ECE Department Headlines

August 2016

College of Engineering faculty members receive the inaugural Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Recognition during the College Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Awards - Thirty-one College faculty members were recognized for their outstanding mentorship at the spring faculty meeting. To honor their accomplishments… [full story]

Cirrus Logic CEO and ECE alumnus, Jason Rhode Professorships created in ECE as investment - Cirrus Logic, a premier supplier of high performance, low-power integrated circuits (IC) for audio and voice signal processing applications… [full story]

Dr Alper Bozkurt Bozkurt Receives IEEE Young Professional Award - This past week, IEEE has awarded Dr. Alper Bozkurt with the 2016 IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award for his outstanding … [full story]

Attendees at the inaugural 3D-PEIM Successful Inaugural 3D-PEIM Symposium - A true success - on June 13-15, 2016, over 80 participants, 11 from outside the US, attended the 1st International Symposium on … [full story]

NC State forms NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech NC State forms NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech - North Carolina State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Tech are forming a center that aims to … [full story]

July 2016

Graduate students work in the Microelectronics Research/Teaching laboratory at the Monteith Research Center on Centennial Campus, as part of the ASSIST center. NC State Engineering Graduate Programs earns top ranking - The Graduate Program in NC State University's College of Engineering ranks among the nation's top 25 graduate engineering programs … [full story]

From left to right: Michael Kudenov, Jeff Stirman and Spencer Smith. Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain - In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University have developed … [full story]

Foraminifera, or forams, as seen through the viewfinder of a microscope. How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans - Research can make for strange partnerships. Edgar Lobaton is an electrical and computer engineering researcher at NC State University … [full story]

June 2016

Close up view of the semitransparent polarization detector. The square area that shows up well is one of the gold electrodes, underneath which is the organic photovoltaic (OPV) material which converts polarized light into an electrical signal. In these images, the background light is linearly polarized. Rotating the detector within this polarized light reduces the transmitted light’s brightness as the device is aligned to it. (a) OPV device at 0 degrees; (b) 45 degrees; and (c) 90 degrees. At 90 degrees, the device absorbs the most light, indicating that the background polarization state is oriented parallel to the OPV. This change would be represented as an increase in the detected current. Researchers Devise New Tool to Measure Polarization of Light - Researchers from North Carolina State University's Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have developed a new tool for … [full story]

This image shows a conventional algorithm New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies - Researchers from North Carolina State University's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a new technique that … [full story]

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