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August 9, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $600,000 grant to UNC Charlotte Electrical and Computer Engineering Department researchers for the project “Intelligent Energy Efficient Spectrum Access for Wireless IoT.” The principal investigator for the project will be Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie. The co-principal investigators will be Dr. Tao Han and Dr. Thomas Weldon. The project summary is as follows:
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July 26, 2017

Charlotte Banks - a regional research initiative led by Dr. Gloria Elliott of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte focused on making more organs available for transplant, is the topic on this video edition of “Inside UNC Charlotte”.

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July 5, 2017

Participating in the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s 2017 University Design Challenge, a team of UNC Charlotte engineering students received honorable mention for its ‘navigation intent and size/form factor’ work. The purposed of the competition was to help the Air Force solve a critical problem for the nation’s military and Special Operations community.

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July 3, 2017

UNC Charlotte researchers have worked in the field of freeform optics for more than 10 years. In that time, numerous advances have been made that are now creating a whole new world of optical applications and fundamentally changing the way optical devices are designed. Undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from the Lee College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are working collaboratively on research and application of these new technologies.

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July 2, 2017

Through his undergraduate studies, senior design project, graduate thesis, summer internships, a job and now a position as a research faculty member, the one constant for Dr. Joseph Owen has been freeform optics. He has learned about them, made them, applied them, measured them and is now researching how to advance them to the next level.