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Two students earn prestigious Department of Defense fellowships

Aug. 24, 2020

Paige Danielson and Eric Rappeport have earned prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships from the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Celebrating our summer 2020 graduates

Aug. 21, 2020

Check out our summer 2020 virtual graduation flipbook.

A drug-sniffing dog uses his nose to explore the contents of a suitcase.

Gopinath among winners of grant to unravel mystery of how animals track scent

Aug. 12, 2020

The $2.9 million award is the second the group has received. The two grants are part of the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health’s BRAIN Initiative.

Dragan Maksimovic working with a student in the CoPEC lab

New engineering research center aims to electrify transportation, expand education

Aug. 4, 2020

Three ECEE faculty members are part of a new $26 million center focused on developing infrastructure and systems that facilitate the widespread adoption of electric vehicles.

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Erickson wins prestigious IEEE power electronics award

July 29, 2020

Professor Bob Erickson has been awarded the 2021 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award for his contributions to power electronics education and analysis, modeling, and design of power converters.

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Student team headed for finals of Future Energy Challenge

July 28, 2020

A group of six undergraduates and recent graduates from CU Boulder will be among 10 teams competing in the final round of the IEEE International Future Energy Challenge next month.

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Working together for equity and justice: A message from Chair Chris Myers

July 24, 2020

Continued vigilance in identifying and addressing racism in all its forms is needed to create an inclusive and welcoming environment. I stand with our students of color in their efforts to raise awareness and bring about equity and justice.

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New $25-million center to advance quantum science and engineering

July 21, 2020

Several ECEE faculty members will play key roles in the new Quantum Systems through Entangled Science and Engineering (Q-SEnSE) center.

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.

A silicon chip with a tiled array of serpentine optical phased array (SOPA) tiles. Drawn superimposed are beams from two matching tiles and the far field beam interference pattern demonstrating tiled beam forming.

Leap in lidar could improve safety, security of new technology

July 6, 2020

In a new paper, published in Optica, CU Boulder electrical engineering researchers describe a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.