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.

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.

New Techniques Make RFID Tags 25 Percent Smaller

New Techniques Make RFID Tags 25 Percent Smaller

Engineering researchers led by Dr. Paul Franzon, have developed a suite of techniques that allow them to create passive radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags that are 25 percent smaller and less expensive.

New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently

North Carolina State University researchers in ECE and Computer Science have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.

ECE Graduate Research Symposium 2016

ECE Graduate Research Symposium 2016

The ECE Graduate Student Association at NC State organized the annual research symposium on March 21st, 2016. Around 25 ECE graduate students from different specializations presented their research.

Recreating the Web of Blood Vessels That Keep Human Tissue Alive

Recreating the Web of Blood Vessels That Keep Human Tissue Alive

Michael Daniele from NC State’s Electrical & Computer Engineering and Frances Ligler from Biomedical Engineering at NC State and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are both being recognized for creating technology to make the customized blood vessels necessary to support tissue generation.

Misra selected for TEDxRaleigh 2016

Two NC State faculty members are among 13 locals selected to present at TEDxRaleigh 2016, an event designed to showcase the best and the brightest of Raleigh thinkers, tinkers and revolutionary visionaries.

Algorithm Makes Hyperspectral Imaging Faster

Algorithm Makes Hyperspectral Imaging Faster

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Delaware have developed an algorithm that can quickly and accurately reconstruct hyperspectral images using less data.

Bozkurt receives NSF CAREER Award

Bozkurt receives NSF CAREER 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 Researchers Advance the Technique of Making Holograms

ECE Researchers Advance the Technique of Making Holograms

 ECE Researchers have developed techniques that can be used to create ideal geometric phase holograms for any kind of optical pattern – a significant advance over the limitations of previous techniques. The holograms can be used to create new types of displays,...
ECE PhD Candidate Is A Winner In 3 Minute Thesis Competition

ECE PhD Candidate Is A Winner In 3 Minute Thesis Competition

 Tahmid Latif, under the advisement of Dr. Alper Bozkurt, placed second in The Graduate School’s inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition, a test of both his engineering and communication skills. Tahmid’s PhD research in the iBionicS Labuses Madagascar...
Using Lasers to Print in Four Dimensions

Using Lasers to Print in Four Dimensions

Michael Escuti received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study and make novel hologram technologies. He created a tool that did much more. The technology he developed offers a new way to manipulate light, with applications from studying alien worlds to making cellphones more energy efficient.

Developing Economical Controllers for Next-Generation Power Systems

Developing Economical Controllers for Next-Generation Power Systems

Dr. Aranya Chakrabortty and Dr. Alexandra Duel-Hallen (Sasha) have been awarded $600,000 from the Division of Computer and Network Systems (CNS) of the US National Science Foundation to develop an advanced design architecture that will enable integration of high-speed communication networks with wide-area control of large power systems using Synchronized Phasor Measurements (or “Synchrophasors”).

Filling the Wearables Gap

Filling the Wearables Gap

Researchers at the Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) – a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) led by NC State – are working to pull these wearables into the future through dramatic reduction in power consumption and novel sensor and low-power computing technologies. 

FREEDM Center Has Energizing Seventh Year

FREEDM Center Has Energizing Seventh Year

FREEDM, a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Center (ERC) headquartered on Centennial Campus, received positive feedback from NSF during a spring site visit and learned that the center will be fully funded through year 10.

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