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Gupta Recipient of 2019 Lane Outstanding Teaching Award

Posted on October 17, 2019 | Filed Under: Faculty

We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019 William F. Lane Outstanding Teaching Award—Dr. Rachana Gupta. The Lane Award recognizes excellence in teaching or educational leadership in the department.

Kish named director of NC State Nanofabrication Facility

Posted on October 16, 2019 | Filed Under: Faculty

Introducing one of our newest faculty members, Fred Kish, an IEEE Fellow with over 125 patents to his name, and is now the new Director of the NC State Nanofabrication Facility

Leveraging Strengths to Improve Asthma Care

Posted on October 10, 2019 | Filed Under: News

Associate Professor Edgar Lobaton is working with UNC researchers on an NSF-funded project to improve wearable health-monitoring devices so that they may one day be able to help asthma patients manage their symptoms better.

This post was originally published in Office of Research and Innovation.

Centennial Campus, Activate!

Posted on September 27, 2019 | Filed Under: Campus Life

A slew of events and activities is putting NC State’s research park on the map in a new way — as a destination for fun.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Dixit Named as Standing Committee Chair for ACM-W

Posted on September 25, 2019 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Arati Dixit, a teaching associate professor in ECE who has been named to the leadership team of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W).

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).

The power to change

In their work at North Carolina State University, Barkha Gupta and Rhett Davis showed that for a single silicon-on-insulator (SOI) process, which typically exhibit low leakage levels, the ratio of off-currents through an inverter versus a more complex NAND4 transistor stack varies dramatically with changes in process conditions at the fab.

Posted on October 15, 2019

These ‘smart collars’ and ‘smart vests’ help in training guide dogs

A collaboration between NC State, IBM, and Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a nonprofit organization, is aimed at improving guide dog training. Dogs-in-training are outfitted with “smart collars” and “smart vests,” which upload data – ranging from heart rate to activity level – to the IBM cloud for analysis.

Posted on October 8, 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

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

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

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