Robert Erickson with solar panel

Erickson named CU-Boulder Inventor of the Year

April 23, 2015

Professor's work focuses on making use of new technologies to improve power management and energy utilization in a wide range of electronic systems.

Zoya Popovic and student in lab chamber

Professor finds new health-care applications for her RF/microwave research

April 1, 2015

When she started getting requests to take on health care-related projects, Zoya Popovic was a little surprised. While she hadn’t pursued funding in that field, she said the projects caught her attention from a technical standpoint.

Alex Mault

Rejection only the beginning for student entrepreneur

March 14, 2015

From the beginning of his CU-Boulder career, Mault dedicated himself to two goals -- earn his way into the College of Engineering, and see his health startup succeed.

Frank Barnes with a student

"We are the ones that change what is possible"

Jan. 28, 2015

EEWeb interviews ECEE Distinguished Professor Frank Barnes on his career and his advice for future engineers.

The Little Box Challenge team

CU-Boulder faculty accept Google/IEEE Little Box Challenge

Jan. 15, 2015

Afridi and his team have less than a year to build a power inverter that is at least 10 times smaller than the current picnic cooler-sized inverters commonly used in photovoltaic solar power systems and other green energy applications.

Alan Mickelson in his lab

Universities push harder into the realm of startups

Dec. 17, 2014

Professor Alan Mickelson talks to The Wall Street Journal about the steps he's taking to ensure success for the startup based on his cutting-edge optical communications research.

Maksimovic and Bright

Two faculty members named IEEE Fellows for 2015

Dec. 17, 2014

Two faculty members from the CU-Boulder Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering were recently named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2015.

Illustration of electric vehicle

Industry award has senior project team revved up

Dec. 15, 2014

This is no ordinary model car - this one can be wirelessly powered by the road beneath it.

Saad Pervaiz accepts his award

PhD student wins top prize for research demo

Oct. 19, 2014

First-year PhD student Saad Pervaiz recently beat out nine students from around the world to take home the Best Demo Award at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' 2014 Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE) in Pittsburgh. ECCE introduced the student hardware demo event in 2011 for students to...

Close-up of geometric diode

Moddel receives patent for new solar-cell technology

Oct. 15, 2014

Moddel was issued a patent in August for geometric diode, applications and method, a technology that lays the foundation for high-efficiency, low-cost photovoltaic cells.