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illustration shows the shape of a brain, but made up of circuits.

Dec 4, 2023

AI Networks Are More Vulnerable to Malicious Attacks Than Previously Thought

A study finds AI tools are more vulnerable than previously thought to targeted attacks that effectively force AI systems to make bad decisions. 

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Sep 25, 2023

New Method Helps AI Navigate 3D Space Using 2D Images

The new method builds on existing techniques, making them significantly more accurate. 

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Jun 1, 2023

New Method Improves Efficiency of ‘Vision Transformer’ AI Systems

The work also improves the vision transformer AI's ability to identify, classify and segment objects in images. 

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Apr 17, 2023

Researchers Help AI Express Uncertainty to Improve Health Monitoring Tech

The new approach is used in a tool that improves the ability of electronic devices to detect when a human patient is coughing. 

The flight crew of Artemis II: Mission specialist Christina Koch, pilot Victor Glover, commander Reid Wiseman and mission specialist Jeremy Hansen.

Apr 4, 2023

‘We’re Headed for the Moon’

Just after Christina Koch learned last month that she had been selected for NASA’s Artemis II project — becoming the first woman to travel around the moon and back as part of a four-member crew — the pioneering NASA astronaut and three-time NC State graduate was told to limit sharing the news to only a few… 

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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. 

From left, Nathan Woodward, Aram Amassian and Tonhui Wang examine a microscope slide. The three wear white lab coats, and Wang, who is holding the slide, wears black gloves.

Nov 3, 2022

Integrating Robotics, Materials Science to Capture Solar Energy

By researching more effective solar panels cells, an NC State team is establishing more inclusive, accessible ways to do science. 

Artist's rendering of Wolfspeed plant.

Oct 19, 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. 

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Sep 6, 2022

Researchers Demonstrate New, More Energy-Efficient Devices Using Gallium Nitride

The devices are made possible by a unique technique for “doping” gallium nitride in a controlled way. 

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Jul 11, 2022

AI Researchers Tackle Longstanding ‘Data Heterogeneity’ Problem for Federated Learning

The new approach allows users to develop accurate AI models more quickly and accurately. 

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May 16, 2022

New Approach Allows for Faster Ransomware Detection

The approach detects a broad range of ransomware far more quickly than previous systems. 

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Apr 5, 2022

New Technique Offers Faster Security for Non-Volatile Memory Tech

Researchers used a hybrid hardware-software approach to improve file system security for NVMs. 

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Mar 2, 2022

Researchers Show They Can Steal Data During Homomorphic Encryption

Homomorphic encryption is considered a next generation data security technology. 

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Feb 1, 2022

Technique Smooths Path for ‘Federated Learning’ AI Training in Wireless Devices

The technique drastically reduces the size of data transmissions, creating new opportunities for wireless AI training. 

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Jan 26, 2022

Technique Improves AI Ability to Understand 3D Space Using 2D Images

The work would help autonomous vehicles navigate in relation to other vehicles.