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Department News

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Regent committee approves new MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Jan. 18, 2018

The on-demand, asynchronous and fully online degree, to be offered by the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, will provide high-quality education to students around the world in response to growing workforce demand. If approved by the full Board of Regents, the new CU Boulder MOOC degree in ECEE will be the first of its kind in the world.Read more »
Sarah DaFoe, Fred Hobbs and Melinda Piket-May in the KGNU studio.
PODCAST: Undergrads design assistive technology for people with disabilities

Jan. 3, 2018

Through a community partnership with Imagine!, CU Boulder engineering students help support people living with developmental, cognitive and physical challenges.Read more »
New benches in the undergraduate electronics lab.
Major renovations underway for undergraduate teaching labs

Dec. 28, 2017

Before-and-after shots of the electronics lab. The department is undertaking a major effort to upgrade our undergraduate teaching labs to make them more modern and flexible. The labs are the most highly utilized spaces by all of our undergrads and are key to their academic and professional success. This strategic... Read more »
A student demonstrates her team's project at the design expo.
PHOTOS: Sophomores show off hands-on projects for embedded systems course

Dec. 19, 2017

Our sophomore engineers gathered in the Idea Forge on Dec. 11 to share their final projects for ECEN 2440 - Applications of Embedded Systems. Projects ranged from a smart composter to a laser harp, but Arash Yousefzadeh, Jean-Christophe Owens, Brandon Lewien and Adam Smrekar took home first place for their... Read more »