ECE Newsletter, January 2012  
 
NC State's HKN Chapter Awarded Outstanding Chapter Award
Eta Kappa Nu

NC State's Beta Eta Chapter of the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society has recently been awarded the Outstanding Chapter Award. The chapter was recognized alongside those of other top universities such as Purdue, Berkeley, and Auburn. The award recognizes a... [full story]

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Dr. Jayant Baliga named among Top 35 Indian Thinkers

NC State's Dr. Jayant Baliga has recently been recognized by India Today as one of the top 35 thinkers produced by India since 1975. Baliga was named among several influential activists and scientists, including former president of India Abdul... [full story]

India Today - Makers and Breakers of Modern India
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Siemens establishes power engineering partnership with NC State
Siemens establishes power engineering partnership with NC State

Siemens has established a partnership with North Carolina State University that bolsters NC State's power engineering research and education efforts. The partnership includes a monetary gift from Siemens that will establish a power engineering term... [full story]

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ECE Student Receives Best Paper Award

Sheng Yi has won the 2011 SPS Young Author Best Paper award from the 2011 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP). Yi, a former student of Dr. Hamid Krim has recently... [full story]

Sheng Yi
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Smart Grid: Coordinating Efforts For the Road Ahead
In order to make significant progress, smart grid researchers need to be aware of what has already been accomplished.

The concept of a "smart grid" for power utilities is drawing significant interest from researchers, practitioners and governments around the globe. The benefits of making the grid smart would be immense, including improved security,... [full story]

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Byrd Awarded William F. Lane Teaching Award

Dr. Gregory Byrd has been awarded the William F. Lane Outstanding Teacher Award which recognizes excellence in teaching or educational leadership in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Byrd has received the award for... [full story]

Dr. Gregory Byrd
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Zhou and Students Awarded Best Paper Award
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Dr. Huiyang Zhou and his students have been awarded a best paper award in the architecture track with the title of Locality Principle Revisited: A Probability-Based Quantitative Approach for the 2012 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed... [full story]

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Centennial Campus to Add Student Housing

NC State broke ground last week for student housing on Centennial Campus. Centennial Campus Apartments, scheduled to open in fall 2013, will provide housing for upper-division students and loft-style apartments for graduate students. The... [full story]

Centennial Campus Apartments will be located across from the Hunt Library on Centennial Oval.
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ECE Student Xi Chen Wins Best Student Paper Award at EPEPS 2011
Xi Chen

Xi Chen, a Ph. D. ECE student working with Dr. Rhett Davis, received the Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems (EPEPS) 2011. The paper was co-authored by Xi... [full story]

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IEEE Student Branch Hosts IEEExtreme Programming Competition

Think you can code? On October 22, students from the ECE department participated in this year's IEEExtreme, the 24-hours long, global programming competition. The IEEEXtreme Programming Competition 5. 0, hosted by IEEE, is an innovative global... [full story]

Student coding from this years competition
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Upcoming Events
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3.30 Creating a Sustainable Society
2.28 National Science Foundation Day
2.09 Computer Vision and Image Analysis in the Study of Art
1.31 FREEDM Summit on Grid Modernizationon Modernization
1.27 Data Redundancy Elimination in Wireless Networks

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