At an induction ceremony on October 21, 2022, 5 members of the seventh class of inductees were honored and joined the ranks of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame, out of over 17,000 alumni, and were joined by two new awards.
Get to know Freshspire, an electrical and computer engineering alumni startup.
Growing up in a blue-collar family in eastern North Carolina, Maurice Partin thinks his parents knew the only way he’d get to college was with a scholarship. And now he’s helping first-gen college students follow in his path.
At an induction ceremony on October 22, 2021, 9 members of the sixth class of inductees were honored and joined the ranks of the 95 members of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame, out of over 16,000 alumni.
Ryan Unger, ECE ’20, received support from the Student Emergency Fund after losing his home and job in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, he was able to give $2,500 to help students facing similar struggles.
For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur from NC State ECE is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State.
Frankie Myers (BS EE & CPE 2006), director of engineering at Lucira Health led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test-kit — check out his insights into their innovative process!
Tawana Dillahunt, a computer engineering alumna and associate professor at the University of Michigan named the inaugural recipient of the CRA-WP Skip Ellis Early Career Award.
A pain-point noted by an ECE alumnus facing the construction industry that led to the launch of a new venture – Bedrock Wireless, a company aimed to bring data-forward solutions to construction sites.
This post was originally published in Entrepreneurship News.
Alumnus Frank Madren’s love of electrical engineering resulted in an endowed scholarship in his name to ensure future undergrads in financial need have the opportunity to join the field.
Timothy Humphrey ’96 recently created two endowments with one extraordinary goal: promoting opportunities to create a more diverse, inclusive campus.
Setting a record for the longest single spaceflight in history by a woman, NASA astronaut Christina Koch returns to Earth after orbiting the planet 5,248 times.