ECE Newsletter, August 2013  
 

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2012 Kuwait Prize Winner
Dr. Salah M. Bedair, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a 2012 Recipient of the 2012 Kuwait Prize for Applied Sciences in the area of Energy. [full story]

 
 
ECE Alumnus to Become Faculty at University of Michigan-Dearborn
Wencong Su

Wencong Su, a recent Ph. D. graduate of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, will join the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Michigan-Dearborn as a tenure-track... [full story]

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Underwater Robotics Club Honored for Outreach Efforts

The NC State University Underwater Robotics Club has two passions. One is to improve each other's technical skills. The other is to spread their passion for robotics into the community. Because of their efforts in outreach, they were recently... [full story]

The NCSU Underwater Robotics Club at the 2013 ONR AUVSI Robosub Competition
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NC State Partners With National Security Agency on Big-Data Lab
National Security Agency

North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson today announced a new partnership with the National Security Agency (NSA) to create the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS) on NC State's Centennial Campus. The lab will bring together some... [full story]

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New Model to Improve Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication for 'Intelligent Transportation'

Imagine a transportation system where vehicles communicate directly with each other in real time, giving drivers warnings about traffic delays, allowing a single driver to control multiple vehicles or routing vehicles around hazardous road... [full story]

satellite photo showing the location of two vehicles that were making measurements along the highway north of Pittsburgh.
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ECE Alumnus to Become Faculty at Purdue University
Ioannis Papapanagiotou

Ioannis Papapanagiotou, a Ph. D. alumnus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State University, will join the department of Computer and Information Technology at Purdue University as a faculty member. Dr. Devetsikiotis,... [full story]

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Dr. Muth Helps Build 3-D Structures Out of Liquid Metal

Dr. John Muth, professor of electrical and computer engineering, has assisted with the development of three-dimensional (3-D) printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature.... [full story]

Researchers have developed three-dimensional structures out of liquid metal. Image: Michael Dickey. (Click to enlarge.)
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Megan Matthews Awarded a NPSC Fellowship
Dr. Cranos Williams (R) and Megan Matthews (L)

Megan Leigh Matthews, ECE doctoral student under Dr. Cranos Williams, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NC State University, has been awarded a National Physical Science Consortium (NPSC) Fellowship by the NPSC and the... [full story]

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ECE In the News
PhD Comics LogoOf Time and Bionic Cockroaches: Part 2
"Dr. Alper Bozkurt, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is featured in the latest comic from PhD Comics."

From Science Daily on July 18, 2013
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GizModo LogoNew Model to Improve Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communication for 'Intelligent Transportation'
"NC State researchers have developed a model to improve the clarity of the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) transmissions needed to make the “intelligent transportation” concept a reality. Dan Stancil, electrical and computer engineering, featured."

From Science Daily on July 18, 2013
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The Huffington Post UK LogoLiquid Metal Structures Can Now Be 3D Printed (VIDEO)
"NC State researchers have developed three-dimensional (3-D) printing technology and techniques to create free-standing structures made of liquid metal at room temperature. John Muth, electrical and computer engineering, uncredited."

From The Huffington Post on July 16, 2013
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Alumni In the News
SIGGRAPH Awards LogoECE Alumni Honored by SIGGRAPH 2013 Awards
"J. Turner Whitted, PhD in Electrical Engineering, class of 1978, and Mary Whitton, Masters of Electrical Engineering, class of 1984, have been honored by the SIGGRAPH 2013 Awards."

From SIGGRAPH.org on August 23, 2013
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