ECE Welcomes New Faculty

ECE Welcomes New Faculty

NC State ECE is proud announce the addition of five members to the faculty. A variety of scholars from all over the country, and various parts of the world, having joined the Wolfpack to lend their experience and expertise to our students and research. Ismail received...
Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Awards

Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Awards

Thirty-one College faculty members were recognized for their outstanding mentorship at the spring faculty meeting. To honor their accomplishments, each individual became recipients of the inaugural Faculty-2-Faculty Mentor Recognition.
Of those who were acknowledged, seven were members from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Professorships created in ECE as investment

Professorships created in ECE as investment

Cirrus Logic, a premier supplier of high performance, low-power integrated circuits (IC) for audio and voice signal processing applications, recruits and hires more graduates of NC State than any other school. ECE alumnus Dr. Jason Rhode, president and CEO of Cirrus Logic, firmly believes that the quality engineering curriculum offered in the ECE department perfectly aligns with the company’s strategy to hire the best and brightest students to design today’s latest innovative audio ICs and has created a Distinguished Professorship and Term Professorship with a total investment of $708,106.

Bozkurt Receives IEEE Young Professional Award

Bozkurt Receives IEEE Young Professional Award

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.

Successful Inaugural 3D-PEIM Symposium

Successful Inaugural 3D-PEIM Symposium

A true success – on June 13-15, 2016, over 80 participants, 11 from outside the US, attended the 1st International Symposium on 3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing (www.3D-PEIM.org) in Raleigh, North Carolina. The symposium offered 39 presentations in 11 sessions, and was led off by three tutorials that focused on “The World of Packaging Technologies and Critical Issues” taught by Professors Douglas Hopkins, Guo-Quan Lu, and Patrick McCluskey.

NC State forms NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech

NC State forms NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech

North Carolina State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Georgia Tech are forming a center that aims to speed up design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits. The center is funded for five years through the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (I/UCRC) program, and by the industrial members of the center.

NC State Engineering Graduate Programs earns top ranking

NC State Engineering Graduate Programs earns top ranking

The Graduate Program in NC State University’s College of Engineering ranks among the nation’s top 25 graduate engineering programs by GraduatePrograms.com, a product of SR Education Group.

The website’s 2016 rankings put the College’s graduate program at No. 11 nationally amongst other schools that offer graduate degrees in engineering. Rankings are determined based on student reviews and ratings submitted to the site and data used in school listings gathered from 2015-16 National Center for Education Statistics.

A student reviewer posted, “The program is well designed for students from different parts of the world. It gives a thorough knowledge about the subjects. The faculty are well prepared for the subjects.”

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

Although divided by geography and discipline, ReEdgar Lobaton, an electrical and computer engineering researcher at NC State University, Tom Marchittoc, a geological sciences researcher at CU Boulder, and Ritayan Mitra, a post-doc at NC State are partners in an attempt to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.

New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies

New Technique Improves Accuracy of Computer Vision Technologies

Researchers from North Carolina State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a new technique that improves the ability of computer vision technologies to better identify and separate objects in an image, a process called segmentation.

ECE Team Wins Spectrum-Sharing Radio Contest

ECE Team Wins Spectrum-Sharing Radio Contest

Soaring past the anticipated-favorite teams from Tennessee Tech and the University of Crete, a team of students from NC State’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering emerged the winner of the Spectrum-Sharing Radio Contest hosted at Virginia Tech.

New Wearable Aims to Prevent Asthma Attacks

New Wearable Aims to Prevent Asthma Attacks

Researchers at NC State have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. The researchers plan to begin testing the system on a larger subject population this summer.

Hail, New Weather Station

Hail, New Weather Station

If you’re interested in a truly local weather report, check out the real-time data available from a new weather station installed atop Engineering Building 2. NC State’s WeatherSTEM provides up-to-the-minute readings on temperature, wind, humidity, ozone, ultraviolet radiation, barometric pressure and other key metrics.

Veliadis Named PowerAmerica CTO

Veliadis Named PowerAmerica CTO

Victor Veliadis, a senior advisory engineer for Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, has been named the chief technology officer for PowerAmerica, the public-private power electronics institute hosted on Centennial Campus.

Veliadis Named PowerAmerica CTO

Victor Veliadis, a senior advisory engineer for Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, has been named the chief technology officer for PowerAmerica, the public-private power electronics institute hosted on Centennial Campus.

Garcia one of 31 NC State students to score NSF Fellowships

Garcia one of 31 NC State students to score NSF Fellowships

In a hallmark success for NC State, a record-breaking 31 students received Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation this year. Of those, an impressive ten engineering students, including Kristen Garcia, a graduate student in Electical Engineering, were honored as Fellows.

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