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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. 

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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. 

Dec 15, 2021

Sweat-Powered Wearable Sensors Land NC State Researcher on Newsweek’s Inaugural ‘Greatest Disruptors’ List

Newsweek recognized Amay J. Bandodkar for his work on wearable battery-free sensors and skin-friendly wearable batteries.  

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Oct 25, 2021

New Synthesis Process Paves Way for More Efficient Lasers, LEDs

A new process uses existing techniques to make more efficient LEDs and lasers. 

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Sep 13, 2021

Researchers Develop Toolkit to Test Apple Security, Find Vulnerability

New toolkit allows users to test the hardware security of Apple devices. 

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Aug 30, 2021

New Design Kit Opens Door to Next Generation of Chips

The kit is being made freely available to encourage growth and innovation in the field. 

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes 6 Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells.