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Year: 2014

Dec 1, 2014

Q&A on review and revision of the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone

Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University and chair of the EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee, provides answers to some questions about a proposed revision to the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. 

Nov 26, 2014

Parsons receives 2014 RJ Reynolds Award

Dr. Gregory Parsons, Alcoa Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of the Nanotechnology Initiative at North Carolina State University, has been selected as the 30th recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. 

Nov 26, 2014

NC State student chapter of AIChE wins Outstanding Student Chapter Award

The North Carolina State University student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers has been awarded the Outstanding Student Chapter Award for the 2013-2014 academic year. This is the 17th time the NC State student chapter has won this award in the last 19 years. 

Nov 24, 2014

First-year class boasts highest percentage of female engineers

NC State’s 2014 first-year engineering class includes the highest percentage of female students in university history — nearly 25 percent — which is an increase from 18 percent five years ago and 14 percent 10 years ago. 

Nov 21, 2014

Engineering Career Fair breaks records

The fall 2014 NC State Engineering Career Fair, which took place on September 30 and October 1 in the McKimmon Center on campus, was a huge success, surpassing attendance records for previous fairs. 

Nov 21, 2014

Researchers study impact of power prosthetic failures on amputees

Powered lower limb prosthetics hold promise for improving the mobility of amputees, but errors in the technology may also cause some users to stumble or fall. New research examines exactly what happens. 

Nov 19, 2014

TIMA technology is core to Samsung’s state-of-the-art Knox platform

Security technology developed by NC State computer science researchers, called TIMA, has been sub-licensed to Samsung through CellSentry Inc., an NC State start-up with support from the NC State Office of Technology Transfer. 

Nov 18, 2014

Cooper attends 2014 NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Dr. Matthew Cooper, teaching assistant professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering at North Carolina State University, was one of about 100 top young engineers attending the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 2014 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (US FOE) Oct. 26-29 in Irvine, Calif. 

Nov 13, 2014

Researchers find new way to move atomically thin semiconductors for use in extremely flexible devices

NC State researchers have developed a new way to transfer thin semiconductor films, which are only one atom thick, onto arbitrary substrates, paving the way for flexible computing or photonic devices. 

Nov 12, 2014

2 win Fulbright Scholar awards

Biomedical engineer Roger Narayan recently completed his Fulbright project at the Institute of Chemistry at the University of Sao Paulo in Brazil.