engineering

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 14, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

DeSimone Named Recipient of 22nd Heinz Award

Joseph DeSimone has been named the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in the Technology, the Economy and Employment category.

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.

Aug 30, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Set New Bar For Water-Splitting, CO2-Splitting Techniques

Researchers boost efficiency of techniques for splitting water to create hydrogen gas and splitting CO2 to create carbon monoxide.

Aug 15, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Look Ma, No Hands: Researchers Use Vacuum for Hands-Free Patterning of Liquid Metal

NC State engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.

Aug 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Benefits of Advanced Wood-Burning Stoves Greater Than Thought

Research finds that advanced wood-burning stoves designed for use in the developing world can reduce air pollution more than anticipated.

Aug 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Microbot Origami Can Capture, Transport Single Cells

Microscopic cubes can be assembled and pre-programmed to change their shape and perform a variety of tasks, paving the way for soft biomimetic devices.

Aug 2, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

New Tool Increases Adaptability, Autonomy of ‘Skyrim’ Nonplayer Characters

A new tool can be used to create Skyrim nonplayer characters (NPCs) that allow for more variability and flexibility in game play.

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.