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Closeup image of battery charger with NC State logo beneath a backlit LCD screen.

Oct 19, 2022

ECE researchers help develop public charging infrastructure for wheelchairs

Two years in the making, their network and hardware are now ready for public use. The system includes an offboard charger, a user interface on the chair that reports battery status and charger locations, and a web portal that shows real time updates and performance information.  

Logo of Abilihand team (a light blue circle with a white handprint in the center; white text above and below hand within the circle).

Mar 29, 2022

EEP team represents NC State at the 2022 ACC InVenture Prize Entrepreneurship Competition

Meet the team representing NC State and competing against 14 other ACC schools at this Shark Tank-style competition being held at Florida State University on April 2, 2022. 

Balla Ndure

Feb 4, 2022

Goodnight Scholar spotlight: Balla Ndure

Goodnight Scholar Balla Ndure, T’22 is on a mission to use his vast interest, knowledge, and education in electrical engineering and renewable energy to help communities just like the one he grew up in. 

Benjamin Davis

Dec 1, 2021

Engineering student among 2020-21 Arts NC State award recipients

The annual creative and performing artist awards celebrate NC State students who either create new work and/or perform in dance, music or theatre. 

Belltower and NC Flag

Oct 28, 2021

First-generation ECE graduate returns success

Growing up in a blue-collar family in eastern North Carolina, Maurice Partin thinks his parents knew the only way he’d get to college was with a scholarship. “They pushed me to do well in school,” he said. “And I guess it worked.” Partin graduated valedictorian from his high school, and he was the first in… 

Latex-gloved hand with syringe and testing device.

Oct 28, 2021

Slowing down transmission

As viruses evolve and spread, delivering healthcare in a wide variety of settings within and far from traditional hospitals becomes more essential to ensure patients receive the care they need. To address this, a team of students across three different engineering disciplines debuted a novel H1N1 biosensor at the SensUs 2021 competition and won second… 

Jan 1, 2021

Park Scholarships Program gives Trenton Wallis ’22 the freedom to create

The Park Scholarships Program gave Trenton the opportunity to spend his time on his passions and increase his dedication to quality and expansive learning. 

Astronaut and alumna Christina Koch

Sep 23, 2020

NC State graduate and astronaut Christina Koch makes Time Magazine’s top 100 most influential people

Every year, Time Magazine creates a list of the top 100 most influential people across the globe. This year, NC State graduate Christina Koch made that list for participating in the first all-female spacewalk. 

Astronaut Christina Koch in space

Apr 23, 2020

Engineering alumna returns to Earth after historic flight

After a record-shattering 328 days, 13 hours and 58 minutes on the space station, with 5,248 orbits around the Earth and 139,053,992 miles traveled, Koch returned to her home planet on Feb. 6, a few days after celebrating her 41st birthday among the stars.