ECE Newsletter, November 2011  
 

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Meshing Impossible
Dr. Mihail Sichitiu and Dr. Rudra Dutta are working to build a unique 1,334 acre mesh network - a programmable, extensible, open testbed that will enable research and education on the design of wireless networks and a host of other non-networking fields. [full story]

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Devetsikiotis, Duel-Hallen, Misra Elevated to IEEE Fellow
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Congratulations to Dr. Michael Devetsikiotis, Dr. Alexandra Duel-Hallen, and Dr. Veena Misra who all have been named an IEEE Fellows. Dr. Devetsikiotis receives this honor for contributions to rare-event modeling of communication... [full story]

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NC State Team To Develop Energy Efficient 3-D CPU

Researchers from North Carolina State University are developing a three-dimensional (3D) central processing unit (CPU) - the brains of the computer - with the goal of boosting energy efficiency by 15 to 25 percent. The work is being done under a... [full story]

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Grainger Recalls Student Who Now Leads Libya
Dr. John Grainger

John Grainger, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, was listening to the radio this week when he heard the news: One of his former graduate students at NC State was the new interim prime minister of Libya. Grainger, who still teaches... [full story]

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NC State takes ACC Clean Energy Challenge in DOE Competition

North Carolina State University will join its Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) counterparts in the Department of Energy (DOE)-sponsored Clean Energy Business Challenge, an effort to inspire young entrepreneurs to develop successful business plans and... [full story]

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Powering Ahead
Ryan Benjamin (left) and Yigitcan Unludag are part of the new professional science master

NC State develops a first-of-its-kind professional science master's degree in electric power systems engineering. Ryan Benjamin has a plan. He wants to earn a master's degree in the white-hot field of electric power systems engineering, add... [full story]

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Back From the Revolution

They stood with thousands in Tahrir Square as a resurgence of the revolution swept through Cairo, wept with grieving parents who lost children to police bullets and accepted gifts of food from former political prisoners holding a hunger strike in... [full story]

Students traveling in the Middle East over the summer captured the sights and sounds of a revolution.
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12.16 ECE Graduation - Fall 2011
12.02 Event Honoring Dr. B. Jayant Baliga
12.01 ECE Design Day
11.18 Compressive sensing based MIMO Radar
11.16 Town Hall Meeting with Jim Rogers: A Discussion of North Car...

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