electrical and computer engineering

Nov 28, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Intelligent Framework Aims To Optimize Data Transfer in 5G Networks

New tech is designed to allow cellular communication nodes in 5G systems to partition bandwidth more efficiently in order to improve end-to-end data transmission rates.

Oct 3, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Electric Car Charger Is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech

A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’

A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.

Jul 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Model Fuses Social Media, Remote Sensing Data With Goal of Identifying Nuclear Threats

A new model allows researchers to draw on normally incompatible data sets, such as satellite imagery and social media posts, to answer questions about what is happening in targeted locations.

May 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input

NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.

Oct 17, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Techniques Boost Performance of Non-Volatile Memory Systems

Researchers have developed new software and hardware designs that should limit programming errors and improve system performance in devices that use non-volatile memory (NVM) technologies.

Sep 18, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Streaming on a Wireless Power Connection: Integrated High-Speed Data and Wireless Power Transfer

New system can simultaneously deliver watts of power and transmit data at rates high enough to stream video over the same wireless connection.

Sep 13, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Manufacturing Process for SiC Power Devices Opens Market to More Competition

Researchers are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.

Jul 24, 2017  |  The Abstract

NASA Grant Funds Research Into Tracking UAVs

A new, NASA-funded project at NC State aims to develop new tools for navigation and surveillance of manned aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

Jul 5, 2017  |  The Abstract

From Transformers to Autonomous Systems

How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.

Jul 5, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds ‘Smart’ Transformers Could Make Reliable Smart Grid a Reality

A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.

Jun 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Design Improves Performance of Flexible Wearable Electronics

New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections - and keep devices working - even after a thousand flexes.

Jun 1, 2017  |  The Abstract

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.

Mar 22, 2017  |  The Abstract

Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering

A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.

Feb 27, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tracking the Movement of Cyborg Cockroaches

Research offers new insights into how far and how fast cyborg cockroaches – or biobots – move when exploring new spaces. The work moves researchers closer to their goal of using biobots to explore collapsed buildings and other spaces in order to identify survivors.