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Model Could Create Hurricane Forecasts up to 18 Months in Advance

Posted on May 3, 2021 | Filed Under: Research

A new model from ECE and MEAS incorporates machine learning and could enable longer-range hurricane forecasts–up to 18 months in advance.

Recent Kolbas gift supports ECE students academically and socially

Posted on April 29, 2021 | Filed Under: News

A posthumous gift from longtime professor and department head Robert Kolbas continues his legacy of supporting students in and out of the classroom.

Nguyen Recognized with College’s 2021 Award for Excellence

Posted on April 28, 2021 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Dzung Nguyen who’s won the Engineering Award of Excellence and was recognized along with two other outstanding ECE staff members at the annual Awards for Excellence ceremony.

Bouma-Sims Recipient of Engineering Senior Award for the Humanities

Posted on April 26, 2021 | Filed Under: Undergraduate Students

Congratulations to ECE’s Elijah Bouma-Sims on being awarded the College of Engineering’s 2021 Outstanding Senior Award for the Humanities!

Engineering undergrads take first place in 2021 ACC InVenture Prize competition

Posted on April 22, 2021 | Filed Under: Undergraduate Students

Congrats to the UV Scope team of NC State engineering undergraduates who are developing a hand-held UV spectrometer won first place in the ACC InVenture Prize Competition.

Entering New Depths with Underwater Robotics

Posted on April 14, 2021 | Filed Under: Campus Life

The Underwater Robotics Club at NC State allows engineering students to test their knowledge and explore new skills beyond the classroom.

Mussel Sensors Pave the Way for New Environmental Monitoring Tools

Posted on April 7, 2021 | Filed Under: Research

ECE and Epidemiology coming together to create a network of mussel cyborgs to serve as environmental sentinels.

A personal statement from Dean Martin-Vega for the College of Engineering community

Posted on March 19, 2021 | Filed Under: Campus Life

Dean Louis Martin-Vega released a personal statement in the wake of increased incidents of discrimination against Asians, Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Oralkan Elected Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Journal

Posted on March 16, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to professor Ömer Oralkan, elected inaugural editor-in-chief of the brand new IEEE Open Journal of Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control

Reduced Heat Leakage Improves Wearable Health Device

Posted on March 9, 2021 | Filed Under: Research

NC State engineers continue to improve flexible wearable devices powered by body heat.

40 Under 40 2021: Eric Taylor

Though he is today chief operating officer at Ben & Jerry’s ice cream franchisee Primo Partners LLC. Eric Taylor’s career journey includes working as an engineer and missile defense systems. “The [electrical] engineering degree that I received from N.C. State University created the foundation for me to be successful in life. I acquired invaluable skills that I utilize daily in problem solving and decision making.”

Posted on April 23, 2021

How Mussels can be Monitored to Indicate Aquatic Toxins

AZoCleantech speaks with Dr. Alper Bozkurt and Dr. Jay Levine from NC State. The pair teamed up to develop a system that monitors the movement of mussels. The opening and closing of bivalve mollusks can indicate toxins in aquatic environments. 

Posted on April 12, 2021

NC State names innovator and entrepreneur of the year winners

Robert Heath received the Innovator of the Year Award for his seminal work in signal processing and wireless communications. Fred Kish received the John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the success of multiple optical-communication technologies he’s helped commercialize. Kish‘s work has led to the launch of numerous telecommunications products, which have generated over $10 billion in total revenue.

Posted on February 5, 2021

NC State grad Christina Koch could be first woman to walk on the moon

North Carolina State University graduate and astronaut Christina Koch could be one of the first women on the moon. Koch is one of 18 astronauts named by NASA to train for its Artemis moon-landing program. The space agency is aiming for a landing by 2024.

Posted on December 10, 2020

Christina Koch: Women ‘can do absolutely anything they want’

Before she spent 328 days aboard – and sometimes outside – the International Space Station, Christina Koch spent five years at North Carolina State University.1 And as she prepares to deliver a commencement address to 9,100 NC State graduates in a virtual ceremony Friday evening, Koch (pronounced ‘Cook’) says NC State was about much more than the substantial physics and electrical engineering classes she took there.

Posted on December 4, 2020

NASA Interns Extending Internetworking Off-World

Ryan Daugherty, a computer engineering student at North Carolina State University, catalogued the required installation process for a DTN ground node. This program repository and related documentation will simplify implementing new DTN ground nodes, making it more straightforward for new users to adopt DTN.

Posted on December 2, 2020

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