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.
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.
After a decade of projects, two NC State ECE alumni and serial Triangle entrepreneurs announced $4.7 million in seed funding for their technology venture, Allstacks.
Reconnecting with our alumni and keeping them engaged with events, activities, and connections, while sharing their stories with the NC State community and students.
At an induction ceremony on October 25, 2019, 9 members of the fifth class of inductees were honored and joined the ranks of the 86 members of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame, out of over 16,000 alumni.
Dr. Joy Johnson didn’t grow up dreaming about becoming an engineer. But she did grow up with a father who taught her to give back. Now she’s honoring him and propelling the next generation forward.
Investing in NC State ECE is one of the most essential ways to get involved. Support your Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering on Day of Giving 2019!
NC State ECE alumna will live and work on the International Space Station for six months, taking with her mementos from NC State.
Craig Cloud (BS EE ’86) is the new United States Ambassador to Botswana, continuing a journey from tinkering with appliances to representing the country abroad.
NASA astronaut, and NC State ECE alumna, Christina Hammock Koch is set to launch on a Soyuz MS-12 spacecraft to ISS from Baikonur Cosmodome in Kazakstan at 3:14pm EST on March 14, 2019.
J Turner Whitted (Ph.D. 1978), a 2015 ECE Hall of Fame inductee has been named an IEEE Fellow, being recognized for contributions to computer graphics.
At the dedication of Holmes Hall on November 1, 2018, Irwin Holmes shares how his exemplary career began with the help of faculty while a student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at NC State.
At an induction ceremony on October 19, 2018, 13 members of the fourth class of inductees were honored and joined the ranks of the 77 members of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame, out of over 15,000 alumni.
Irwin Holmes, NC State’s first black graduate, with a degree in electrical engineering will be honored for his perseverance and dedication to the university when the University College Commons is renamed Holmes Hall.