ECE Newsletter, September 2011  
 

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Presidential Honors
President Barack Obama has awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to Dr. B. Jayant Baliga and the Presidential Early Career Award to Dr. Michael Escuti - both the highest national honor receivable for each. [full story]

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Protecting Your WiFi
Dr. Wenye Wang and her students have developed a way to measure how badly a Wi-Fi network would be disrupted by different types of attacks - a valuable tool for developing new security technologies. [full story]

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Floyd Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award
Dr. Brian Floyd

Dr. Brian Floyd, Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at NC State, has received DARPA's Young Faculty Award for his project titled "Interferometric Imaging using Reconfigured phased-arrays In Silicon... [full story]

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NC State Represented at Smart Grid Leadership Forum

On Tuesday August 9, 2011, the Energy Assurance Team at the North Carolina Energy Office, with support from the Department of Energy, hosted the 2011 Smart Grid Leadership Forum. In attendance were industry leaders, local policy-makers,... [full story]

The smart grid is a long-term, long-lead strategy to mitigate and reduce the impact of electrical power disruptions.
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White House honors Park Scholar as Champion of Change
Brian Ferris (Photo courtesy of the White House)

Brian Ferris '03 was one of a select group of Americans to be named a Champion of Change in the area of technology and innovation by the White House. Ferris received this recognition for his work with open-source software and public transportation... [full story]

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Underwater Robotics Club Makes Finals at RoboSub Competition

The Underwater Robotic Club's Seawolf IV autonomous underwater vehicle had a strong showing at the RoboSub competition in San Deigo on June 15-17th. With two great runs in the qualifying heats, Seawolf IV was selected as one of 8... [full story]

NC State Underwater Robotics Team at the RoboSub Competition
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