Nikhar Abbas cycling by wind turbines.

PhD alum earns international Excellent Young Wind Doctor award

June 20, 2023

Nikhar Abbas received the 2023 European Academy of Wind Energy Excellent Young Wind Doctor award for his wind turbine control systems research.


Majeau earns prestigious Department of Energy graduate fellowship

June 13, 2023

Electrical engineering PhD student Fiona Majeau has earned a competitive 2023 Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship for her promising research in electric grid modeling and simulation.

Miscles in the CU MEMS lab

Cross-disciplinary collaboration leads to advancement in ‘liquid lenses’

May 17, 2023

PhD student's study, published in the journal Applied Physics Letters, sheds light on the impact of low-frequency mechanical vibrations on electrowetting-based devices and promotes their application in diverse fields.

Rob Streeter discusses his presentation with emcee Bud Coleman at the 3MT finals

PhD candidate wins CU Boulder Three Minute Thesis competition

April 11, 2023

Rob Streeter won the CU Boulder Graduate School's competition with his presentation, “A New Way to Measure Internal Body Temperature.”

Joe Izraelevitz

Izraelevitz aims to make complex memory technologies visible to programmers with CAREER Award

April 5, 2023

Assistant Professor Joe Izraelevitz of the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering will use a prestigious NSF CAREER to develop extensions to programming languages that would allow programmers to explicitly control where data is stored.

A cloud-covered Earth as seen from space

New $15M NASA grant will support quantum sensors in space

March 16, 2023

Assistant Professor Marco Nicotra and ECEE-affiliated Professor Dana Anderson are part of multi-university research team looking to improve measurement of important climate factors by observing atoms in outer space.

Diddams in front of optical tables where students are at work on projects

Diddams earns Optica Mees Medal for boundary-breaking optics innovations

March 1, 2023

Researcher's pioneering innovations have led to wide-ranging application of optical frequency combs to ultrafast lasers, optical clocks, spectroscopy, microwave synthesis, and astronomy.

Allen Xu photo

Interview with an MS-EE alumnus - Allen Xu

Feb. 3, 2023

Learn how performance-based admissions, rigorous course content, and flexibility of the MS-EE on Coursera program at CU Boulder opened career doors for Allen Xu.

Thariq Shanavas

New laser technique has applications in gas sensing and photonic radio frequency sources

Dec. 5, 2022

PhD student Thariq Shanavas shares more on the project and his experiences as an interdisciplinary graduate student.

Pao (left) and her team members look at test turbines at NREL

Expanding the scope: Researchers explore wind farm co-design with communities

Nov. 21, 2022

With their most recent project, published in the journal Joule, Pao and her collaborators began to look at what it would mean to bring communities into the process of designing wind farms.