The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering would like to express its sincere gratitude to our ECE Partners listed below. If you would like more information about partnering with ECE, please contact the Director of External Relations, at 919-513-2251.

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Cirrus Logic is a fabless semiconductor supplier that specializes in analog, mixed-signal, and audio DSP integrated circuits.

Duke Energy

Duke Energy is one of the largest electric power companies in the United States, supplying and delivering energy to approximately 4 million U.S. customers. They have approximately 35,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas and the Midwest, and natural gas distribution services in Ohio and Kentucky. Duke Energy commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.


International Business Machines (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting firm headquartered in Armonk, New York. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.


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Hughes Network Systems

Hughes is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally.

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From the data center to the cloud, Oracle not only eliminates the complexity that stifles business innovation, but also engineers in speed, reliability, security, and manageability. Oracle’s industry-leading cloud-based and on-premises solutions give customers complete deployment flexibility and unmatched benefits including application integration, advanced security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. For customers needing modular solutions, Oracle’s open architecture and multiple operating system options—including Oracle Linux, Oracle Solaris, and more— provide unmatched choice and other benefits. This allows customers to build the most optimized infrastructure for their enterprise.

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Sensus USA Inc.

Every day we help utilities, cities, industrial complexes and campuses connect data, places and people in powerful new ways to do more with their infrastructure. Improve efficiency. Save money. Increase safety. Conserve resources. Promote economic development. And make a world of difference for a world of people.

Friends of ECE

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Apple revolutionized personal technology with the introduction of the Macintosh in 1984. Today, Apple leads the world in innovation with iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Apple’s four software platforms — iOS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS — provide seamless experiences across all Apple devices and empower people with breakthrough services including the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Apple’s more than 100,000 employees are dedicated to making the best products on earth, and to leaving the world better than we found it.

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Cisco Systems Inc.

Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate.

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DENSO is a leading supplier of advanced automotive technology, systems and components for major automakers.

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Georgia Pacific is one of the leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals.

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Intel Corporation

Intel innovates in cloud computing, data center, Internet of Things, and PC solutions is powering the smart and connected digital world we live in.

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Key Tech

Since 1998, Key Tech has been transforming complex technologies into intuitive products. We design and develop medical, industrial and consumer products using novel sensors, wireless, ultrasound, microfluidics, optics and robotics, just to name a few. Our uniquely personal approach attracts industry leading global companies, as well as innovative startups to our Baltimore Headquarters. The Key Tech team of interdisciplinary scientists, engineers and designers take technologies into new applications, keeping your development pipeline fresh.

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M.C. Dean

M.C. Dean, Inc. is the nation’s premier electrical design-build and systems integration firm for complex, mission-critical organizations. M.C. Dean capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life-safety, instrumentation and control, and command and control systems.

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Build a Future Protecting the Nation. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) offers you a challenging and exciting career in the federal government with a variety of opportunities to achieve your career goals.

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Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Corporation is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway subsidiary operates approximately 21,000 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.

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Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide, offering an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies for applications from undersea to outer space and into cyberspace.

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Siemens Corporation

Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role.

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Synopsys technology is at the heart of innovations that are changing the way we live and work. The Internet of Things. Autonomous cars. Wearables. Smart medical devices. Secure financial services. Machine learning and computer vision. These breakthroughs are ushering in the era of Smart, Secure Everything―where devices are getting smarter, everything is connected, and everything must be secure.

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Vidant Health

We are a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina, and are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve.Vidant Health is made up of eight hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services.