Callie Higgins with her hybrid atomic force microscope 3D printer.

Alumna a finalist for federal Service to America Medal

May 6, 2021

Callie Higgins (MElEngr'14, PhD'17) is a materials research engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Krueger with a microphone, smiling as she speaks to an audience

Explorations of science and society lead alumna to role as intersectional scientist

April 12, 2021

Kendra Krueger (MElEngr’11) is an engineer by training, but she had to come up with her own title to encompass all of her passions in science, education, philosophy and art.

Bryan Root

Alumnus awarded IEEE Fellow status for semiconductor testing innovations

Jan. 6, 2021

Bryan Root (ElEngr’84) is the founder, owner and chairman of Celadon Systems, which manufactures ultra-high performance wafer probe cards for the semiconductor industry.

Faran Nouri

Alumna Faran Nouri charts path as venture capitalist

Nov. 5, 2020

After earning her BS and MS in electrical engineering, Nouri went on to become a founding member and managing director of Lam Capital.

Pictured above, from left: Fletcher Richman with Halp co-founders Tristan Rubadeau and Komran Rashidov on a balcony in Boulder with the Flatirons in the background.

Enabling the ways we work

July 7, 2020

Alumnus Fletcher Richman's (ElCompEngr'14) startup success grew from a passion for productivity tools.

Moon gives a thumbs-up next to a box of masks waiting to be shipped

Moon Yin (ElCompEngr’16) leads Shanghai alumni chapter mask donation

April 24, 2020

Moon and 10 other alumni donated 1,200 masks to CU Boulder, which were distributed in March to health care and first responders within CU.

James Avery

Remembering James Avery, 1950-2018

Dec. 18, 2018

James Paul Avery passed away Dec. 1, 2018, after a year-and-a-half battle with a rare form of blood cancer. He was 68. He was born July 23, 1950, in Omaha, Neb., to Clarence George Avery and Rachel Leah Kasson Avery. He graduated from DeKalb High School in DeKalb, Ill., in...

Irene Peden holds a photo from her Antarctic trip

Antarctic trip was tip of the iceberg for alumna's trailblazing career

May 11, 2018

Irene Peden would go on to Stanford University to earn a master’s and PhD in electrical engineering. Her graduation came with a major distinction—she was the first woman in Stanford history to earn a PhD in any engineering subject.

Flor Gordivas

Recent ECE alum featured in "I Look Like an Engineer" campaign

Aug. 18, 2017

"My favorite engineering experience was when I was working on a prototype of a business jet in Kansas during my internship with Textron Aviation. It was amazing to work in the aviation industry with real engineers and on a plane that would be ready for its first flight."

Jason Breitbarth

Alum’s company stays true to hands-on roots

Dec. 7, 2015

Jason Breitbarth’s experiences at CU-Boulder continue to impact the way Holzworth Instrumentation does business.

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