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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).

Cisco UCS powers HPC clusters for student competition

In the rolling hills of North Carolina, two renowned universities, Wake Forest University and North Carolina State University (NC State), engage in a friendly academic rivalry. This relationship is about to get tested as both universities have been selected to participate in the Student Cluster Competition (SCC) at SC19, the premier HPC conference, which will take place in Denver on Nov 18-22.

Posted on November 15, 2019

NC State expanding Community College Collaboration Program, adding more students and partner schools

“(Community college) students should be encouraged (to apply). They don’t know what they can get into unless they try,” said Ben Falero, who began at Carolina Community College in Sanford before he was accepted in the C3 program. Falero, who is majoring in computer and electrical engineering, said he has had a smooth transition to NC State.

Posted on November 14, 2019

Six New Teams Vie to Take Crown in Student Cluster Challenge at SC19

Berra Kara, a junior computer engineering and applied mathematics major at North Carolina State University, said her team took NVIDIA’s courses on CUDA to learn how to use the software for their cluster. The team, “WolfPack HPC,” said GPUs help provide a performance boost when running these applications.

Posted on November 13, 2019

A Case for Factoring Tech Transfer Activities into Promotion and Tenure Decisions

In a panel discussion at AUTM’s 2019 Eastern Region Meeting, Laura Schoppe from Fuentek, Daniel Stancil from North Carolina State University and Justin Streuli from University of North Carolina at Greensboro made a compelling case as to why academic committees should consider tech transfer activities when making promotion and tenure (P&T) decisions about faculty.

 

Posted on November 7, 2019

Building a better guide dog

To meet the growing need for guide dogs the NC State, Guiding Eyes for the Blind and IBM have teamed up to find the best candidates through the use of artificial intelligence. “Our aim is to get as much quantified and objective information as possible,” says Alper Bozkurt.

Posted on October 18, 2019

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

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