Join us in Welcoming Dr. Bonnie Roberts to the Department

We are delighted to welcome new instructor, Dr. Bonnie Roberts, to the Department of Mechanical Engineering faculty this fall. Her industry and teaching background, coupled with her professional achievements and passion for teaching will significantly impact and enhance our department, particularly our growing senior design program. Shortly after earning her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering…Read more

Mech Day 2017

On October 6, 2017, the Department hosted its first Mech Day, in conjunction with the annual Walter Scott Jr., College of Engineering, Engineering Exploration Days. Mech Day was designed to give potential students a glimpse into student life in the mechanical engineering program at CSU. The day started with an introduction from Department Head, Dr.…Read more

Department Pioneers: Dr. Paul Wilbur

ME Emeritus Professor, Dr. Paul Wilbur, taught, researched, and mentored in CSU’s Department of Mechanical Engineering from 1968-2010. It’s been eight years since Dr. Wilbur retired, but his legacy continues to inspire colleagues and students. “His love was teaching and research. His day would start with getting to work by 6:30 or 7:00am to get…Read more

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…Read more

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…Read more

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…Read more

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 –…Read more

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…Read more