Reduced heat leakage improves wearable health device
NC State engineers improve wearable device powered by body heat.
Study finds ideal placement, pressure for armband that could track heart rate
In an effort to develop an armband that can track the heart's electrical activity, NC State researchers determined the ideal placement for three electrodes in their band design, and how tightly the band needs to be worn.
ASSIST Center partners on virtual incubator to advance remote care
The ASSIST Center led by NC State has partnered with Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) to launch a virtual crowdsourced incubator that will serve as an innovation engine for advanced remote care. The program, COVID-19 Unites Us All, will consist of a biweekly webinar series featuring panels of thought leaders in digital health, as well as an Innovation Sprint.
Platforms developed in the Center for Advanced Self- Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) allow for a wide range of health applications.
As the number of new COVID-19 infections in North Carolina increases, faculty members and students in the College of Engineering at NC State have increased production of personal protective equipment (PPE) for front-line health care providers.
A refrigeration revolution — advanced on Centennial Campus
An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.
A bright idea
The NSF FREEDM Systems Center marks 10 years of innovation on how we use electricity.
NSF FREEDM Center marks 10 years with celebration
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center led by NC State is celebrating 10 years of work changing how we use, produce and transmit energy.
Multidisciplinary teamwork helps bring new ASSIST technology to market
At the start of each school year, teams of students begin to form across campus at NC State University, gearing up for practicum course projects that will bring real world perspective to what they are learning in the classroom. Each […]
Michael McKnight ’12 and NC State’s ASSIST Center revolutionize prosthetic limb technology
When Michael McKnight ‘12 outlines the fundamentals of his research in layman’s terms, it is evident that the path he has chosen for himself is not for the faint of heart: “What I am doing is 40% electrical engineering, 20% textile science, some percent material science, and then some percentage of biomedical engineering to be able to understand how to design for implementation.”