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NSF Announces Raleigh and Cary as Testbed Sites for Advanced Wireless

Posted on September 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Research and Smart

NC State ECE will lead an NSF-funded project to enhance mobile wireless networks, including the use of drones.

A Refrigeration Revolution — Advanced on Centennial Campus

Posted on September 13, 2019 | Filed Under: News

An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Meet the first-year class for 2019

Posted on September 11, 2019 | Filed Under: Campus Life

Tipping enrollment over 36,000 for the first time ever, NC State’s newest class has landed on campus.

Astronaut and Alumna to Hold Live Video Q&A From Space

Posted on August 23, 2019 | Filed Under: News

Christina Koch will talk with students through a live video downlink on Friday, Aug. 30. Catch all the action at Talley Student Union.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Aydin Aysu Receives NSF CRII Award

Posted on August 22, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Dr. Aydin Aysu receives the National Science Foundation CISE Research Initiation Initiative (NSF CRII).

Room Check: Senior Design Success

Posted on August 6, 2019 | Filed Under: Smart and Undergraduate Students

Working with NC State’s OIT, a team of undergraduate students in Senior Design put together an innovative solution to check high-tech teaching tools in over 150 classrooms across campus.

Dr. Ismail Guvenc Receives the R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award

Posted on August 1, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards and Faculty

Dr. Ismail Guvenc has been selected to receive the inaugural R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award

NC State Moves Up to #9 Globally for Electrical Engineering

Posted on July 31, 2019 | Filed Under: News

For the second year in a row, NC State ranks in the top 10 globally for electrical engineering—moving up to #9 in the 2019 ShanghaiRankings

Best Laboratory Collaboration Awarded to NC State Ph.D. Student

Posted on July 30, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

The best lab collaboration was awarded to Sally Ghanem with VISSTA Lab.

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Helps Turn ECE Research into Real-World Solution

Posted on July 23, 2019 | Filed Under: Research

Ph.D. student Pedro Vergara and professor Leda Lunardi have developed tech that creates sharper, more vibrant screen displays that also use less power and received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund

NC State lands new center to study 5G wireless and drones

NC State University is partnering with the National Science Foundation to study the interaction of drones with 5G wireless technology. The center could attract private companies and researchers to Raleigh.

Posted on September 18, 2019

NCSU, partners land $24M grant to develop first platform linking drones, 5G wireless technology

N.C. State University and several partners have landed a $24 million federal grant to create the first wireless platform to link drones and emerging next-generation technology known as 5G. The National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. ignite, an organization seeking to drive broadband availability and use across the country, announced the awarding of the grant at an event Wednesday afternoon.

Posted on September 18, 2019

Power Play

Breakthrough technology from an engineering research center—the NSF FREEDM Systems Center at NC State—could help prevent blackouts while allowing the grid to run on clean energy.

Posted on September 1, 2019

Live from space: NC State graduate Christina Koch speaks to Durham students

More than a thousand students from all over North Carolina as well as NC State spent the morning taking part in an out of this world conversation. Astronaut and NC State graduate Christina Koch, who is currently floating hundreds of miles above the Earth, spoke to the students live from the International Space Station.

Posted on August 31, 2019

NC State alum Christina Koch Skypes from space with Wolfpack students

A lot of North Carolina students are feeling inspired to take their dreams to new heights, and some are even thinking about reaching for the stars.It’s not every day you get to Skype with someone from outer space, but that’s exactly what more than one thousand students at North Carolina State University got to do on Friday. “It was amazing to see Christina on the screen I couldn’t believe that she was actually hearing us and talking to us to see her zoom around on the international space station was really amazing,” said Ana Sofia Uzsoy, a junior at NC State majoring in Physics and Computer Science. “It’s kind of insane that [she came] from where I am right now.”

Posted on August 31, 2019

Christina Koch, Tar Heel of the Month, explores from the International Space Station

The NC State University graduate always has been adventurous, pushing herself to channel her fears into sharp focus to accomplish her goals. And her historic path from growing up in Eastern North Carolina to outer space has been unconventional — with a few stops in the arctic between her NASA jobs.

Posted on August 26, 2019

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