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Paper by Aysu and Becchi Chosen as Best Paper at DATE Conference

Posted on May 15, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

A paper outlining a hardware solution to then next generation of cryptographic solutions by Aydin Aysu and Michela Becchi was chosen as Best Paper at the Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference

ACM Service Award Recognizes Dixit for Strengthening Computing Community

Posted on May 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations tor associate teaching professor Arati Dixit, 2020 receipient of the Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award for contributing to the growth and diversity of Indian women in computing.

A Smarter Collar

Posted on May 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

Wearable data collection systems being developed in the College are empowering guide dog trainers and making a costly, time-consuming process more efficient

Dr. Veena Misra

ASSIST Center partners on virtual incubator to advance remote care

Posted on May 11, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

The ASSIST Center has partnered with Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) to launch a webinar series to serve as an innovation engine for advanced remote care, with the first on May 15

Endowment honors alumnus who valued education and knew the importance of scholarships

Posted on May 8, 2020 | Filed Under: Alumni

Alumnus Frank Madren’s love of electrical engineering resulted in an endowed scholarship in his name to ensure future undergrads in financial need have the opportunity to join the field.

Master’s student gives back by making PPE for healthcare workers

Posted on May 1, 2020 | Filed Under: Graduate Students

Harley Leroy , an ECE Master’s student is hard at work in the Entrepreneurship Garage leveraging 3D printers to make PPE face shields for front-line workers.

Adapting to online: A remote master’s defense

Posted on April 30, 2020 | Filed Under: Graduate Students

ECE Master’s student Ryan Spurney learned to pivot to a [successful] remote defense in just two weeks with committee member Cranos Williams.

Seeking to Change the Stigma in STEM

Posted on April 22, 2020 | Filed Under: Campus Life

As a sophomore in ECE, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college. As a female member of the LGBTQ community from out of town, the task of fitting in seemed extra daunting…

Better Predicting the Unpredictable Byproducts of Genetic Modification

Posted on April 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Research and Smart

How a new model may pave the way for more efficient research in the fields of genetic modification and forestry.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

The Insider on Undergraduate Research

Posted on April 10, 2020 | Filed Under: Undergraduate Students

Hear from Britanya Wright, one of ECE’s seniors and Goodnight Scholars as she recounts her journey or curiosity beyond the classroom while undertaking undergrad research in the NNF.

Preventing AI From Divulging Its Own Secrets

A masking defense in a paper by Aydin Aysu could stop neural networks from revealing their inner workings to adversaries.

Posted on May 6, 2020

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

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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