ECE Department Headlines

October 2014

NC State Soarin’ Over the State Fair - Unmanned aircraft, like sneaky late-night radio UFOs, are hovering over the 147th North Carolina State Fair. Except that these small … [full story]

Dr. Brian Floyd Floyd Receives STTR Funding from Physical Devices LLC - Dr. Brian Floyd, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded $258,000 by Physical Devices [full story]

Elephant wearing an NC state collar Taking an elephant by the collar - Imagine you are on foot, a sentient dump truck is angry with you, and it can follow you home. It might come crashing through your … [full story]

Dr. Paul Franzon Franzon Explores Ways to Reduce Cost of RFID Chips - Dr. Paul Franzon, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded $445,713 by the National Science Foundation[full story]

Dr. Hamid Krim Krim selected as Signal Processing Society Distinguished Lecturer - Dr. Hamid Krim has been selected as a 2015 Distinguished Lecturer by the IEEE Signal Processing Society. The Society's Distinguished … [full story]

Dr. Huaiyu Dai Dai Seeks Solution to National Wireless Security Needs - With the proliferation of wireless devices - particularly smart phones - the demand for wireless data, and thus for wireless bandwidth… [full story]

September 2014

Dieffenderfer demonstrates their device. VitalFlo Wins $150,000 First Prize in CIMIT Competition - NC State's "VitalFlo" project led by ECE alumnus (BS EE 2010) … [full story]

Dr. Michael Kudenov Kudenov receives Young Investigator Awards from both Air Force & Navy - Dr. Michael Kudenov, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University… [full story]

Image credit: Brett Pantalone. Polarization Imaging Reveals New Views of Hunt Library - Like color or brightness, polarization is an intrinsic property of light. The polarization angle of a light wave describes the orientation … [full story]

Electrodes are attached while the moth is still in its cocoon. Photo: Alper Bozkurt. Research Paves Way for Cyborg Moth ‘Biobots’ - North Carolina State University researchers have developed methods for electronically manipulating the flight muscles of moths and for … [full story]

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