karl Grueschow, Patroness
April 26 Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Zamora, Milwaukee Tool


All talks will be held at 4:00 PM.

Zoom link:
Or Telephone:
Dial: +1 669 900 6833 (US Toll) or +1 253 215 8782 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 987 8907 5893

Past Mechanical Mondays Series

Fall 2020

Fall 2020:
Due to COVID-19 campus restrictions, we did not host Mechanical Mondays this fall.

Spring 2020

Spring 2020 Schedule:

January 13 Alumni Spotlight: Geordie Campbell, Jabil
January 27 Graduate Student Panel
February 10 Industry Perspective: Earl Benson, Northrop Grumman
February 24 Industry Perspective: Mike Karty, TMMI
March 9 Alumni Spotlight: Devin Sammon, Transportation Technology Center Inc.
Fall 2019

Fall 2019 Schedule:

August 26    Industry Perspective: Mike Casey, Antarctica Experience
September 9    Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Bradt, BP Global Concept Development
September 23 Alumni Spotlight: Doug Collins, Avid Product Development
October 7    Industry Perspective: Dave Wolenski, Electro-Mechanical Products
October 21    Alumni Spotlight: Matthew Dawson, Utility Global
November 4    Alumni Spotlight: Eddie Carell, Sundyne LLC
November 18    Alumni Spotlight: Bennie and Julie Benson, ENERGYneering Solutions
December 2    Industry Perspective: Tony Glocker and Mike Puckett, SolidProfessor
Spring 2019

Spring 2019 Schedule:

January 14 Industry Spotlight: Kiewit Rondout Tunnel Team
January 28    Alumni Spotlight: Scott White, Denver Machine Shop
February 11 Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Steele
February 25 Alumni Spotlight: David Bloch, Outdoor Edge
March 11 Alumni Spotlight: Justin Mattice, Air Squared
April 8 Alumni Spotlight: Jason Chamberlain, Specialized Bikes
April 22 Alumni Spotlight: Eric Thurston, Personify Inc.
Fall 2018

Fall 2018 Schedule:

August 27  Club Day: ME club opportunities for undergrads
September 10    ME Research Divisions: ME research opportunities for undergrads
September 24 Group Hike
October 8 Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Neal Sullivan
October 22    Industry Spotlight: Synchroness
November 5    Graduate Student Panel: Life as an ME grad student at Mines
November 19    Alumni Spotlight: Ian MacGregor, Skratch Labs CEO
December 3 Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Werner Kuhr