Huang and a grad student discuss a project at an optical table in their lab

Researchers make strides in commercializing simplified dual-comb spectroscopy

Aug. 30, 2022

Shu-Wei Huang and his team are working on a compromise in order to find new applications for a powerful new technology.

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Maksimovic wins two IEEE awards for power electronics contributions

Aug. 24, 2022

Professor Dragan Maksimovic has received two prestigious awards from IEEE, one of the leading professional organizations for the engineering and technology community worldwide.

Frank Barnes

Barnes at 90: Helping others succeed is a career highlight

July 21, 2022

As his milestone birthday approaches, Barnes is still advising graduate students, working on research projects and “rattling cages” across the university on topics he’s passionate about.

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Interview with an MS-EE alumnus - John Trytko

July 20, 2022

Learn how performance-based admissions, affordability, and flexibility of the MS-EE on Coursera program at CU Boulder helped John Trytko achieve his goals.

Zoya Popovic

Distinguished professor receives honorary doctorate from Spanish university

July 11, 2022

Zoya Popovic previously held a Chair of Excellence at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Michelle Pirrone

PhD student receives competitive Department of Defense fellowship

July 11, 2022

Michelle Pirrone has won a prestigious National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship for her promising research in microwave engineering and machine learning.

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How to Pay for Graduate School

July 5, 2022

One of the most daunting pieces for students pursuing a graduate degree is the task of paying for it. Several factors can affect how much you should plan to set aside or borrow. Variables include the desired school to attend, whether or not you are in-state or out-of-state, will live...

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5 Tips for Requesting Letters of Recommendation

July 5, 2022

1. Recommendation letters are a critical part of your application Used by the department admission committees to determine your specialized accomplishments, leadership and team participation, work ethic and character and to assess whether or not you will be a good fit for their program. 2. Whom to ask to serve...

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Things to Consider before Starting Graduate Study

July 5, 2022

1. Plan ahead Discuss your educational goals with friends, family and colleagues to ensure you will have the support and time to maximize your academic success without straining your relationships and obligations. Get into the new groove at least a month before classes start. Examine upcoming work and personal obligations...

Researchers at the NREL Flatirons Campus, posing in front of the two-bladed SUMR-D in the background.

Inspired by palm trees, scientists develop hurricane-resilient wind turbines

June 15, 2022

CU researchers have presented results from a new study of four years of real-world data from testing their 53.38 kilowatt demonstrator at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus, just south of Boulder.