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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. 

Overhead view of the SolarPack car crossing the finish line.

Dec 6, 2022

Here comes the solar-powered car

Since 2016, SolarPack has pushed the boundaries of what is possible for a sustainably powered car. Thanks to those years of work and innovative thinking, the team put together a record-breaking car for this year’s Formula Sun Grand Prix (FSGP). 

Image of Sila white hardhat on table with papers in the foreground and two employees in the background.

Oct 24, 2022

DOE awards $100M to Sila startup co-founded by MSE alum Gleb Yushin

Founded in 2011, Sila is a next-generation battery materials company with the mission to power the world’s transition to clean energy. 

An artist's rendering of an aerial view of the to-be-built Wolfspeed plant.

Oct 20, 2022

Wolfspeed ahead: an NC State spinoff powers the future

The company that pioneered LED lighting now looks to improve the efficiency and performance of electric vehicles and other high-power applications. Meet the people building the world’s largest silicon carbide manufacturing facility in Chatham County. 

A dark grey, 4-door sedan electric vehicle connected to a charging station.

Oct 17, 2022

New approach would improve user access to electric vehicle charging stations

The goal of the dynamic computational tool is to make EVs more attractive for drivers. 

NC State College of Engineering Formula SAE team poses for a group picture around their race car.

Jul 1, 2022

Formula SAE team places in top 10 during competition

NC State University’s Formula SAE team landed their second top 10 placement this year at the 2022 June Michigan FSAE competition at the Michigan International Speedway, where both the Internal combustion and Electric vehicles entered the competitions.  

Yellow logo painted on black asphalt showing where to park electric vehicle for charging station.

Jun 7, 2022

New model finds best sites for electric vehicle charging stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

Oct 20, 2014

Researchers take big-data approach to estimate range of electric vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new software that estimates how much farther electric vehicles can drive before needing to recharge. 

Nov 18, 2013

New approach advances wireless power transfer for vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” that can recharge electric vehicles wirelessly as the vehicles drive by.