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.

Ram Narayanswamy speaks at ATLAS

ECEE alum: Prepare for explosion in visual media technologies

Nov. 11, 2015

When people think of futuristic virtual reality, the holodeck from Star Trek often comes to mind. But while that technology may still be a ways off, a CU-Boulder alum says that using visual data to make photos and video feel more personal is a lot closer to reality.

Nathan Seidle in the SparkFun warehouse

Alum's company branching out into new territory

June 23, 2015

12 years after it launched online, SparkFun Electronics is opening its first offline store in Niwot.

Robert Emigh

Alumnus honored as Los Alamos Living Treasure

May 7, 2015

In 1942, Robert Emigh was set to graduate with honors in electrical engineering from CU-Boulder when he and others from his class were excused from their final trimester as the United States entered World War II.