ASSIST

May 11, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

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.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

Check-Up

Platforms developed in the Center for Advanced Self- Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) allow for a wide range of health applications.

Apr 8, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Scaling up

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.

Sep 12, 2019  |  Research

A refrigeration revolution — advanced on Centennial Campus

An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

A bright idea

The NSF FREEDM Systems Center marks 10 years of innovation on how we use electricity.

Jun 1, 2018  |  Research

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.

Oct 13, 2017  |  Newswire

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 […]

Sep 26, 2017  |  Students

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.”

May 3, 2017  |  Students

Campus program for students with disabilities hosts governor

During a visit to NC State, Gov. Roy Cooper received ideas about improving educational opportunities for students with disabilities from an accomplished team of young inventors.

Sep 13, 2016  |  Research

Lightweight, wearable tech efficiently converts body heat to electricity

Researchers at NC State have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics.