North Carolina State University today announced that Ashish Amin of Cary, NC and Vedashrey Makthal, of Morrisville, NC are recipients of the 2017 Sensus Reach℠ Scholarship. Amin, a senior, and Makthal, a junior, in the NC State College of Engineering will each receive a one-year stipend to cover tuition and fees, made possible by a donation from Raleigh, N.C.-based technology company, Sensus.
University’s first African-American graduate and the first African-American to play on a Wolfpack athletic team, Irwin Holmes donated his tennis varsity letter sweater to the new NC State Athletics Walk of Fame and History in the renovated Reynolds Coliseum.
This past week, IEEE has awarded Dr. Alper Bozkurt with the 2016 IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award for his outstanding research, teaching, and outreach performance. Annually, the IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award is granted to individuals who promote, recognize, and support contributions from young, inspired professional members who share interests with the IEEE Sensors council. The council awards the Young Professional Award to aid recent graduates in their transition to the professional life.
Five NC State students, including Alex Starnes from Electrical and Computer Engineering will head off around the globe as winners of prestigious Fulbright grants for the 2016-17 academic year.
Prof. Eric Rotenberg and co-authors Steve Bennett and Jim Smith received the 2015 Micro Test of Time Award.
Dr. Alper Bozkurt, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty in science and engineering.
ECE has inaugurated a new tradition with the 2015 induction of 34 exceptional alumni into its Alumni Hall of Fame
Dr. Brian A. Floyd, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the William F. Lane Outstanding Teacher Award.
B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.