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Center for IoT Engineering & Innovation

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Center for IoT Engineering & Innovation

The Center for IOT Engineering and Innovation, CIEI’s mission is to enable and facilitate the research and development of IoT solutions for a wide range of domains, from environmental monitoring to water management, from smart farming to smart agriculture, frome intelligent transportation to smart cities and many more. The CIEI developed and managed Platform for IoT Open Networks (PITON) provides communities, researchers, educators, and students the tools needed to develop, test, and manage IoT solutions. PITON’s footprint covers over 1,000 square miles of Eastern North Carolina and is rapidly growing.

We believe innovation resides at the intersection of community needs, researcher curiosity, and student enthusiasm. Through PITON and our expertise, CIEI provides the technologies needed to bring bright ideas to life.

Join an expanding community of innovators, be part of a growing portfolio of projects, change the quality of life and the economic opportunities for your community and those of others.

CIEI’s Impact

22+ Projects
9+ Gateways
12+ Proposals
20+ Collaborators
20+ Students

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Ciprian Popoviciu

East Carolina University
College of Engineering and Technology
Science & Technology Building,
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

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