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ASSIST Center looks to a self-sufficient future

Nine years in, the Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) has continued to lead the way in developing flexible, self-powering and wearable devices that will help both physicians and patients in monitoring human health across fields.
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North Carolina State University Industry Expansion Solutions Receives $5 Million Dollar Grant from the Department of Defense

On August 13, 2021, the Department of Defense’s Office of Local Defense Community Cooperation (OLDCC), following a competitive selection process, announced that the state of North Carolina was selected to receive the designation as one of five “Defense Manufacturing Communities” in the nation during FY2020. 

Student earns elite spot at national lab for wearable medical device research

Travis Peters, a doctoral candidate in materials science and engineering at ASSIST Partner Institution Penn State, will spend a year researching wearable electronics for medical use at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as part of an elite program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.

NC-COMP to Offer Human Performance Tech and Services to Military Organizations

A newly launched consortium led by RTI International and comprised of more than 25 North Carolina-based academic, industry, nonprofit and state government organizations will bring together expertise from a variety of fields to offer world-class human performance solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD).

2021 Summer Programs Finish in Spectacular Presentation

The ASSIST Center hosts teachers and high school and undergraduate students each summer for several weeks of intensive research experiences. Working either at the Centennial...
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Student researchers from across U.S. get back in the field through REUs

While the summer of 2020 kept many students home, undergraduate engineering students from across the nation made the most of this summer through the Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs, including two at the College of Engineering.
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Raleigh medtech VitalFlo lands $2.14M, aims to scale, add jobs

VitalFlo, a predictive medicine platform that emerged from patient care and research experiences of advisors Dr. Michelle Hernandez and Dr. David Peden of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and colleagues at North Carolina State University, has raised $2.14 million in seed funding in a round led by Geekdom Fund.