ECE Department Headlines

April 2014

Executive Associate Dean of Engineering Dr. John Gilligan (left) presents the award to Richard Hodson. ECE Staffer Wins 2014 College of Engineering Award for Excellence - The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University gave three outstanding staff members Awards for Excellence at a ceremony … [full story]

Michael McKnight ECE Student Named NSF Research Fellow - The National Science Foundation has awarded its prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship to 17 students who completed or will soon … [full story]

By coating polar gallium nitride with phosphonic groups, the researchers increased luminescence without increasing energy input. (Image: Stewart Wilkins) New Technique Makes LEDs Brighter, More Resilient - Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new processing technique that makes light emitting diodes (LEDs) brighter … [full story]

Dr. Robert Trew Trew and former students awarded Microwave Pioneer Award - Dr. Robert Trew, the Alton and Mildred Lancaster Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at … [full story]

Drone flies April 12th Event Will Put Drone Skills to the Test - Unmanned aerial vehicles, widely known as UAVs or drones, are no longer exclusively military tools. Drones now have domestic uses … [full story]

March 2014

The extremely flexible antennas contain silver nanowires and can be incorporated into wearable health monitoring devices. (Photo: Amanda Myers. Click to enlarge.) Researchers Devise New, Stretchable Antenna for Wearable Health Monitoring - Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new, stretchable antenna that can be incorporated into wearable technologies… [full story]

Dr. Cranos Williams Computational Tool Offers New Insight Into Key Biological Processes - Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a computational tool designed to guide future research on biochemical … [full story]

Jason Rhode NC State ECE engineering graduate, CEO returns to campus - Job seekers who stopped by Cirrus Logic's booth at the NC State Engineering Career Fair Feb. 5 were in for a surprise. They got … [full story]

February 2014

Dr. Paul Franzon Franzon Receives Board of Governors Award - Dr. Paul Franzon, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State University, has been selected as the College … [full story]

January 2014

Ryan Coble ECE Student Delivers Remarks to Fall 2013 Graduates - Recent electrical and computer engineering graduate Ryan Coble had to write an essay, submit references and present a mock speech … [full story]

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