Making a Difference
ECE Students who have turned plywood, simple circuits and plastic into tools for creation, expression and personal safety were recently featured at the NC MakerFaire.
[full story]Search and Rescue 2.0
"What's that, Lassie? Timmy's stuck in a well precisely 70 meters away and you've also detected a minor gas leak nearby?" A new sensor harness for rescue dogs developed by Dr. Alper Bozkurt could dramatically advance information during recovery efforts.
[full story]Leveraging Our Power
President Obama announced that North Carolina State University will
lead the Department of Energy's new manufacturing innovation institute for
the next generation of power electronics -- a $140 million clean energy investment by the government and industry partners.