Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Electrical Engineering with Lasers & Optics

Bringing Light to Engineering: EE with Lasers & Optics

Learn how to harness light and its energy to create high-tech solutions. 

From cancer detection to faster computing, lasers and optics improve today’s world. As a student majoring in electrical engineering with laser and optics, you will learn from faculty at the forefront of innovation, with access to cutting-edge tools such as the ALEPH laser, one of the world’s most intense lasers developed here at CSU.

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet visited our laboratory where researchers produced micro-scale nuclear fusion with record efficiency for a compact laser.
LaserNetUS Map

Boasting one of the most powerful lasers in the world, we are part of LaserNetUS, a network of facilities operating high-power lasers.

Internships and Careers

The lasers, photonics, and optics industry is thriving, particularly in our state. Many Colorado photonics technologies companies offer internships that lead to employment opportunities.

Read below about career opportunities in a field that pushes the frontiers of light to enable technologies of the future. 

People and Research

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Colorado State University is built on innovation, creativity, and impact.