Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at CU Boulder is the premier undergraduate and graduate program in Colorado by reputation, rankings and size. Nationally, we are ranked 22nd among public electrical engineering graduate programs, and 21st among public computer engineering graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report


A message from professor and former chair Bob McLeod. 


Department News

Witt with Dean Bobby Braun at the Engineering Alumni Awards ceremony.
“I’m not any smarter than the average engineering student, I just work incredibly hard”

May 7, 2019

Catherine Witt honored as spring 2019 Outstanding Graduate for Academic Achievement for the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering.

Al Gasiewski working in his lab.
Constellation of weather satellites to cover the globe

May 6, 2019

The project, led by electrical engineering professor Al Gasiewski, is a partnership between the university and Colorado-based Orbital Micro Systems (OMS).

Illustration of microscopic bacteria
Clean in a flash: Biofilms project includes two ECEE researchers

April 16, 2019

Professor Bob McLeod and Associate Professor Sean Shaheen are designing experiments to better understand a new technique that shows promise for quickly and easily remove antibiotic-resistant bacteria in dentistry and other potential applications.

A robotic seeing-eye dog at the 2018 expo.
Check out the next generation of engineers in action on April 26

April 8, 2019

College-wide Engineering Projects Expo will include 19 teams from electrical, computer and energy engineering.

Workers guide the rotor and blades onto the tower during assembly of the turbine.
"Morphing" turbine could lower the cost of wind energy

March 20, 2019

Professor Lucy Pao and her team designed the control systems for the unique, down-wind rotor.