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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

Dai and Franzon win 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Award

Posted on July 22, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Dr. Huaiyu Dai and Dr. Paul Franzon have been awarded 2019 Qualcomm Faculty Awards for research that is inspirational to graduate students and serves to spark new approaches in key technology areas.

Capstone Projects: Better by design

Posted on July 6, 2019 | Filed Under: News

Senior design in the College of Engineering benefits both students and sponsors.

This post was originally published in College of Engineering News.

Researchers Create Multi-Junction Solar Cells from Off-the-Shelf Components

Posted on June 25, 2019 | Filed Under: Power and Research

A new approach from NC State ECE researchers creates multi-junction solar cells with off-the-shelf components and intermetallic bonding.

Hall Wins University’s 2019 Award for Excellence

Posted on June 11, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Charles Hall, the ECE Digital Communications Manager won one of the 2019 NC State University Awards for Excellence for his hard work promoting the department.

NC State Queues up to Advance Quantum Computing

Posted on June 10, 2019 | Filed Under: Research

We’re joining forces with industry and academic partners to lead the way in quantum computing — and train the field’s next generation.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

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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