We are. Electrical and Computer Engineers use bold thinking and tenacious ingenuity to make a secure, resilient, and adaptable power grid to power everything from your smartwatch to the space station to a martian colony.
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A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.read more
Three NC State ECE faculty members are 2019 recipients of fund awards from Chancellor’s Innovation Fund as they develop microneedle patches and fast chargers for electric vehicles.read more
New system can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.read more
Researchers are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.read more
A new study using complex computational models finds that smart solid-state transformers (SSTs) could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.read more
Two faculty members from the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering are creating a new transportation system that would link Centennial Campus with the University's main campus. The EcoPRT (ecological personal rapid transit) is an ultra-light and low-cost...read more