Design Day

ECE Senior Design Day is held every semester on the campus of NC State University, showcasing this semesters’ many student projects.  The event is open to everybody.

Design Day Spring 2019








Date: Friday, April 26, 2019

Student Showcase: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Awards Ceremony: 3:15pm

Parking and location map

Location: McKimmon Conference & Training Center

Address:   1101 Gorman Street
Raleigh, NC 27606

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Proposed Project Showcase Floor Map

The course itself represents the culmination of the students’ engineering education as it calls on them to employ their engineering skills in designing solutions to real-world problems.

Dr. Rachana Gupta

Teaching Associate Professor; Associate Director, Electrical & Computer Engineering Design Center

Upcoming Spring 2109 Projects and Categories include:

ECE 485 - Project Demonstrations Listing
Audio & Imaging Solutions

  • Aquatic Image Recognition
  • BIG EARS Infrasound Geographic Estimation and Ranging System
  • Dynamic Exhibits using Projected AR
  • Rise of the Robots – Automated Signals Analysis for Classroom Technology
  • Work Tools Recognition w/ Computer Vision


Consumer Solutions & Home Automation

  • Prius Instrument Cluster Programmer
  • Robotic Stair-traversing Universal Cleaning Companion
  • Screendoor – Landline Call Filtering System
  • Smartkart
  • Stair Surfer
  • Uber Printer


Energy Management & Communication

  • Hybrid Battery Storage Design
  • Inverter Interface Hardware and Software
  • IOT Surge Protection Device
  • LiFi Communication
  • Power Line Carrier – Frequency Modulation Communication System
  • Renewable Energy Battery Monitor


Industry Solutions

  • Aircraft DC Contactor Tester
  • Automated Robotic Magnetic Flux Mapper
  • FPGA Programmable Limit Switch
  • Line Pole Lean Detection Device
  • RF Antenna Lab Remote Automation


Modeling & Control for Industry & Education

  • Cancer Mutation Emulator
  • CTN Telescope Project: Commander Safety
  • CTN Telescope Project: Observing Director
  • Don’t Ovary-Act
  • FREEDM Smart Grid Game
  • Water Quality Educational Device


Wearable Technology

  • Bluetooth Braille Watch
  • EKG Armband
  • Smart Canine Bite Sleeve
  • Tactile Timepiece for the Visually Impaired
  • TEG Cycling Sleeve


Past Design Day

Spring 2018 Design Day showcased 49 different ECE projects. Event pictures are posted here. A video recap from this and other previous Design Days can be seen below.

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