As an infrastructure engineer at Meta, the technology company formerly known as Facebook, Abhishikta Pandit’s team is building augmented and virtual reality (ARVR) platforms that could open new experiences and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
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.
A state-of-the-art instrument coming soon to CU Boulder will improve research around quantum engineering and may eventually prove to be a game-changer for interdisciplinary materials and device research in the Rocky Mountain region.
Mark Solomon (MElEngr’91) was named president of intellectual property law firm Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds. He specializes in intellectual property rights and has won various awards for his work. He also served as president and founding co-chair of the Boston Patent Lab Association. He lives in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Tim Stelzer (ElCompEngr’99) recently joined LineVision as chief technology officer. LineVision is accelerating the clean energy transition by equipping electric utility partners with a platform for real-time monitoring and advanced analytics that improve the capacity, resilience and safety of the grid. As CTO, Stelzer is responsible for guiding the company’s technical direction, leading a team of software, analytics, R&D engineering and IT/security professionals. Do you share LineVision’s passion for accelerating the net-zero grid of the future? They are hiring for a number of technically challenging and impactful engineering positions.
We wanted to take a moment to acknowledge two unexpected recent losses in our community.
PhD student Michael Brand passed away on Sept. 4 in Boulder. Michael’s positive impact was felt throughout the department through his research with Professor Kelvin Wagner; through his volunteerism with capstone projects, K-12 programs and recruitment events; and through his general kindness and support of his peers at the graduate and undergraduate level.
Ciara Jekel (ElEngr’20) passed away on Sept. 5 in Huntington Beach, California. Ciara was very involved in the department as an undergraduate and went on to pursue graduate studies at the University of California Davis. She was working as a firmware engineer at Pi-Lit, a technology start-up in Tustin, California.