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Taiyo Nippon Sanso and North Carolina State University Agree to Three-Year Collaboration to Enable New GaN Optoelectronic Technologies and Commercial Opportunities

Posted on January 18, 2022 | Filed Under: News

North Carolina State University and Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation announce a three-year collaboration that will attempt to identify methods to advance GaN-based device epitaxy and device technology.

Bhattacharya Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Posted on December 20, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty and News

Subhashish Bhattacharya was honored with elevation to IEEE Fellow in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field and to power conversion systems and active power filters.

Kish Named Fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Posted on December 13, 2021 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Fred Kish who has been elected to the rank of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors, joining 21 other NC State NAI fellows.

NC State Ranked No. 1 Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast

Posted on December 5, 2021 | Filed Under: News

NC State ranked No. 1 in the Southeast for both undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship education programs and came in at No. 15 in both lists of Top 50 Undergraduate Schools and Top 50 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies in t …

This post was originally published in Entrepreneurship News.

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PAWR Program Announces Launch of AERPAW Testbed for Advanced Research on Wireless Connectivity and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Posted on November 9, 2021 | Filed Under: News and Smart

The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) Project Office announces general availability of the AERPAW wireless testbed for network communications and unmanned aerial systems (UAS) research.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

First-generation ECE graduate returns success

Posted on November 2, 2021 | Filed Under: Alumni

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.

ASSIST Center looks to a self-sufficient future

Posted on November 2, 2021 | Filed Under: News

Nine years in, the Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) has continued to lead the way in developing flexible, self-powering and wearable devices that will help both physicians and patients …

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New Synthesis Process Paves Way for More Efficient Lasers, LEDs

Posted on October 27, 2021 | Filed Under: Research

A new process uses existing techniques to make more efficient LEDs and lasers.

This post was originally published in NC State News.

Welcoming 2021 Inductees to Alumni Hall of Fame

Posted on October 22, 2021 | Filed Under: Alumni

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.

ECE Welcomes Qing Gu as a New Associate Professor

Posted on October 15, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

ECE welcomes Qing Gu as a joint appointment with Physics and member of the Chancellor’s Carbon Electronics Cluster

Best online master’s in computer engineering 2021: Top picks

Computer engineers develop, improve, and implement the technologies that have become essential to the success of so many organizations. We look at the best schools offering a master’s in computer engineering, with NC State’s online computer engineering master’s program at No. 2, which focuses on VLSI systems and networking, along with computer architecture and systems.

Posted on January 3, 2022

America’s Greatest Disruptors: Amay Bandodkar

Tiny computers can do wonderful things when strapped to your body—think smartwatches, fitness trackers and other wearables—but how to comfortably, easily and consistently power these devices without a bulky battery and the need for constant recharging is a challenge. Amay Bandodkar has come up with a novel idea: Use sweat.

Posted on December 15, 2021

Why this NC State project could accelerate drone entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs looking to monetize 5G networks “and beyond” have a new tool thanks to a national effort spearheaded by a research team at North Carolina State University. AERPAW, a project designed to accelerate the integration of unmanned aerial systems – also known as drones – is now generally available, a development officials say could give Triangle companies the upper hand.

Posted on November 10, 2021

NCSU scientists develop process to make lasers, LEDs more efficient

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new process that makes use of existing industry-standard techniques for making III-nitride semiconductor materials, but results in layered materials that will make LEDs and lasers more efficient.

Posted on October 26, 2021

NC State researchers find security vulnerabilities with some older iPhones

It was a very like a shot in the dark,” said Aydin Aysu, who is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at N.C. State.

Posted on September 14, 2021

Assisting guide dogs with data: Guiding Eyes for the Blind

A team from North Carolina State University—including Alper Bozkurt—and IBM are working with the non-profit to improve operations.

Posted on August 26, 2021

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