A cloud-covered Earth as seen from space

New $15M NASA grant will support quantum sensors in space

March 16, 2023

Assistant Professor Marco Nicotra and ECEE-affiliated Professor Dana Anderson are part of multi-university research team looking to improve measurement of important climate factors by observing atoms in outer space.

Diddams in front of optical tables where students are at work on projects

Diddams earns Optica Mees Medal for boundary-breaking optics innovations

March 1, 2023

Researcher's pioneering innovations have led to wide-ranging application of optical frequency combs to ultrafast lasers, optical clocks, spectroscopy, microwave synthesis, and astronomy.

Thariq Shanavas

New laser technique has applications in gas sensing and photonic radio frequency sources

Dec. 5, 2022

PhD student Thariq Shanavas shares more on the project and his experiences as an interdisciplinary graduate student.

Pao (left) and her team members look at test turbines at NREL

Expanding the scope: Researchers explore wind farm co-design with communities

Nov. 21, 2022

With their most recent project, published in the journal Joule, Pao and her collaborators began to look at what it would mean to bring communities into the process of designing wind farms.

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Two from ECEE earn AB Nexus grants for collaborations with CU Anschutz

Nov. 16, 2022

Juliet Gopinath will tackle novel neurophotonics methods to access deep brain structures for decision making, while Zoya Popovic will advance technique for noninvasive brain temperature monitoring during cardiac surgery.

Gopinath (center) works with two grad students at an optics table

Gopinath group advances quantum sensing with a new model in optical fibers

Nov. 2, 2022

Research into quantum engineering may provide a number of significant advancements in sensor technology, but optical loss and signal noise have – until recently – held these applications back.

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CU Boulder lands $750K research grant for 5G communications security

Oct. 24, 2022

Two ECEE researchers are involved in a unique military-oriented project to enable secure use of 5G networks that may be controlled by an adversary.

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From MS-EE program to PhD student

Oct. 21, 2022

After a couple of years with the MS-EE program, both as a student and a course facilitator, Antonio Souza was accepted to CU Boulder’s PhD program

Scott Diddams and Greg Rieker discuss a project in the lab

QEI Collaboration Lab opening to foster high-impact research in quantum engineering

Oct. 12, 2022

Collaborators will conduct research into quantum computing, optical clocks, quantum sensors and networks, hybrid quantum systems and more, according to Robert H. Davis Endowed Chair in Discovery Learning Scott Diddams.

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Make the Most of Distance Education

Sept. 29, 2022

Considering graduate school? Use this guide to help you fit classes and homework into your busy life.