ECE Department Headlines

October 2015

Students work in the textile lab of Jesse Jur as part of the ASSIST center. Photo by Marc Hall Filling the Wearables Gap - Wearable technologies, including smart watches and fitness bands, have become one of the hottest sectors in the technology business. … [full story]

The FREEDM Systems Center College Education Program was designed to educate a new generation of engineers and scientists to research renewable energy based electric power systems. FREEDM Center Has Energizing Seventh Year - Year seven was an exciting one for the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) … [full story]

computer chip New Performance Cloning Techniques to Boost Chip Memory Design - ECE researchers have developed software using two new techniques to help computer chip designers improve memory systems. The techniques … [full story]

September 2015

James Tuck, Joel Ducoste, Terri Long, and Cranos Williams in a phytotron greenhouse. Modeling Tool IDs Genes That Control Stress Response in Plants - An interdisciplinary team of researchers from North Carolina State University and University of California, Davis has developed a modeling … [full story]

Alper Bozkurt Featured Article Alper Bozkurt Named to Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’ - Alper Bozkurt, an ECE assistant professor, has been named one of Popular Science's "Brilliant 10" for his work establishing the … [full story]

Dr. Alex Huang High Performance and Low Cost: FREEDM-Pair Switches for Power Devices - Wide bandgap semiconductors show tremendous potential as medium- and high-voltage power devices because of their capacity to work more … [full story]

A Distributed Multi-Loop Networked System for Wide-Area Control of Large Power Grids Chakrabortty Receives NSF Grant to Help Modernize Power System Communications - On September 14, the National Science Foundation announced at the White House new awards to expand its US Ignite initiative… [full story]

Dr. Alex Huang Huang Receives Award for Research to Improve Circuit Breakers - Progress Energy Distinguished Professor Alex Huang has been awarded $1,326,903 by the ABB, Inc for research of Silicon Carbide … [full story]

A technician works inisde the Solid State Laboratory at the Monteith Research Center. ECE Honored with Two Innovation Awards - North Carolina State University researchers make meaningful advances in science, medicine and engineering that could have a significant … [full story]

Dr. Jayant Baliga National Medal of Technology Recipient Donates Papers to NCSU Libraries - Dr. Jayant Baliga, an internationally recognized leader in electrical and computer engineering, has donated his papers to the North … [full story]

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