Inside ABB and NC State’s decadeslong partnership
ABB was the first corporate partner to move onto Centennial Campus. Now, 30 years later, the company is still working with NC State to improve the reliability and reduce the cost and environmental impact of electric power systems.
New data processing module makes deep neural networks smarter
AI researchers have improved the performance of deep neural networks by combining feature normalization and feature attention into a single module.
Envisioning Research Contest winners show artistic exploration
The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State.
Rahman receives COE Distinguished Dissertation Award
Dr. Akond Rahman, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Technological University and 2019 NC State Ph.D. graduate, has received the College of Engineering’s 2020 Distinguished Dissertation Award
Using leaf fungi to improve crop resilience
An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.
Guiding young businesses to success
With experiential learning programs and funding opportunities, NC State Entrepreneurship helps students turn their ideas into reality.
Low-cost cameras could be sensors to remotely monitor crop stress
Researchers from CALS and COE, led by postdoctoral research scholar Paula Ramos-Giraldo, have worked together to construct a low-cost camera system to monitor crop stress remotely. Their StressCam will aid researchers, plant breeders and ultimately farmers.
Big data for better sweet potatoes
An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweet potatoes to increase the percentage of sweet potatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.
Shirwaiker and Veety named Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award recipients
Drs. Rohan Shirwaiker and Elena Veety have been announced as the winners of this year’s George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award, given by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.
Six NC State entrepreneurs selected for the 2020 Miller Fellowship
Each year, NC State Entrepreneurship selects a new cohort of Miller Fellows, a program that supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their venture full-time after graduation. The six May graduates selected represent 4 university colleges and five unique startups.