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Six-legged first responders who can locate you in the rubble – brought to you by ECE.

Who would’ve thought that releasing a swarm of biobot cockroaches would be a good thing? What if we fit them with electronic backpacks to control their movements, analyze their surroundings, and communicate with aerial drones to find survivors in collapsed buildings?

We’re doing it. Electrical and Computer Engineers use bold thinking and tenacious ingenuity to find new ways to save lives while creating the unexpected.

ECE – The Future is what we do.

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Canine Communication

Canine Communication

Computer science and electrical engineering researchers have made an effort to improve service dogs’ signals to companions.

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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.

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