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Tag: electrical and computer engineering

Mar 18, 2016

Recreating the web of blood vessels that keep human tissue alive

For years, one of the largest obstacles facing the field of regenerative medicine was the need to create a circulatory system to support new tissues and organs as they grew. Now two researchers from NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill are being recognized for creating technology to make the customized blood vessels necessary to support tissue generation. 

Mar 11, 2016

Bozkurt receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Alper Bozkurt, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research proposal, “Bio-electro-photonic Microsystem Interfaces for Small Animals.” 

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. 

Irwin Holmes

Jan 21, 2016

Football hears barrier-breaking athlete

Wheelchair-bound Irwin Holmes sat in front of NC State’s football team Wednesday morning and talked to them about not about barriers but opportunities. 

Nov 18, 2015

Baliga to be inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering at North Carolina State University, will be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. 

Nov 17, 2015

New tech helps handlers monitor health, well-being of guide dogs

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions. 

Nov 10, 2015

Researchers find way to create wide variety of new holograms

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed techniques that can be used to create ideal geometric phase holograms for any kind of optical pattern – a significant advance over the limitations of previous techniques. 

Oct 21, 2015

From exoplanets to Rainbow Station: Using lasers to print in four dimensions

In 2010, Michael Escuti received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study and make novel hologram technologies. He created a tool that did much more. 

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Oct 6, 2015

Scheduling energy a key to the smart grid

A new technique for “scheduling” energy in electric grids moves away from centralized management by tapping into the distributed computing power of energy devices. 

Dr. Jay Baliga

Oct 6, 2015

Baliga receives Global Energy Prize

Dr. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering and founding director of NC State University’s Power Semiconductor Research Center, joined Dr. Shuji Nakamura, a professor at UC Santa Barbara and a 2014 winner of a Nobel Prize for Physics, as 2015 winners of the Global Energy Prize.