ECE Department Headlines

October 2014

Elephant wearing an NC state collar Featured Article 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]

The transistors are formed by the vertical red bars in the image, which are 15nm wide (though designers use the term Researchers Roll Out Free Software to Advance Computer Chip Design - Engineering researchers have developed new software, called FreePDK15, to facilitate chip design - and are making it freely available … [full story]

The cyber-integration of dogs, drones and humanoids (Atlas from Boston Dynamics) during Smart America Expo Smart America Challenge: “the Internet of Things” - Imagine vehicles that can make their own way through a battlefield to pick up the wounded, health information that follows patients … [full story]

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