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‘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.

Online Electrical Engineering Masters Ranked #5

Posted on January 16, 2020 | Filed Under: Graduate Students

Our online master’s program in electrical engineering was just ranked fifth nationally by US News & World Report for 2020—the online offerings provide an awesome opportunity for career growth.

Nagle Inducted into IEEE TAB Hall of Honor

Posted on January 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Troy Nagle who was honored with induction into IEEE Technical Activities Board’s Hall of Fame for 2019, recognizing his long contributions to the Board’s governance.

Delta Air Lines Joins NC State’s IBM Q Hub

Posted on January 9, 2020 | Filed Under: Research

Delta, the world’s largest global airline, will be the founding industry partner to join the IBM Q Hub at NC State, as part of a multi-year quantum computing collaborative effort with IBM.

Krim Honored with IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award

Posted on December 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Hamid Krim, selected for the 2019 IEEE SPS Sustained Impact Paper Award—Two Decades of Array Signal Processing Research: The Parametric Approach.

Veety Recipient of Blessis Outstanding Undergrad Advisor Award

Posted on December 13, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to @ASSISTcenter’s Elena Veety who was announced as 2019 recipient of Blessis Outstanding Undergrad Advisor Award from the College of Engineering.

ECE Alums Attribute Entrepreneurial Roots to Engineering Entrepreneurs Program

Posted on December 6, 2019 | Filed Under: Alumni

After a decade of projects, two NC State ECE alumni and serial Triangle entrepreneurs announced $4.7 million in seed funding for their technology venture, Allstacks.

NC State Named a Hot Spot for 5G Innovation

Posted on December 5, 2019 | Filed Under: Research

Ultra-fast speed meets unparalleled responsiveness. That’s the promise of fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. And now, NC State ECE is the newest hub for driving 5G innovation.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Pignataro named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Posted on December 4, 2019 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Carlos Pignataro, an adjunct lecturer in ECE being named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

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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