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ME Cleans Up at the 2017 Walter Scott Jr., College of Engineering All-College Awards

The Department of Mechanical Engineering was honored with several accolades at the 2017 WSCOE All-College Awards, last Tuesday afternoon. “More than half of the All-College Awards went to members of ME, and I couldn’t be more proud of our department.” said ME Department Head, Sue James. Join us in congratulating the following mechanical engineering award […]

Bon Voyage, Chriselda!

As we welcomed new faculty into the department, we also celebrated the retirement of dedicated mechanical engineering Undergraduate Student Advisor, Chriselda Engel who spent the past eight years guiding and supporting thousands of undergraduate mechanical engineering students as they progressed through the program. Jennifer Vaughn, current graduate student and former undergrad, wanted Engel to have […]

CSU ASME Celebrated 100 Years

The Colorado State University chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers celebrated 100 years of excellence on Oct. 9, 2014 with a banquet at the Hilton Fort Collins. The momentous evening was attended by more than 100 students, faculty, alumni, and industry professionals. Professor Emeritus Fred Smith, and Professor Allan Kirkpatrick kicked off the […]

Celebrating Professor William Duff’s Contributions and Dedication

It has been more than 44 years since Professor William S. Duff first set foot onto Colorado State University’s campus. He came to the department as part of the newly established industrial engineering program, ultimately introducing and teaching 15 different industrial engineering and operations research courses. In April, the department celebrated Professor Duff’s retirement – […]

2015 Mechanical Engineering Student Recognitions

Tom Decker: Tom Decker, a new mechanical engineering graduate student, recently won a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship recognizing him as an outstanding graduate student in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Among a pool of 2,000 awardees, Decker was selected from 16,500 applications for this fellowship. His passion to work with […]

ASME E-Fest West

On the last weekend of spring break, members of CSU’s ASME student chapter, armed with a robot, poster, and presentation, made their way to the University of Las Vegas for the 2017 ASME E-Fest West. This was the third year our students were able to attend the conference and the second year we presented at […]

All Aboard!

Last semester, a handful of CSU students voyaged into uncharted academic territory. They took their books to a place where extracurricular activities include world exploration; classmates are roommates; the classroom is a ship; and campus is the open waters. Semester at Sea is one of the unique academic journeys a University student can embark on, […]

ME Ph.D. Graduate Selected for the John P. and Mary Jane Swanson Endowed Professorship

We are proud to announce that Bucknell University recently selected one of our outstanding Ph.D. graduates, Ben Wheatley, ’17, for the John P. and Mary Jane Swanson Endowed Professorship position. Dr. Wheatley will begin at Bucknell University’s mechanical engineering department this fall as a tenure-track assistant professor. Along with his academic and research achievements at […]

All-star mech student? NCAA shot put titleholder? The ultimate multi tasker? ALL OF THE ABOVE

At the March 2017 NCAA Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in College Station, Texas, ME junior, Mostafa Hassan, dominated and threw the shot put 69 feet, 9.5 inches, making him CSU’s first-ever national champion in shot put, and the program’s first national champion since 2005. He crushed his competition by at least 4½ […]

OBRL Summer Internship Program: Exposing High School Students to the Fields of Bioengineering

For the past five summers, ME’s Orthopaedic Bioengineering Research Laboratory has hosted a group of high school interns who are given the unique opportunity to dive into the world of bioengineering at CSU. “This internship program gives high school students a chance to interact with undergraduate students, graduate students, and academics in a dynamic research […]