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Tag: electrical and computer engineering

Apr 25, 2019

New Technique Uses Power Anomalies to ID Malware in Embedded Systems

A new technique uses power fluctuations to detect malware that uses a system’s architecture to thwart traditional security measures. 

student with five meter antenna

Apr 2, 2019

New Study Demonstrates Radio Signal Benefits From Decades-Old Theory

Engineering researchers have demonstrated that a longstanding theoretical method called direct antenna modulation has real-world utility for boosting the quality of radio signals. 

Ziad Ali works on a circuit in his lab.

Mar 13, 2019

Brain Power

Ziad Ali aims to combine electrical engineering and neuroscience to treat disorders such as epilepsy and Parkinson's. The NC State senior will pursue a Ph.D. at Stanford thanks to a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship. 

foraminifera viewed through a microscope

Feb 6, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Can Identify Microscopic Marine Organisms

How AI advances can help us understand prehistoric oceans. 

light reflected on a window

Nov 28, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.