ECE Department Headlines

December 2015

12.11.15
Dr. Laura Bottomley ECE Alumna Recognized as Leader in STEM Education by IEEE - Dr. Laura Bottomley, a member of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame and NCSU faculty, has devoted her career to strengthening … [full story]

Joseph Thomas, Scott Vu and William Glauser (from left to right). Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry - Scott Vu, an ECE undergraduate alumnus, started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, without any idea it … [full story]

12.8.15
Dr. Jayant Baliga Baliga Celebrated by the IEEE Electron Devices Society - B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been recognized as a "Celebrated … [full story]

November 2015

11.24.15
Dr. Brian A. Floyd, winner of the William F. Lane Teaching Award Floyd Awarded William F. Lane Teaching Award - Dr. Brian A. Floyd, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded … [full story]

11.17.15
Dr. Irwin Jacobs, CEO of Qualcomm; Dr Jayant Baliga; Michelle Lee, Under-Secretary for Commerce Baliga to be Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame - B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at North Carolina State University, will … [full story]

11.12.15
Team TnTWizard from left to right: Duncan Page, Thomas Barnette, and Trey Woodlief. ECE Students Score High in Global Online Coding Competition - ECE students were top performers in a global online programming contest called IEEEXtreme. The leading NC State team, named TnTWizard … [full story]

11.11.15
Top Row: Three images of the NC State logo as viewed through a geometric phase hologram, in this case a lens, where each corresponds to one of the three possible wavefronts. Bottom Row: Illustrations, simulation, and microscope picture showing the liquid crystal orientation created by the light patterning techniques reported in the paper, showing a lens profile (left image) and a far-field hologram profile (right three images). ECE Researchers Advance the Technique of Making Holograms - ECE Researchers have developed techniques that can be used to create ideal geometric phase holograms for any kind of optical pattern … [full story]

11.3.15
One of the inaugural inductees, Jim Stritzinger, holds up his award. Featured Article ECE Kicks Off Alumni Hall of Fame - ECE has inaugurated a new tradition with the 2015 induction of 34 exceptional alumni into its Alumni Hall of Fame. The Department … [full story]

October 2015

10.30.15
Tahmid Latif ECE PhD Candidate Is A Winner In 3 Minute Thesis Competition - Tahmid Latif, under the advisement of Dr. Alper Bozkurt, placed second in The Graduate School's inaugural 3 Minute Thesis competition… [full story]

10.23.15
This image shows a polarization grating patterned using the direct-write laser scanner, where the colors arise from the periodic microstructure in the grating, dispersing the wavelengths present in the light source (not shown). Using Lasers to Print in Four Dimensions - In 2010, ECE Professor Michael Escuti received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study and make novel hologram … [full story]

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