ECE Department Headlines

August 2015

Winning Team: Taha Arif, Steffon Brigman, Pedro Torres, and Shawn Grimsley NCSU ECE Undergraduate Team Wins Best Energy Efficiency Award at IEEE Competition - In July of 2015, a team of four NCSU ECE undergraduate students participated for the first time in the Institute of Electrical and … [full story]

Rita Brugarolas accepting AADSM award ECE Students Invent Solution for Sleep Apnea - Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) - the most common form of sleep apnea - is a disorder characterized by blockage of airflow during … [full story]

July 2015

From left to right: performance of wireless power transfer using an MRFE, a metamaterial, and through air alone. Researchers Boost Wireless Power Transfer with Magnetic Field Enhancement - Research from North Carolina State University and Carnegie Mellon University shows that passing wireless power transfer through a magnetic … [full story]

George Whitmire and his son Connor ECE graduate proves it’s never too late to climb higher - At 52 and with a new baby in tow, George Whitmire was a sight to behold at this year's spring commencement ceremony at PNC Arena. … [full story]

June 2015

Dieffenderfer (fourth from the left) accepts the Researchers Gain Best Paper Award - Prove Need for ASSIST Technologies - Hosted on the reputable MIT campus, the IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015 brought a diverse group of military and corporate … [full story]

Dr. Johnson Akinleye, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at NC Central, and Dr. Warwick Arden, provost and executive vice chancellor at NC State, shake hands after signing the new 3+2 dual degree program memorandum. (Photo: NCCU Office of University Relations) NC State, NC Central create dual degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering - An agreement between North Carolina State University and North Carolina Central University was signed Monday, June 22, instating a … [full story]

Photo by Lauren Wellcome (Flickr) Distributed Technique for Power ‘Scheduling’ Advances Smart Grid Concept - ECE researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for "scheduling" energy in electric grids that … [full story]

ECE Infinity Cube Design Team (from left) : Guerino Davi, Robert Jamison, Evan Heiman, Andy Tong Featured Article Art, Engineering and Infinity: ECE Students alongside Escher and da Vinci - The concept of infinity and the desire to illustrate the creative process have given a team of college students the opportunity to … [full story]

May 2015

Dr. Veena Misra (right) and Dr. Khargonekar (middle) listen to an ASSIST student The Future of Engineering Education and Research - The National Science Foundation (NSF) sees engineering education and research as two of the key building blocks in creating a … [full story]

Chancellor Randy Woodson with 3-D replica. ECE Graduate Mentors New Seniors - Even as a 3D-print figure, Chancellor Randy Woodson keeps a vigilant watch over the goings on at NC State. For his Senior Design[full story]

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