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.
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.
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).
From Transformers to Autonomous Systems
How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.
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.
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.
Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?
Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine.
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.
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.
Researchers Develop Wearable, Low-Cost Sensor to Measure Skin Hydration
NC State researchers have developed a wearable, wireless sensor that can monitor a person’s skin hydration for use in applications that need to detect dehydration before it poses a health problem.