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Department welcomes five new faculty members for fall 2021

Aug. 25, 2021

Includes four researchers in quantum engineering, power electronics and data science, as well as a new instructor for the CU-CMU partnership program.

Graphic showing how a time lens can distinguish between two photons arriving at a detector close together. (Credit: Optica)

New quantum 'stopwatch' can improve imaging technologies

Aug. 24, 2021

Electrical engineering researchers at CU Boulder have designed one of the most precise stopwatches yet — one that can count single photons. The group published its results this week in the journal Optica.

Xudong Chen

Xudong Chen recognized as national leader in field of automatic control

Aug. 5, 2021

Assistant professor recognized with the Donald P. Eckman Award, one of the most prestigious honors in the engineering discipline-spanning field of automatic control.

Matanya Horowitz

CU alum creates AI robots to sort recyclables

July 7, 2021

Matanya Horowitz (ApMath, CompSci, Econ, ElCompEngr’10; MElEngr’10) is the founder of AMP Robotics. His vision? Use artificial intelligence to elevate the recycling industry.

Bowen Li in his lab

Postdoctoral researcher wins Bernard J. Couillaud Prize from OSA

June 21, 2021

Bowen Li's CANDi fiber laser is a promising solution for practical dual-comb metrology devices that benefit applications including molecular spectroscopy, biochemical imaging and precise laser ranging.

This scanning electron microscope image shows the distinct bow tie shape of an optical rectenna. (Credit: Moddel lab)

Scientists debut world’s most efficient 'optical rectennas,' devices that harvest power from heat

May 18, 2021

Working rectennas could, theoretically, harvest the heat coming from factory smokestacks or bakery ovens that would otherwise go to waste.

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Three ECEE faculty members earn top NSF award for junior faculty

May 13, 2021

Huang, Chen and Nicotra recognized with CAREER awards for both their early career success and potential to serve as role models in research and education.

Callie Higgins with her hybrid atomic force microscope 3D printer.

Alumna a finalist for federal Service to America Medal

May 6, 2021

Callie Higgins (MElEngr'14, PhD'17) is a materials research engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

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Celebrating the class of 2021

May 5, 2021

Watch a message from our chair; check out the list of BS, MS and PhD graduates; and see a list of student award winners.

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Undergraduate recognized by college for excellence in research

April 30, 2021

Jimmy Gammell has been named an Outstanding Undergraduate for Research by the College of Engineering and Applied Science.