Recent Updates

ASSIST, Profusa to co-develop bandage oxygen reader for PAD patients

Monday, February 6, 2017

Profusa Inc. and ASSIST Center Awarded $1.5M NIH Grant to Co-Develop Ultrathin, Wearable, Wireless, Oxygen Monitor for Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and RALEIGH, N.C., February 6, 2017 —
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Amanda Myers, Graduate Research Assistant at ASSIST, demonstrates a prototype to Anita Watkins, Chair of the Industry Advisory Board, and Alex Obiol, Park Scholar Class of 2022

ASSIST Center holds Successful 2017 Industry Meeting at NC State

Monday, January 30, 2017

On January 26-27, ASSIST welcomed more than 130 guests representing seven universities and 30 companies to the Hunt Library for the 2017 ASSIST Industry Meeting. Guests heard updates about ongoing projects and emerging
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Dr. Alper Bozkurt

Alper Bozkurt Receives 2016 IEEE Sensors Council Young Professional Award

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

    Congratulations, Dr. Bozkurt!   Today, the IEEE Sensors Council honored Dr. Alper Bozkurt as recipient of the 2016 Young Professional Award. ASSIST is privileged to benefit from Dr. Bozkurt’s hard work
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ASSIST Hosts Successful Workshop at Wireless Health Conference 2016

Monday, October 31, 2016

  On Tuesday, October 25, the ASSIST engineering research center welcomed 50 guests to the workshop Prototype to Patient Treatment: Promoting Dialogue on risk, regulation, safety, privacy, security, and social acceptability in biomedical
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Namita Lokare, ASSIST student, presents at 2016 Analytics Experience Conference by SAS

Thursday, September 15, 2016

ASSIST is proud to congratulate Namita Lokare for being selected as a finalist in the Student Poster Contest by SAS.  Namita is one of only six students awarded an all-expense paid trip to present
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Alex Hsain wins 1st place & IMPACT Award at 2016 Appalachian Energy Summit

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ASSIST is proud to extend a hearty congratulations to Alex Hsain for winning 1st place in the undergraduate research poster competition at the 2016 Appalachian Energy Summit. Hsain was also named the inaugural
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Pride of the Wolfpack!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Elena Veety for winning the “Pride of the Wolfpack ” award for her contributions to ASSIST as the Center’s Education Director.

Yong Zhu Group wins award at IDTechEX

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Congratulations to the Yong Zhu Group for winning the Best Wearable Material/Component Development Award at IDTechEx Wearable USA Conference 2015 for Wearable Dry Electrodes for Electrophysiological Sensing.  For more information on this award and The
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President Spellings Visits ASSIST Research Center

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

UNC President Margaret Spellings visited the ASSIST research center on April 20, 2016.  Faculty and students alike were engaged and presented innovative product demonstrations. ASSIST also received a tweet from @MargaretEdu commending ASSIST’s “Incredible research
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ASSIST student, Francisco Suarez, wins award

Friday, March 4, 2016

Francisco Suarez, an ASSIST student advised by Professor Mehmet Ozturk, won the 2nd place poster award at the 2016 FLEX conference in Monterey, CA for his work on flexible thermoelectric devices.

Veena Misra to present at TEDxRaleigh, 2016!

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Two NC State faculty members are among 13 locals selected to present at TEDxRaleigh 2016, an event designed to showcase the best and the brightest of Raleigh thinkers, tinkers and revolutionary visionaries. Additional information
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Alper Bozkurt receives NSF CAREER Award!

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Alper Bozkurt, on receiving the Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty
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Annual Industry Workshop

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

ASSIST is gearing up for for the 4th annual industry workshop.  This event gathers faculty researchers and students from all our partner institutions at Florida International University to show technology demonstrations and prototypes
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Algorithm Interprets Breathing Difficulties to Aid in Medical Care

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

“Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an efficient algorithm that can interpret the wheezing of patients with breathing difficulties to give medical providers information about what’s happening in the lungs. The
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ASSIST Kenan Fellows Make Waves in East Wake

Thursday, August 20, 2015

“ZEBULON – Esta Lampkin, a seventh-grade science teacher at Zebulon Middle School, has spent her summer hooked up to an invention that could save lives. As part of the Kenan Fellowship, Lampkin and
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MAS Holdings Joins ASSIST Center as Industry Partner – 8/11/2015

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

  MAS Holdings, an award-winning Sri Lankan based world-leading Design-to-Delivery Solution Provider within the Apparel and Textile Manufacturing industry, has joined ASSIST Center as an Associate industry partner.  With a long-running legacy in
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ASSIST Students Push Toward Sleep Apnea Innovation

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) – the most common form of sleep apnea – is a disorder characterized by blockage of airflow during sleep and affects more than 12 million people in the U.S.
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ASSIST Teams with Bright Wolf, IoT Innovation Afoot – 7/6/2015

Monday, July 6, 2015

Bright Wolf, LLC, a Research Triangle based Internet of Things software company, has joined ASSIST as an Affiliate Industry member.  With specialization in IoT application development, systems integration and solutions delivery, Bright Wolf
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Semprius Partners with ASSIST – 7/1/2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

  Semprius, an innovator in high concentration photovoltaic (HCPV) solar modules, has joined ASSIST as the newest Industry Partner.  With record setting research and development in small, high efficiency solar cells, Semprius is
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Researchers Gain Best Paper Award – Prove Need for ASSIST Technologies – 6/25/15 2:00 p.m.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Hosted on the reputable MIT campus, the IEEE Body Sensor Networks Conference 2015 brought a diverse group of military and corporate entities along with academic researchers and physicians together in an open colloquium. 
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ASSIST Teams with RTI International – 6/3/2015 – 10:25 a.m.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

ASSIST Teams with RTI International Situated as a leader in the Research Triangle Park, RTI International has increasingly become a conductor of scientific discovery, growing from a few scientists at inception to over
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The Pulse – Spring/Summer 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Pulse – Spring/Summer 2015 Edition – has been released! Boasting updates on research, education and industry activities, the latest version of The Pulse – ASSIST Center’s newsletter – offers a great insight into
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ASSIST Welcomes SAS as Industry Partner

Thursday, April 9, 2015

SAS®, leader in business analytics software and services and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market, has joined the ASSIST community as a full Industry Partner.  Taking root from NC State
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ASSIST Researchers Win “Best Paper” Award at HPCA 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

March 3, 2015, 12:30 pm – The 21st annual Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) held in early February 2015 brought a large crowd
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ASSIST Welcomes Jason Strohmaier as Chief Systems Engineer

Monday, March 2, 2015

ASSIST Welcomes Jason Strohmaier as Chief Systems Engineer March 2nd, 2015, 3:00 pm – The NSF Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) welcomes Jason Strohmaier, a
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Tom Snyder Speaks to NSF at CES

Friday, February 13, 2015

The 2015 Las Vegas, NV based Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which hosted a myriad of technology and innovation companies, brought a record breaking number of visitors.  Innovation and forward-looking development are at the forefront of
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Smashing Boxes joins ASSIST Center – January 20, 2015

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Smashing Boxes joins ASSIST Center Smashing Boxes, a creative technology company based in the heart of Durham, NC, has officially joined as an Industry Member with the ASSIST Center.  Smashing Boxes has a
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Industry Liaison Tom Snyder Discusses The Scoop

Friday, January 16, 2015

Industry Liaison Tom Snyder discusses the full Scoop of the ASSIST Center and our vision of wearable, low-power health monitors with reporters at the Consumer Electronics Show in January 2015.   For more
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MANN + HUMMEL Joins ASSIST

Thursday, January 15, 2015

MANN + HUMMEL Joins ASSIST – January 15, 2015 MANN+HUMMEL, a German based front-runner in automotive filtration and components research and production, has joined ASSIST as an Industry Member.  Possessing over 70 years
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The Pulse – ASSIST Center Fall/Winter Newsletter

Monday, December 22, 2014

The Pulse – Fall / Winter 2014 – 15 Edition – has been released!   Boasting updates on research, education and industry activities, the latest version of The Pulse – ASSIST Center’s newsletter –
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