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Year: 2013

Nov 25, 2013

North Carolina Solar Center announces “Solarize Raleigh” project

Following its endorsement by the Raleigh City Council, the North Carolina Solar Center is pleased to announce that it has received approval from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop and execute “Solarize Raleigh,” a solar group purchase program for the City of Raleigh. 

Nov 24, 2013

NC State engineering professor named Entrepreneur of the Year

Dr. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Power Semiconductor Research Center at North Carolina State University, has been honored with the Dr. John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year award. Each year, the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) at NC State honors an Entrepreneur and… 

Nov 24, 2013

Five from College of Engineering named University Faculty Scholars

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University was well represented on the list of 2013-14 University Faculty Scholars announced by Chancellor Randy Woodson on Nov. 22. Five faculty, or a quarter of this year’s list of scholars, are part of the College. The recognition and reward program is part of the university’s strategic… 

Nov 21, 2013

Ultrasound, nanoparticles may help diabetics avoid the needle

A new nanotechnology-based technique for regulating blood sugar in diabetics may give patients the ability to release insulin painlessly using a small ultrasound device, allowing them to go days between injections. 

Nov 21, 2013

NC State to offer one-year specialized Master of Supply Chain Engineering and Management

NC State University announced today a new one-year Master of Supply Chain Engineering and Management program (MSCEM), presented in partnership by the Poole College of Management’s Jenkins Graduate School and the College of Engineering’s Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). 

Nov 20, 2013

Rizkalla, Zia to receive ACI Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research

Dr. Sami Rizkalla and Dr. Paul Zia have been selected by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) to receive the ACI Chester Paul Siess Award for Excellence in Structural Research. 

Nov 20, 2013

Researchers integrate single-crystal BFO onto a silicon chip, open door to smart devices

Researchers from North Carolina State University have for the first time integrated a material called bismuth ferrite (BFO) as a single crystal onto a silicon chip, opening the door to a new generation of multifunctional, smart devices. 

Nov 19, 2013

New technique controls dimensions of gold nanorods while manufacturing on a large scale

North Carolina State University researchers have a developed a technique for efficiently producing nanoscale gold rods in large quantities while simultaneously controlling the dimensions of the nanorods and their optical properties. 

Nov 18, 2013

New approach advances wireless power transfer for vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” that can recharge electric vehicles wirelessly as the vehicles drive by. 

Nov 14, 2013

New approach advances wireless power transfer for vehicles

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed new technology and techniques for transmitting power wirelessly from a stationary source to a mobile receiver – moving engineers closer to their goal of creating highway “stations” that can recharge electric vehicles wirelessly as the vehicles drive by.