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Department News

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Working together for equity and justice: A message from Chair Chris Myers

July 24, 2020

Continued vigilance in identifying and addressing racism in all its forms is needed to create an inclusive and welcoming environment. I stand with our students of color in their efforts to raise awareness and bring about equity and justice.

Dragan Maksimovic working with a student in the CoPEC lab
New engineering research center aims to electrify transportation, expand education

Aug. 4, 2020

Three ECEE faculty members are part of a new $26 million center focused on developing infrastructure and systems that facilitate the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

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Erickson wins prestigious IEEE power electronics award

July 29, 2020

Professor Bob Erickson has been awarded the 2021 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award for his contributions to power electronics education and analysis, modeling, and design of power converters.

Four masked team members show off their prototype during a testing session at a team member's home.
Student team headed for finals of Future Energy Challenge

July 28, 2020

A group of six undergraduates and recent graduates from CU Boulder will be among 10 teams competing in the final round of the IEEE International Future Energy Challenge next month.

Pictured above, from left: Fletcher Richman with Halp co-founders Tristan Rubadeau and Komran Rashidov on a balcony in Boulder with the Flatirons in the background.
Enabling the ways we work

July 7, 2020

Alumnus Fletcher Richman's (ElCompEngr'14) startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools.