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Two new faculty members join department for fall 2022

Sept. 27, 2022

Two new faculty members have joined the ECEE team in support of our research and teaching missions. Welcome, Mona and Cody!

Frank Barnes

Barnes at 90: Helping others succeed is a career highlight

July 21, 2022

As his milestone birthday approaches, Barnes is still advising graduate students, working on research projects and “rattling cages” across the university on topics he’s passionate about.

Juliet Gopinath and Khurram Afridi

Gopinath, Afridi win 2016 CAREER Awards from NSF

April 6, 2016

Assistant professors Juliet Gopinath and Khurram Afridi have received 2016 CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. "We anticipate with excitement that this new class of CAREER grantees will make pioneering discoveries and inspire young minds to advance the engineering enterprise and improve the lives...

Detail view of chip

Popovic plays lead role in breakthrough light-based microprocessor chip

Dec. 28, 2015

Groundbreaking microprocessor chip uses light, rather than electricity, to transfer data at rapid speeds while consuming minute amounts of energy. The researchers also anticipate that the new technology can be integrated into current manufacturing processes smoothly and scaled up for commercial production with minimal disruption.

Terri Fiez

Fiez joins CU-Boulder as vice chancellor of research, professor in ECEE

Sept. 16, 2015

A former National Science Foundation Young Investigator awardee with over 150 publications, Fiez’s scholarly interests focus on analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits and approaches to innovative education.

Zoya Popovic looking in microscope

Zoya Popovic named 2015 Distinguished Research Lecturer

July 23, 2015

Zoya Popovic of electrical, computer and energy engineering will deliver this year's Distinguished Research Lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Glenn Miller Ballroom.

Artist rendering of implantable device

Device delivers drugs to brain via remote control

July 16, 2015

Jae-Woong Jeong constructs optofluidic implant that could make drug therapies more targeted with fewer side effects.

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.

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.