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Researchers Help AI Express Uncertainty to Improve Health Monitoring Tech

Posted on April 17, 2023 | Filed Under: Research

The new approach is used in a tool that improves the ability of electronic devices to detect when a human patient is coughing.

NC State Names New Dean of College of Engineering

Posted on April 13, 2023 | Filed Under: Campus Life

Jim Pfaendtner has been named the Louis Martin-Vega Dean of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University following a nationwide search.

Alumna Christina Koch to Orbit the Moon on Artemis II

Posted on April 3, 2023 | Filed Under: Alumni

Christina Koch (BS EE ’01; MS EE ’02) named to NASA’s Artemis II crew, venturing around the Moon on a 10-day mission

NC State Announces 2022-23 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Posted on March 29, 2023 | Filed Under: Faculty

NC State announced its 2022-23 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receiv …

New Initiative Aims to Put NC State at the Forefront of Viral Vector Manufacturing

Posted on March 8, 2023 | Filed Under: Research

An initiative launched by NC State University professors Stefano Menegatti and Michael Daniele brings together broad, multidisciplinary expertise from universities and industry partners across the Triangle — and will offer hands-on training …

Blog: My Internship at Robinhood

Posted on March 7, 2023 | Filed Under: Undergrad Students

Junior in electrical engineering, Matt Murray, shares his experience as an intern at Robinhood.

Marshall Brain recognized with the John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year award

Posted on February 22, 2023 | Filed Under: Awards and Faculty

The chancellor celebrates innovation and entrepreneurship at “The Point” where Marshall Brain received the Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Sanskriti Deva Takes an International Stage

Posted on February 16, 2023 | Filed Under: News and Quantum and Undergrad Students

Sanskriti Deva, an inspiring junior in computer engineering, is stepping up to the global stage this week at the United Nations Association Global Engagement Summit and Harvard’s WECode Conference.

Providing FREEDM Through a Better Power Grid

Posted on February 8, 2023 | Filed Under: Faculty

Iqbal Husain, director of NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center and a distinguished professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, is on a mission to make the world cleaner, greener and easier to travel in.

_pace, the Final Frontier

Posted on February 7, 2023 | Filed Under: Alumni

In a triumphant return to Astronomy Days at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, astronaut Christina Koch spells out how even a simple game of Scrabble can take an unexpected turn when you’re floating in zero gravity.

NC study discovers chemical in common sweetener damages DNA, can cause cancer

A new study, co-authored by Troy Nagle discovered that a chemical found in Splenda damages DNA.

Posted on May 31, 2023

NC astronaut Christina Koch will be part of NASA Artemis II moon mission

Christina Koch, who grew up in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and graduated from N.C. State University, will be part of the first crew of astronauts to travel around the moon in more than 50 years, NASA announced Monday.

Posted on April 3, 2023

What is being done to prevent power grid attacks?

At the FREEDM Systems Research Center, some of the state’s brightest minds are leading the way to improve how we power our lives.

Posted on February 23, 2023

White House science advisor visits NC State to see student innovation

On Friday, President Joe Biden’s top adviser on science and technology visited North Carolina State University to see firsthand how students are creating cleaner and more efficient energy systems.

Posted on February 10, 2023

Securing Cryptography in the Quantum Computing Era

DesignCon keynote will discuss challenges of developing cryptography standards that withstand quantum computing attacks.  Keynote session speaker Aydin Aysu, Assistant Professor and Head of the Hardware Cybersecurity Research Lab (HECTOR) at Electrical & Computer Engineering Department of North Carolina University, says that quantum computers have the potential to break existing cryptography algorithms, which in some cases date back 40 years. “We have mathematical evidence this can potentially occur,” Aysu told Design News in an interview.

Posted on January 27, 2023

ComEd and NC State receive $200,000 US DOE grant for SiC-based XFC project

Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based energy provider Exelon Corp), in partnership with North Carolina State University’s FREEDM Systems Center, has been awarded a $200,000 federal research and development grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to help fund a $5m research project focused on improving the efficiency of, and reducing the cost of, extreme fast charging (XFC) for electric vehicles (EVs).

Posted on October 24, 2022