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.

Art Lizotte and Gabriella Bailado

Keysight donates oscilloscope in honor of ECEE student

Sept. 19, 2014

The Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering's Senior Capstone Lab now boasts one of the most advanced oscilloscopes on the market, and it's all thanks to senior Gabriella Bailado.

Chris Poulton

Student demonstrates first-of-its-kind photonics device

Sept. 15, 2014

Chris Poulton tried working in several labs before finding his calling designing silicon photonic devices in Professor Milos Popovic's Nanophotonic Systems Laboratory.

Jelena Notaros

Undergrad takes part in cutting-edge nanophotonics research

Sept. 14, 2014

Notaros is developing a novel type of numerical electromagnetic solver that will allow for advanced design of these photonic devices.