News

Keep posted on what our department and its members are accomplishing on a daily basis.

Britanya Wright Selected as Student Speaker for University Commencement

Posted on May 12, 2021 | Filed Under: Undergraduate Students

ECE student, Ambassador, and Goodnight Scholar Britanya Wright chosen as one of the two student speakers for the Spring 2021 University Commencement.

Nine ECE Students Among Latest Goodnight Scholars Cohort

Posted on May 11, 2021 | Filed Under: Undergraduate Students

The Goodnight Scholars Program at NC State revealed the 75 recipients from 34 NC counties selected for its new traditional and transfer cohorts—with nine of those excelling students choosing to major in ECE.

Local Company with ECE Roots Donates Innovative Face Masks for Commencement

Posted on May 10, 2021 | Filed Under: Alumni

For spring commencement, a local entrepreneur from NC State ECE is donating thousands of masks using material created at NC State.

Tang, Zhou, and Ricketts are Recipients of ECE Faculty Awards

Posted on May 7, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

ECE is proud to announce that Wenyuan Tang, Huiyang Zhou, and David Ricketts are the 2021 recipients of the Departmental Faculty Awards — the Bennet Faculty Fellow Award and the William F. Lane Outstanding Teaching Award.

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.

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.

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

Triangle area ranked second-best place in country to live in new U.S. News & World Report

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are known for their research/technology roots and collegiate rivalries. This tri-city region (known as the Triangle) is luring new residents every day with strong job growth and a high quality of life.

Posted on July 13, 2021

Alumnus Appointed to Board of Trustees

NC State’s Board of Trustees welcomes three new members including Timothy Humphrey. Humphrey is a 1996 graduate of NC State with a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering. He is a member of the NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering Hall of Fame. Humphrey serves as vice president of the IBM Chief Data Office, senior state executive for IBM in North Carolina and senior location executive for IBM in Research Triangle Park.

Posted on July 8, 2021

Bandodkar: Innovators Under 35

Amay Bandodkar’s lightweight sensors could make wearable tech more useful and practical.

Posted on June 30, 2021

Harnessing the Wild Power of AI Image Generation

A new AI method (nicknamed “LostGANs”) creates and retains a background image, while also creating figures that are consistent from picture to picture, but show change or movement.

Posted on June 16, 2021

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