Graduate student places as finalist in Collegiate Inventors Competition
Sangchul Roh, a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at North Carolina State University, was placed as one of six finalists in the graduate student portion of the Collegiate Inventors Competition. Roh, who is advised by Dr. Orlin Velev, INVISTA Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was nominated for his submission “Elastic Biocompatible Inks.”
Researchers find diffusion plays unusual signaling role in Drosophila embryos
Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.
Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma
Researchers have developed a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model.
Goodnight Spotlight: Neill Robson
Dive deep into the imaginative mind of Raleigh native, Neill Robson ’19.
College names Distinguished Engineering Alumni for 2017
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University named the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award winners for 2017. The recipients are Basil Hassan, senior manager of the Thermal, Fluid, and Aero Sciences Group for Sandia National Laboratories and Alan S. Icenhour, associate laboratory director for the Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Tech increases microfluidic research data output 100-fold
Researchers have developed a technique that allows users to collect 100 times more spectrographic information per day from microfluidic devices, compared to the previous industry standard.
Zikry receives ASME Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award
Dr. Mohammed Zikry, the Zan Prevost Smith Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputees
Study shows adaptive robotic prosthesis could be helpful to amputees attempting to adapt to real-world situations, like carrying a backpack.
Researchers receive grant to study GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents
NC State researchers will lead study on GenX exposure in New Hanover County residents
Reyhanoglu will lead Joint UNC Asheville-NC State Engineering Programs in Asheville
Dr. Mahmut Reyhanoglu has been named the new director of the joint UNC Asheville-NC State Engineering Programs. These include the 2+2 program with two years on each campus, and the mechatronics engineering program where students study for all four years on UNC Asheville’s campus.