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Tag: ASSIST

Intubation Shield

Apr 8, 2020

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. 

Progressively smaller chips displayed in Phononic's headquarters.

Sep 12, 2019

A refrigeration revolution — advanced on Centennial Campus

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

Graduate student works in FREEDM System Center lab.

Sep 28, 2018

A bright idea

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

Student works in lab

Jun 1, 2018

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

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 […] 

bell tower

Sep 26, 2017

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.” 

Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Alper Bozkurt, left, listen as a member of the Catalyst student team describes their work.

May 3, 2017

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. 

TEG-embedded T-shirt (left) and TEG armband (right).

Sep 13, 2016

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. 

Jun 2, 2016

Better health monitoring engineered by NC State

NC State engineers are developing wearable, self-powered health and environment monitors to improve individual healthcare. 

Mar 1, 2016

TEDx taps 2 visionary faculty

Two NC State faculty members are among 13 locals selected to present at TEDxRaleigh 2016, an event designed to showcase the best and the brightest of Raleigh thinkers, tinkers and revolutionary visionaries.