ECE Department Headlines

September 2011

image Bedair Receives NSF Grant for Nanowires - Salah Bedair has been awarded $375,811 by the National Science Foundation for research on Growth of Low Defect Density III- Nitride … [full story]

Dr. Brian Floyd Floyd Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award - Dr. Brian Floyd, Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at NC State, has received DARPA's Young … [full story]

The smart grid is a long-term, long-lead strategy to mitigate and reduce the impact of electrical power disruptions. NC State Represented at Smart Grid Leadership Forum - On Tuesday August 9, 2011, the Energy Assurance Team at the North Carolina Energy Office, with support from the Department of Energy… [full story]

August 2011

Brian Ferris (Photo courtesy of the White House) White House honors Park Scholar as Champion of Change - Brian Ferris '03 was one of a select group of Americans to be named a Champion of Change in the area of technology and innovation … [full story]

July 2011

NC State Underwater Robotics Team at the RoboSub Competition Underwater Robotics Club Makes Finals at RoboSub Competition - The Underwater Robotic Club's Seawolf IV autonomous underwater vehicle had a strong showing at the RoboSub competition in San … [full story]

June 2011

A still from an animation created by the students to help them pitch the project to Disney imagineers. Featured Article Creating Magic - Four students have been living in a kind of fantasy world for the past year. "Students by day, hopeful imagineers by night," … [full story]

ABB executives Enrique Santacana, right, and Anders Sjoelin have continued to build the company’s relationship with NC State. A Powerful Partnership - It makes sense that NC State, a university with a top power engineering program, would work closely with ABB, one of the world's … [full story]

Investigate what the house of the future will be like. Featured Article Smart Grid Central - Call it the "smart grid." Call it the "Energy Internet." Whatever it's called, NC State engineers are revolutionizing … [full story]

image New Parallelization Technique Boosts Ability To Model Biological Systems - Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for using multi-core chips more efficiently, significantly … [full story]

Substation FREEDM Receives Funding to Develop "TIPS" for Smart Grid - FREEDM continues to lead research in smart grid technologies with a new initiative to develop a transformerless intelligent power … [full story]

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