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Optics, Nanostructures & Bioengineering Research Area launches new website

Visit: for research highlights, graduate student openings and more.

Zoya Popovic Named 2015 Distinguished Research Lecturer

Professor will speak on "The Wireless World: 50 cell phones sold per second!" on Wednesday, Sept. 16.

Summer camp gives Boulder kids a taste of "Photo Origami" research

Shrinky Dinks used to recreate shape memory polymer research being done on the nano scale in Professor Bob McLeod's lab.

Professor's team unveils new device to deliver drugs to brain via remote control

Jae-Woong Jeong constructs optofluidic implant that could make drug therapies more targeted with fewer side effects.

Senior aspires to be "jack of all trades"

Student offers tips on how to balance an active social life with a successful academic career.

Erickson named CU-Boulder Inventor of the Year

University's Technology Transfer Office honors professor's work on power management and energy utilization.

Alum's company branching out into new territory

12 years after it launched online, SparkFun Electronics is opening first offline store in Niwot.

Local TV news visits satellite ground station

PolarCube rig attracting attention from passersby on Boulder Creek path.

PhD student's startup takes home $275K MIT Clean Energy Prize

OptiBit's technology helps data centers save 10% on energy use while also increasing performance.

Undergrads design nanosatellite ground station

Senior project team jumps at the chance to be part of pioneering weather research.

Alumnus honored as Los Alamos Living Treasure

Robert Emigh (ElEngr'42) spent his career at Los Alamos National Laboratory after being tapped for the Manhattan Project.

ECEE Spring 2015 Newletter

The latest news from our faculty, students and alumni.

College's rejection only the beginning for accomplished student entrepreneur.

Alex Mault emerges as a leader both inside and outside of the classroom.

Save the Date!
Senior Capstone Expo
on April 30

All alumni, parents and friends of ECEE are welcome to attend the expo and check out the projects our seniors have been working on over the past two semesters.

CU-Boulder faculty accept Google/IEEE Little Box Challenge

Team Flatiron wins 1 of 10 Google grants to build a dramatically smaller power inverter.

Industry award has senior project team revved up

Group building model of electric vehicle that can be wirelessly powered by a "recharging road."

"We are the ones that change what is possible."

EEWeb interviews ECEE Distinguished Professor Frank Barnes on his career and his advice for future engineers.

Universities Push Harder into Realm of Startups

Professor Alan Mickelson talked to The Wall Street Journal recently about the steps he's taking to ensure success for the startup based on his cutting-edge optical communications research.

Two faculty members named IEEE Fellows for 2015

Two faculty members from the CU-Boulder Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering were recently named Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for 2015.

ECEE Fall 2014 Newsletter
Antenna design spirals to new heights

Group's spiral and other frequency independent antennas achieve previously unattainable performance.

Undergrad excited to be taking part in cutting-edge nanophotonics research

Jelena Notaros earning honors for her new numerical technique to simulate advanced photonic devices on a silicon chip.

Student demonstrates first-of-its-kind photonics device

Chris Poulton moves on to MIT grad school with five conference publications, one journal submission and a speaking invitation under his belt.

Grant will enable deep-brain imaging

Gopinath's group will be developing a new fiber-optic imaging instrument to study individual neurons deep in the brain

Keysight Donates O-Scope in Honor of ECEE Student

Senior spent her internship training clients on how to use equipment.

Moddel receives patent for new solar-cell technology

Geometric diode lays foundation for more efficient rectenna solar cells.

Ph.D. student wins top prize for research demo

Saad Pervaiz presents work on LED driver at major industry conference.

ECEE Team Tackles New Approach for Power Converters

Four researchers from the Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder have received a two-year, $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a new modular power conversion approach for electric vehicles.

Network Security Research Inspired by Military Strategy

Computer engineering Professor Eric Keller believes there is a fundamental disconnect that is keeping network administrators from being able to effectively fight attacks by hackers.

Beating Cancer, One Nanoparticle at a Time

Won Park was hoping the result of the in vitro bladder cancer experiment using his nanoparticle technology wouldn't just leave him seeing red.

ECEE Student Launches Boulder Co-Working Space

A group of University of Colorado Boulder students and alumni have put their entrepreneurial might into creating the area's first co-working space designed to connect students with the business community.

CU Researchers Make Photonics Breakthrough

A pair of breakthroughs in the field of silicon photonics by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Micron Technology Inc. could allow for the trajectory of exponential improvement in microprocessors that began nearly half a century ago - known as Moore's Law - to continue well into the future