H Troy Nagle

Distinguished Professor
 Engineering Building II (EB2) 3080
 Campus Box 7911


Professor Nagle focuses his research on biomedical sensors, medical devices, and machine olfaction.


  • M.D. 1981
    University of Miami, Miami
  • Ph.D. 1968
    Electrical Engineering
    Auburn University, Auburn
  • Master's 1966
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
  • Bachelor's 1964
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Research Focus

  • Bioelectronics Engineering
  • Bioinstrumentation
  • Control

Awards & Honors

  • 2022 - Chair, Senior & Life AdCom Member Committee, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
  • 2022 - Life AdCom Member, IEEE Sensors Council
  • 2022-23 - Chair, Standards Committee, IEEE Sensors Council
  • 2020 - General Co-Chair, IEEE SENSORS Conference
  • 2019 - IEEE Technical Activites Board Hall of Honor
  • 2014-15 - President, IEEE Sensors Council
  • 2008 - Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence (NC State)
  • 2003-09 - Editor in Chief, IEEE Sensors Journal
  • 2000 - IEEE Millennium Medal
  • 1998 - Elected Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
  • 1998 - IEEE Richard M Emberson Award
  • 1994 - IEEE President
  • 1983 - Elected IEEE Fellow
  • 1973 - Young Engineer of the Year, State of Alabama

Recent News

Nagle Inducted into IEEE TAB Hall of Honor

Posted on January 13, 2020 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Dr. Troy Nagle who was honored with induction into IEEE Technical Activities Board’s Hall of Fame for 2019, recognizing his long contributions to the Board’s governance.

Capstone Projects: Better by design

Posted on July 6, 2019 | Filed Under: News

Senior design in the College of Engineering benefits both students and sponsors.

This post was originally published in College of Engineering News.

Nagle and Misra named Distinguised Professors

Posted on March 18, 2016 | Filed Under: News

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Troy Nagle and Dr. Veena Misra have been named Distinguished Professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering. This is the culmination of a process that included recommendations by a committee of peers, …

Recent Media Mentions

Researchers Test At-home Auto-titrating Oral Appliance

July 27, 2015

Research assistants in NC State’s iBionics Laboratory have developed a device to make oral appliances (MRDs) that are used in the home auto-adjusting, improving patient comfort and potentially minimizing the short and long term side-effects of MRDs caused by unnecessarily excessive jaw advancement. Rita Brugarolas, Jose Manuel Valero-Sarmiento and Troy Nagle, engineering, featured.


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