ECE Newsletter, June 2012  
 

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Wireless Power Transfer
Dr. Srdjan Lukic and his student Zeljko Pantic have developed a new way to fine-tune wireless power transfer (WPT) receivers, making the systems more efficient and functional. [full story]

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Researchers Improve Fast-Moving Mobile Networks
Researchers Improve Fast-Moving Mobile Networks

Mobile ad hoc networks (MANETs) allow people in multiple, rapidly-moving vehicles to communicate with each other - such as in military or emergency-response situations. Researchers from North Carolina State University have devised a method to... [full story]

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ECE Student Honored with COE Senior Award

Four North Carolina State University engineering students received Outstanding Senior Awards at the 2012 College of Engineering Annual Awards Banquet on May 1. The awards are presented each year to outstanding seniors who are nominated by their... [full story]

he 2012 Outstanding Senior Award winners (from left to right): Adam Newton, Krystian Kozek, Scott Moore and Matthew Ostrowski. (Photo: Jessica Wilson)
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Engineering student group wins campus service award
Students learn about electricty by playing with buzzers, lights, and conductive dough.

Open Hardware Makerspace, a student group in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, was honored with a 2012 Deborah S. Moore Service Award as the university's emerging non-service student organization of the year. The awards... [full story]

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NC State's HKN Chapter Given Outstanding Chapter Award

NC State's Beta Eta Chapter of the Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Honor Society was officially presented with the Outstanding Chapter Award on April 26, 2012. The award was presented by the ECE department head Dr. Daniel Stancil during the chapter's induction... [full story]

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ABB Donates Substation Automation Equipment to FREEDM Center
Part of a Typical Substation

ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced it has provided new, state-of-the-art substation automation products to the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management Systems Center - the FREEDM Systems Center -... [full story]

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11.02 College of Engineering Reunion
8.29 Energy Supplies and Climate
8.13 CESR Summer Course
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