New benches in the undergraduate electronics lab.

Major renovations underway for undergraduate teaching labs

Dec. 28, 2017

Before-and-after shots of the electronics lab. The department is undertaking a major effort to upgrade our undergraduate teaching labs to make them more modern and flexible. The labs are the most highly utilized spaces by all of our undergrads and are key to their academic and professional success. This strategic...

A student demonstrates her team's project at the design expo.

PHOTOS: Sophomores show off hands-on projects for embedded systems course

Dec. 19, 2017

Our sophomore engineers gathered in the Idea Forge on Dec. 11 to share their final projects for ECEN 2440 - Applications of Embedded Systems. Projects ranged from a smart composter to a laser harp, but Arash Yousefzadeh, Jean-Christophe Owens, Brandon Lewien and Adam Smrekar took home first place for their...

The Stateless team toasts to their new funding.

ECE spinout Stateless raises $1.4M in seed-stage funding

Dec. 5, 2017

Founded by electrical and computer engineers Eric Keller and Murad Kablan, Stateless is revolutionizing software-defined networks by building virtual network functions, such as firewalls and load balancers, that are easy to offer and consume through the “as-a-service” model.

The six CU Boulder electrical and computer engineering students who make up the Volt Vision team

Students developing eye-activated controller that uses the human body as a command center

Nov. 9, 2017

Volt Vision is the brainchild of a team of six electrical and computer engineering students, whose goal is to develop a product based on accessibility for everyone.

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."