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NSF Announces Raleigh and Cary as Testbed Sites for Advanced Wireless

Posted on September 18, 2019 | Filed Under: Research and Smart

NC State ECE will lead an NSF-funded project to enhance mobile wireless networks, including the use of drones.

A Refrigeration Revolution — Advanced on Centennial Campus

Posted on September 13, 2019 | Filed Under: News

An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Meet the first-year class for 2019

Posted on September 11, 2019 | Filed Under: Campus Life

Tipping enrollment over 36,000 for the first time ever, NC State’s newest class has landed on campus.

Astronaut and Alumna to Hold Live Video Q&A From Space

Posted on August 23, 2019 | Filed Under: News

Christina Koch will talk with students through a live video downlink on Friday, Aug. 30. Catch all the action at Talley Student Union.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Aydin Aysu Receives NSF CRII Award

Posted on August 22, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

Dr. Aydin Aysu receives the National Science Foundation CISE Research Initiation Initiative (NSF CRII).

Room Check: Senior Design Success

Posted on August 6, 2019 | Filed Under: Smart and Undergraduate Students

Working with NC State’s OIT, a team of undergraduate students in Senior Design put together an innovative solution to check high-tech teaching tools in over 150 classrooms across campus.

Dr. Ismail Guvenc Receives the R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award

Posted on August 1, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards and Faculty

Dr. Ismail Guvenc has been selected to receive the inaugural R. Ray Bennett Faculty Fellow Award

NC State Moves Up to #9 Globally for Electrical Engineering

Posted on July 31, 2019 | Filed Under: News

For the second year in a row, NC State ranks in the top 10 globally for electrical engineering—moving up to #9 in the 2019 ShanghaiRankings

Best Laboratory Collaboration Awarded to NC State Ph.D. Student

Posted on July 30, 2019 | Filed Under: Awards

The best lab collaboration was awarded to Sally Ghanem with VISSTA Lab.

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Helps Turn ECE Research into Real-World Solution

Posted on July 23, 2019 | Filed Under: Research

Ph.D. student Pedro Vergara and professor Leda Lunardi have developed tech that creates sharper, more vibrant screen displays that also use less power and received support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund

Cisco UCS powers HPC clusters for student competition

In the rolling hills of North Carolina, two renowned universities, Wake Forest University and North Carolina State University (NC State), engage in a friendly academic rivalry. This relationship is about to get tested as both universities have been selected to participate in the Student Cluster Competition (SCC) at SC19, the premier HPC conference, which will take place in Denver on Nov 18-22.

Posted on November 15, 2019

NC State expanding Community College Collaboration Program, adding more students and partner schools

“(Community college) students should be encouraged (to apply). They don’t know what they can get into unless they try,” said Ben Falero, who began at Carolina Community College in Sanford before he was accepted in the C3 program. Falero, who is majoring in computer and electrical engineering, said he has had a smooth transition to NC State.

Posted on November 14, 2019

Six New Teams Vie to Take Crown in Student Cluster Challenge at SC19

Berra Kara, a junior computer engineering and applied mathematics major at North Carolina State University, said her team took NVIDIA’s courses on CUDA to learn how to use the software for their cluster. The team, “WolfPack HPC,” said GPUs help provide a performance boost when running these applications.

Posted on November 13, 2019

Building a better guide dog

To meet the growing need for guide dogs the NC State, Guiding Eyes for the Blind and IBM have teamed up to find the best candidates through the use of artificial intelligence. “Our aim is to get as much quantified and objective information as possible,” says Alper Bozkurt.

Posted on October 18, 2019

The power to change

In their work at North Carolina State University, Barkha Gupta and Rhett Davis showed that for a single silicon-on-insulator (SOI) process, which typically exhibit low leakage levels, the ratio of off-currents through an inverter versus a more complex NAND4 transistor stack varies dramatically with changes in process conditions at the fab.

Posted on October 15, 2019

These ‘smart collars’ and ‘smart vests’ help in training guide dogs

A collaboration between NC State, IBM, and Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a nonprofit organization, is aimed at improving guide dog training. Dogs-in-training are outfitted with “smart collars” and “smart vests,” which upload data – ranging from heart rate to activity level – to the IBM cloud for analysis.

Posted on October 8, 2019

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