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Researchers Develop Faster Way to Replace Bad Data With Accurate Information

Posted on March 27, 2020 | Filed Under: Research and Smart

A new model from ECE and the ARO could aid in displacing false information about anything from computer security to public health.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Blockchain Article Featured by IEEE Access

Posted on March 26, 2020 | Filed Under: Graduate Students

An article with over 1680 citations and co-published by Konstantinos Christidis, an ECE doctoral candidate, and Michael Devetsikiotis, a 2017 ECE Hall of Fame inductee is featured by IEEE Access.

Aysu receives NSF CAREER Award

Posted on March 17, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Aysu for receiving an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award (CAREER) for his ongoing cryptographic and deep learning research!

Bozkurt and Floyd Named University Faculty Scholars

Posted on February 28, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to professors Alper Bozkurt and Brian Floyd, named University Faculty Scholars for their significant academic achievements and contributions to the university.

GRIP4PSI seed grant winners announced

Posted on February 15, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

Two interdisciplinary research teams with significant ECE involvement have entered the next phase of the Game-Changing Research Incentive Program to tackle plant science challenges

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.

NC State University Students Receive 2019/2020 PES Scholarships

Each year the IEEE Power & Energy Society awards promising students scholarships through its Scholarship Plus Initiative. This year, one hundred and thirty-five students were selected from 78 U.S., Puerto Rico & Canadian universities, including 4 from ECE.

Posted on February 26, 2020

Nature’s Databank

A hurdle that DNA data storage faces is finding a way to retrieve a specific file from a collection of records instead of every file in that collection, however attaching short labels to data sequences only yields 30,000 unique labels. NC State’s James Tuck is leading the solution increasing the number of labels to roughly 900 million.

Posted on February 13, 2020

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

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