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PhD student earns Department of Defense NDSEG fellowship

July 12, 2023

PhD student Jonathan Musgrave earned a 2023 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship for his promising research in laser physics and nonlinear photonics.

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.

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.

Gopinath (center) works with two grad students at an optics table

Gopinath group advances quantum sensing with a new model in optical fibers

Nov. 2, 2022

Research into quantum engineering may provide a number of significant advancements in sensor technology, but optical loss and signal noise have – until recently – held these applications back.

The new industry-grade 100 kV electron beam writer

CU getting new new electron beam lithography system for quantum engineering, nanofabrication

Sept. 7, 2022

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.

A researcher looks through a microscope while working in a cleanroom at COSINC

As U.S. ramps up semiconductor production, engineers are probing new tiny electronics

Aug. 31, 2022

In CU Boulder's COSINC lab, researchers like Won Park use state-of-the art tools to design incredibly small electronic devices—some features measuring just 10 nanometers in size, or less than a millionth of an inch.

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.

Restrepo, Gibson, Gopinath and Bright on the Business Field, with the Flatirons in the background

Research collaboration explores multiple methods for brain imaging

April 13, 2022

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Anschutz Medical Campus are exploring several imaging techniques aimed at creating lightweight miniature microscopes.

A graphic showing the microscope with some examples of the images it can capture

Detailed time-lapse images of brain cells could lead to new insights for neurological disorders

March 30, 2022

In the journal Biomedical Optics Express, CU researchers describe their new SIMscope3D, a miniature microscope designed for high-resolution 3D images.

Won Park at a computer terminal in his lab

CU Boulder offering new graduate fellowships in quantum engineering

Dec. 10, 2021

Starting in fall 2022, the GAANN program will provide fellowships for seven students to pursue PhD degrees in electrical, computer & energy engineering and chemical & biological engineering.