ECE Department Headlines

April 2011

solid state Floyd Named Associate Editor for IEEE JSSC - Dr. Brian Floyd, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to serve as an … [full story]

Poster Competiton ECE Group wins NC Engineering Day Competition - A group formed by ECE student Jeffrey Harmon and 2010 FREEDM REU student Michele Bustamante, mentored by ATEC Program Manager … [full story]

Jennifer Gamble PhD Student Receives Poster Award - Congratulations to Jennifer Gamble for winning at the Sixth Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium!  Each year, the Symposium … [full story]

080820 Researchers Pinpoint Graphene's Varying Conductivity Levels - Did you know that pencil lead may just end up changing the world? Graphene is the material from which graphite, the core of your … [full story]

The smart transformer can handle AC and DC power and, thanks to semiconductors capable of handling high voltages, be programmed to redirect the flow of electricity in response to fluctuations in supply and demand. (Source: Technology Review, Credit: Bryan Reagan) Featured Article Smart Transformers Among Top 10 Emerging Technologies - The smart solid-state transformers being developed by the NSF FREEDM Systems Center at North Carolina State University have been named … [full story]

image Steer, Krim, and Schurig Receive MURI Research Grant - Michael Steer, Hamid Krim, David Schurig and Mohammed Zikry have been awarded $4,298,540 by the US Navy-Office Of … [full story]

March 2011

image Featured Article ABB gift creates $1.2 million power engineering initiative at NC State - ABB's North American headquarters has made a gift to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to support power engineering … [full story]

Ioannis Papapanagiotou Doctoral Students Receive IBM Fellowships - Keerthana Boloor and Ioannis Papapanagiotou, doctoral candidates in electrical and computer engineering, have been awarded IBM Fellowships … [full story]

image Floyd Receives Antenna Arrays Research Grant - Brian Floyd have been awarded $300,000 by the University of Texas - Dallas for research on Built-in Test for Power-Efficient … [full story]

February 2011

Dr. Chakrabortty working in his research lab Featured Article Aranya Chakrabortty Receives NSF CAREER Award - Dr. Aranya Chakrabortty, assistant professor of Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty … [full story]

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