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Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Iqbal Husain, left, works with Taohid Latif ’22 on the latter’s Ph.D. project.

Feb 10, 2023

Providing FREEDM through a better power grid

Iqbal Husain, director of NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center and a distinguished professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, is on a mission to make the world cleaner, greener and easier to travel in. 

Dan Stancil

Feb 6, 2023

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Head Dan Stancil to step down, remain on faculty

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Head Dan Stancil will be stepping down from his position at the end of the 2022-2023 academic year. He will remain on the faculty in the EDE department where he plans to invest additional energy in the growth of quantum engineering and science activities across the College and University. 

Christina Koch dressed in her blue NASA uniform.

Feb 2, 2023

_pace, the final frontier

Koch, a native of Michigan who grew up in Jacksonville, N.C., and attended both the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics and NC State, returned to her home state over the weekend for three standing-room-only, hour-long presentations at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ Astronomy Days, a triumphant return after three years off for the kid-friendly program because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Shree Nayar sitting on a red couch holding a clear sphere.

Jan 9, 2023

ECE alum awarded Okawa Prize for contributions to digital photography

ECE Alum, Shree Nayar, has changed the way visual information is captured and used by both machines and humans. He is honored with the 2022 Okawa Prize. 

Students work together at whiteboard.

Jan 4, 2023

ECE professor and alumna receive IEEE-USA Award

Leda Lunardi, ECE Professor, and Alice Parker, ECE alumna, have received the IEEE-USA Award for Distinguished Literary Contributions Furthering Public Understanding and the Advancement of the Engineering Profession. 

Mobile phone displaying field information being held by two hands.

Jan 3, 2023

The future of 6G in North Carolina

What’s exciting about 6G is that researchers are still determining what’s to come. People have yet to discover what the next generation of technology and innovation is going to be, but the 6GNC collaborative effort in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is going to be right at the forefront of it all. 

Iqbal Husain, left, is presented with the 2022 IAS award.

Dec 15, 2022

Husain presented with 2022 IAS Outstanding Achievement Award

Iqbal Husain was presented with the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the application of electricity to industry. 

Close-up photograph of a Lobaton forabot.

Dec 12, 2022

Fossil-sorting robots will help researchers study oceans, climate

The new tech automates a tedious process that plays a key role in ocean and climate research. 

Radhika Venkatraman

Dec 7, 2022

Taking a seat at the table

Radhika Venkatraman has always been willing to raise her hand to take on challenging opportunities — and to share what she has learned from her experiences with other female engineers.