A diagram showing the light-control system

New approach could enable new lasers, faster fiber optic communications and imaging

May 30, 2018

A new light control system created at CU Boulder could increase the capacity for fiber optic technologies, enable thinner medical endoscopes and allow for stronger industrial lasers.

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.

Andrea Ashley

PhD candidate wins prestigious Department of Defense fellowship

April 30, 2018

Andrea Ashley, an electrical engineering PhD candidate working under Assistant Professor Dimitra Psychogiou, also won the grant for her work in consolidating devices that make up radar.

An illustration of a car traveling down the "charging lane" of a highway.

Future electric cars could recharge wirelessly while you drive

March 27, 2018

Khurram Afridi and his team have developed a proof of concept for wireless power transfer that transfers electrical energy through electric fields at very high frequencies.

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Control association recognizes two ECEE faculty members

March 27, 2018

Two ECEE faculty members are recognized for their contributions to the field of automatic control.

The team interacts with a real dog as part of their research.

Students building autonomous companion dog for people with dementia

March 23, 2018

Undergraduate capstone team hopes to relieve the confusion, fear and isolation people with dementia feel by designing a robotic animal that will provide a companionable presence.

The team with professor Kyri Baker (center).

Electrical engineering student leads team to finals in NASA Mars competition

March 19, 2018

In March, graduate student Nick Glascock-Illescas and his team will present their proposal for an autonomously deployable solar array that can go to Mars and power a future manned base.

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CU on the Air podcast: Revolutionary, MOOC-delivered master’s

March 6, 2018

Host Ken McConnellogue talks with Professor Robert Erickson about what this MOOC has to offer learners across the globe, as well as how it is making us rethink how people learn.

Detail image of a circuit board, in black and white.

CU Boulder to offer first MOOC-delivered electrical engineering master's degree

Feb. 8, 2018

The on-demand, asynchronous and fully online degree will provide high-quality education in response to growing workforce demand.

Sarah DaFoe, Fred Hobbs and Melinda Piket-May in the KGNU studio.

PODCAST: Undergrads design assistive technology for people with disabilities

Jan. 3, 2018

Through a community partnership with Imagine!, CU Boulder engineering students help support people living with developmental, cognitive and physical challenges.