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Driverless Shuttle a Smart Move for Centennial Campus

Posted on February 11, 2020 | Filed Under: Campus Life

NC State isn’t cutting corners in the drive for innovation. Thanks to a partnership with the N.C. Department of Transportation, the university is testing an autonomous vehicle that can ferry 12 passengers.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Health Care Company Anthem Joins NC State’s IBM Q Hub

Posted on February 11, 2020 | Filed Under: News

The leading health benefits company is the second industry partner to join the Hub, which seeks to advance quantum computing.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Christina Koch Completes 328-Day Mission on Space Station

Posted on February 6, 2020 | Filed Under: Alumni

Setting a record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after orbiting the planet 5,248 times.

‘Wristwatch’ Monitors Body Chemistry to Boost Athletic Performance, Prevent Injury

Posted on February 5, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

Engineers have developed a device the size of a wristwatch used for everything from detecting dehydration to tracking athletic recovery, with applications ranging from military training to competitive sports.

Wearable Health Tech Gets Efficiency Upgrade

Posted on January 30, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

NC State engineers led by Mehmet Ozturk have demonstrated a flexible device that harvests the heat energy from the human body to monitor health.

Online Electrical Engineering Masters Ranked #5

Posted on January 16, 2020 | Filed Under: Graduate Students

Our online master’s program in electrical engineering was just ranked fifth nationally by US News & World Report for 2020—the online offerings provide an awesome opportunity for career growth.

Nagle Inducted into IEEE TAB Hall of Honor

Posted on January 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Troy Nagle who was honored with induction into IEEE Technical Activities Board’s Hall of Fame for 2019, recognizing his long contributions to the Board’s governance.

Delta Air Lines Joins NC State’s IBM Q Hub

Posted on January 9, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

Delta, the world’s largest global airline, will be the founding industry partner to join the IBM Q Hub at NC State, as part of a multi-year quantum computing collaborative effort with IBM.

Krim Honored with IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award

Posted on December 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Hamid Krim, selected for the 2019 IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award—Two Decades of Array Signal Processing Research: The Parametric Approach.

Veety Recipient of Blessis Outstanding Undergrad Advisor Award

Posted on December 13, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to @ASSISTcenter’s Elena Veety who was announced as 2019 recipient of Blessis Outstanding Undergrad Advisor Award from the College of Engineering.

NC State, UNC scientists develop wristwatch that monitors body chemistry

Thanks to Triangle researchers, the next high-tech health invention could be a wristwatch that collects health data from the skin’s surface. The project resembles bio-sensing devices like FitBits and Apple Watches, but it can track much more about health than measuring physical activity and heart rate.

Posted on February 10, 2020

NASA’s record-setting Koch safely back from space

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, who has spent nearly 11 months in orbit on the longest spaceflight by a woman, landed safely in Kazakhstan on Thursday along with two of her International Space Station crewmates.

Posted on February 6, 2020

Army scientist receives top honors for signal processing research

An Army scientist and NC State ECE professor—Hamid Krim—earned top honors for his signal processing research from IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

Posted on January 8, 2020

CES 2020: IBM adds Delta as it expands its Q Network

Delta plans to join the IBM Q Hub at North Carolina State in a bid to address travel, transport, and customer challenges. In addition, IBM said it has reached a Quantum Volume of 32. Quantum Volume, which has doubled every year since 2016, is a metric that determines how powerful a quantum computer is.

Posted on January 8, 2020

New Smart Collar Helps Puppies Become Guide Dogs

IBM, NC State University, and Guiding Eyes for the Blind team up to create a new smart collar that will help those with disabilities get the dog they deserve.

Posted on January 3, 2020

NC State grad sets record for longest spaceflight by a woman

A U.S. astronaut who is a North Carolina State University graduate has set a record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman. NASA officials say Christina Koch, who grew up in Jacksonville, North Carolina, on Saturday broke the 288-day record set by former space station commander Peggy Whitson.

Posted on December 28, 2019

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