Eric Keller and Murad Kablan

Networking spinout Stateless raises $11.33 million in Series A funding

Jan. 31, 2019

Investment in company started by ECEE professor and PhD student represents one of the largest Series A capital rounds raised in Colorado within the past 12 months.

Taylor Barton

Assistant professor awarded prestigious NSF CAREER award

Jan. 7, 2019

These awards support early career faculty who have the potential to become leaders in research and education in their fields.

Three students troubleshoot their safecracking robot in the BTU Lab

ECEE alum teaches class on safecracking for ATLAS Institute

Dec. 17, 2018

Nathan Seidle and Alicia Gibb are challenging students to stretch their engineering and design skills to solve a real-world problem in an environment that lets them feel like secret agents for the semester.

The BREK team: Bob Erickson, Kala Majeti and Roger Bell

Startup awarded $250,000 grant to develop more efficient solar power technology

Nov. 13, 2018

Co-founded by Robert Erickson of ECEE and Kala Majeti of CU Boulder’s Technology Transfer Office, BREK will use the grant funds to develop the world’s first compact 250 kilowatt (kW) solar string inverter.

Rows of servers in a data center

Ultra-efficient power converters for data centers getting attention from industry

Nov. 7, 2018

Hanh-Phuc Le and his team are working on a more efficient power converter family and power delivery architectures for the future’s “green” data centers.

Bob McLeod with a student in his lab

GAANN fellowships available for grad students interested in materials research

Nov. 5, 2018

Two faculty members in electrical, computer and energy engineering have won grants from the U.S. Department of Education to train students with the skills needed to design high-tech materials, and the ability to teach those skills to others.

Alex St. Clair with SpaceShipTwo.

ECEE student interns with Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Company

Oct. 3, 2018

Alex St. Clair represented the product assurance group on the team developing a new safety-critical embedded system that will be flown on SpaceShipTwo.

Lucy Pao with one of the blades at NREL.

Team testing "morphing" wind turbine blades outside of Boulder

Sept. 26, 2018

Professor Lucy Pao is leading the project as part of a project funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy. It aims to solve several issues that have limited the potential of turbines to this point, including the need for ever larger stiff blades to increase power output.

Juliet Gopinath sits by an optical table in her lab.

CU Boulder professor wins NSF quantum program

Sept. 25, 2018

CU Boulder Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering Associate Professor Juliet Gopinath will lead a new multi-university, multi-disciplinary project from the National Science Foundation aimed at fostering collaboration in quantum research.

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.