Taylor Barton

Assistant professor earns prestigious Air Force Young Investigator award

Oct. 25, 2017

Assistant Professor Taylor Barton has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program. Barton is one of just 45 young engineers and scientists in the U.S. to receive the award, selected from among nearly 300 proposals. According to the Air Force Office of Scientific Research:...

Khurram Afridi

Power electronics researcher earns invite to Frontiers of Engineering

Oct. 6, 2017

Assistant Professor Khurram Afridi is developing ways to power vehicles wirelessly while they’re in motion. No need to plug in or even park – just cruise down the “charging lane” of the highway.

A detail shot of the microscope.

ECE researcher to share in BRAIN Initiative grant for miniature microscope

Oct. 5, 2017

Juliet Gopinath designed optical elements that allow for 3-D imaging, which will help lead researchers study the neural activity involved in vocal learning, decision making, social interactions and neural development in various species.

Up-close image of a printed circuit board.

Welcome aboard to our new faculty!

Sept. 5, 2017

We're very excited to welcome several new faculty members to our department this year, including a few alumni who are returning to teach courses! Read on for a little more about each of our new people. Tenured Faculty Shu-Wei Huang will be joining the optics, nanotechnology and bioengineering research group...

Zoya Popovic with CU Engineering Dean Bobby Braun.

Lockheed Martin research agreement recognizes two ECE faculty members

Aug. 29, 2017

Zoya Popovic is named the Lockheed Martin Corporation Endowed Chair of Radio Frequency Engineering, while newcomer Taylor Barton receives the Lockheed Martin Junior Faculty Fellowship.

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."

Pilot Dan Hesseliusl with drone aircraft

CU Boulder to test drones in eastern Colorado for drought project

July 28, 2017

Sensor developed by ECEE's Al Gasiewski will be able to assess moisture in crop fields at a resolution of about 50 feet across and to a depth of about 8 inches.

Jae-Woong Jeong holds his soft, stretchable acoustic sensor.

Tiny gadget captures every whoosh, thump and gurgle inside the body

June 8, 2017

It looks like a small Band-Aid, but it’s powerful enough to allow a doctor to monitor the heart rate of a patient remotely or to enable someone to control a robot with voice commands.The “tiny, wearable stethoscope” was created by Jae-Woong Jeong, assistant professor of electrical, computer and energy engineering, along with colleagues from Northwestern University.

Eric Keller

Computer engineering researcher wins prestigious CAREER award

June 1, 2017

Assistant Professor Eric Keller will use the NSF grant to explore new research directions for his team's stateless, disaggregated network architecture.

Murad Kablan, Eric Keller and Nigel Sharp on campus

ECEE startup chosen to participate in Techstars Boulder accelerator

Feb. 7, 2017

A startup founded by Assistant Professor Eric Keller, PhD student Murad Kablan and CU Boulder Global Entrepreneur in Residence Nigel Sharp has been chosen to participate in the 2017 class of business accelerator Techstars Boulder . Stateless was created to commercialize Keller and Kablan’s network virtualization technology, which provides scalable...