Neural Interface System for Somatosensory FeedbackAugust 12, 2020
NC State’s Yaoyao Jia has been chosen to lead one of the new collaborative NSF programs, with a million-dollar grant aimed at improving our understanding of somatosensory feedback with the help of a cat.
Researchers Incorporate Computer Vision, Uncertainty into AI for Robotic ProstheticsMay 28, 2020
Lobaton’s lab leverages AI to create a software integration for existing hardware to enable people using robotic prosthetics to walk in a safer, more natural manner on different types of terrain.
Out of the Lab and Into the WorldAugust 15, 2018
Three NC State ECE faculty members are 2019 recipients of fund awards from Chancellor’s Innovation Fund as they develop microneedle patches and fast chargers for electric vehicles.
NC State Named First University-Based IBM Q Hub in North AmericaMay 9, 2018
NC State will be the first university in North America to establish an IBM Quantum Computing Hub as part of the global IBM Q Network, a collaboration of top Fortune 500 companies, universities and research labs working with tech powerhouse IBM to advance quantum computing.
Tracking the Movement of Cyborg CockroachesMarch 7, 2017
New research from North Carolina State University’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering offers insights into how far and how fast cyborg cockroaches – or biobots – move when exploring new spaces. The work moves researchers closer to the …
Researchers Develop Wearable, Low-Cost Sensor to Measure Skin HydrationJanuary 30, 2017
Researchers from NC State, including the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a h …
Tech Would Use Drones and Insect Biobots to Map Disaster AreasNovember 17, 2016
Researchers at North Carolina State University’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have developed a combination of software and hardware that will allow them to use unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and insect cyborgs, or biobots, to ma …
An Efficient Approach for Tracking Physical Activity with Wearable Health-Monitoring DevicesNovember 16, 2016
Researchers from North Carolina State University’s Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering have developed an energy-efficient technique for accurately tracking a user’s physical activity based on data from wearable devices.
Canine CommunicationOctober 19, 2016
Computer science and electrical engineering researchers have made an effort to improve service dogs’ signals to companions.
Lightweight Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to ElectricitySeptember 12, 2016
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and c …
Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the BrainJuly 21, 2016
In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.
New Wearable Aims to Prevent Asthma AttacksJune 2, 2016
Researchers at NC State have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. The researchers plan to begin testing the system on a larger subject population this summer.