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Department News

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Senior design team works to transform trash into usable fuel

March 24, 2020

Their product can help mitigate the increasing trash crisis and facilitate remote generation of fuel in areas that are unable to process generated waste.

Dimitra Psychogiou works with two students in the ECEE circuits lab.
CAREER Award recipients focused on sustainable infrastructure

Jan. 15, 2020

Assistant professors Dimitra Psychogiou and Emiliano Dall’Anese have won CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation for innovative proposals focused on radio frequency spectrum access and algorithmic control of networks, respectively.

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New master's degree with NREL prepares students to 'energize the world'

Jan. 7, 2020

Instructors from CU Boulder’s faculty and NREL research programs teach courses designed to help students learn about grid modernization-related challenges.

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Preparing for the MS-EE on Coursera Program

Dec. 30, 2019

If you are thinking about going to graduate school, read what you need to do to start planning. Plan ahead Discuss your educational goals with friends, family and colleagues to ensure you will have the support and time to maximize your academic success without straining your relationships and obligations. Get...

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Intelligent.com Announces Best Electrical Engineering Degree Programs for 2020

Dec. 21, 2019

University of Colorado Boulder is ranked as "Best in the West".