Detail image of a circuit board, in black and white.

CU Boulder to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Feb. 8, 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.Read more »
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CU on the Air podcast: Revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s

March 6, 2018

Host Ken McConnellogue talks with Professor Robert Erickson about what this MOOC has to offer learners across the globe, as well as how it is making us rethink how people learn. He also chats with Michael Lightner, vice president of academic affairs, about the positive impact MOOCs offer learners and the university.Read more »
The team with professor Kyri Baker (center).

Electrical engineering student leads team to finals in NASA Mars competition

Jan. 23, 2018

In March, graduate student Nick Glascock-Illescas and his team will present their proposal for an autonomously deployable solar array that can go to Mars and power a future manned base.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 »
The Stateless team toasts to their new funding.

ECE spinout Stateless raises $1.4M in seed-stage funding

Dec. 5, 2017

Founded by electrical and computer engineers Eric Keller and Murad Kablan, Stateless is revolutionizing software-defined networks by building virtual network functions, such as firewalls and load balancers, that are easy to offer and consume through the “as-a-service” model.Read more »
The six CU Boulder electrical and computer engineering students who make up the Volt Vision team

Students developing eye-activated controller that uses the human body as a command center

Nov. 9, 2017

Volt Vision is the brainchild of a team of six electrical and computer engineering students, whose goal is to develop a product based on accessibility for everyone.Read more »
Taylor Barton

Assistant professor earns prestigious Air Force Young Investigator award

Oct. 25, 2017

Assistant Professor Taylor Barton has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program. Barton is one of just 45 young engineers and scientists in the U.S. to receive the award, selected from among nearly 300 proposals. According to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research:... Read more »
Khurram Afridi

Power electronics researcher earns invite to Frontiers of Engineering

Oct. 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Khurram Afridi is developing ways to power vehicles wirelessly while they’re in motion. No need to plug in or even park – just cruise down the “charging lane” of the highway.Read more »