Dec 1, 2020  |  Research

Ultrasound and the future of medical imaging

How, and why, ultrasound may become a key tool for lung health.

Nov 19, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

PSI Profile: Cranos Williams, Platform Director for Data-Driven Plant Sciences

Cranos Williams, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named the director of the Data-Driven Plant Sciences platform for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.

Nov 13, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

NC State researchers take on COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

In our labs

Loud booms sometimes heard on the ground floor of Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus signal successful experiments in the Ballistic Loading and Structural Testing (BLAST) Laboratory.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Who’s calling

Automated or semi-automated phone calls, also known as robocalls, are a major security concern for phone users in the United States. While most robocalls are an annoyance, some of these calls are specifically designed to target the vulnerable segments of our society.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Rapid Response

On a Thursday morning in late May, the machine shop in Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus is quiet for the first time in a long time.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Tech sector job interviews assess anxiety, not software skills

A new study from NC State’s Department of Computer Science and Microsoft finds that the technical interviews currently used in hiring for many software engineering positions test whether a job candidate has performance anxiety rather than whether the candidate is competent at coding.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Managing data flow to boost cyber-physical system performance

Researchers in NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) have developed a suite of algorithms to improve the performance of cyber-physical systems — from autonomous vehicles to smart power grids — by balancing each component’s need for data with how fast that data can be sent and received.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

New approach to DNA data storage makes system more dynamic, scalable

Researchers in the College have developed a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems, giving users the ability to read or modify data files without destroying them and making the systems easier to scale up for practical use.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of a flu pandemic

A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve,” or reduce the peak prevalence rate.