Stories From 2016

Dec 21, 2016  |  Alumni

Aerospace engineering alumna returns to campus to talk about her role on the Boeing 737MAX

Erin Henderson, a flight test engineer with Boeing and 2002 NC State aerospace engineering (AE) graduate, visited NC State’s campus on November 10 to speak with students and faculty members in the College of Engineering.

Dec 20, 2016  |  Research

NC State to Play Workforce Training Role in National Biopharmaceutical Initiative

North Carolina State University is part of a new initiative aimed at advancing U.S. leadership in the biopharmaceutical sector.

Dec 13, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Three NC State faculty named fellows by National Academy of Inventors

Three faculty members at North Carolina State University are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical Engineering; Ruben Carbonell, Frank Hawkins Kenan Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering; and Frances S. Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Joint NC State-UNC Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Dec 13, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Six Engineering Faculty Members Named 2016-17 University Faculty Scholars

NC State University Chancellor Randy Woodson announced the 2016-17 class of University Faculty Scholars on Nov. 30. Of the 22 recipients from this year’s class, six are from the College of Engineering.

Dec 12, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

Augustyn receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Veronica Augustyn, assistant professor of materials science and engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty members in science and engineering.

Dec 8, 2016  |  Alumni

Young startup receives big honor

NC State alumni Tyler Confrey-Maloney and Steve Gray received the prestigious Voices in Solidarity award for Undercover Colors this week in New York City.

Dec 5, 2016  |  Research

NC State chosen as new site for NSF center in phase II

NC State University has been selected as a new site of the existing Center for Hybrid Multicore Productivity Research (CHMPR) IUCRC. The new NC State site, which opened on September 1, is hosted in the Laboratory for Science of Technologies for End-to-End Enablement of Data (STEED) in the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering.

Dec 5, 2016  |  Research

Outfitting the Future

Wearable technology is about more than smartwatches or counting steps. Across NC State, researchers are using it to solve problems — monitoring heart rate and environmental dangers, powering electronic devices, delivering medications, building better prosthetics and improving safety.

Dec 1, 2016  |  Gifts

Gift creates new opportunities for veterans studying at NC State

Supporting student veterans at NC State University is a cause close to Mark Carter’s heart. As a radar technician in the Marine Corps, Carter realized he had an aptitude for electronics and knew he wanted to further his education in NC State’s College of Engineering.

Dec 1, 2016  |  Research

New findings boost promise of molybdenum sulfide for hydrogen catalysis

Researchers from NC State University, Duke University and Brookhaven National Laboratory have found that molybdenum sulfide (MoS2) holds more promise than previously thought as a catalyst for producing hydrogen to use as a clean energy source.