An open modeling approach to support energy and climate policy
Researchers are developing an open-source computer model that can be used to inform the development of national energy and climate policies.
Students learn about renewable energy during study abroad trip to Iceland
In Iceland, pillars of steam rise from the earth, while nearby waterfalls and rivers rush through the dark mountainous landscapes and past glaciers covered in volcanic ash. For 11 NC State College of Engineering students on a study abroad trip, it felt like they were in a different world.
Portable tech sniffs out plant disease in the field
Researchers have developed portable technology that allows farmers to identify plant diseases in the field. The handheld device, which is plugged into a smartphone, works by sampling the airborne volatile organic compounds that plants release through their leaves.
2019 UGPN Research Collaboration Fund awarded
The University Global Partnership Network recently awarded the eighth round of the annual Research Collaboration Fund to nine projects between the consortium’s universities. NC State is represented on six of the funded projects this year.
Using virtual reality to create new tech for first responders
Virtual reality allows researchers to develop and test new technologies for first responders without putting lives at risk.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund helps turn NC State research into real-world solutions
Six projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) this year, a pivotal tool for helping promising NC State research reach its market potential. The work of this year’s CIF awardees ranges from a novel technique for infusing coffee into foods to groundbreaking developments in disease treatment.
Industrial engineering alumni elected chair and second vice chair to NC State’s Board of Trustees
Four distinguished alumni have been elected to serve in leadership positions on NC State’s Board of Trustees. Two are industrial engineering alumni: Thomas E. Cabaniss has been elected chair, and Edward I. “Ed” Weisiger Jr. has been elected second vice chair.
New tool tackles uncertainty in military logistics planning
A new model can help military leaders better account for logistical risk and uncertainty during operational planning and execution.
New Global Leadership and Team Decision Making minor
The Global Leadership minor is designed to provide students with a unique and impactful experience while preparing them to lead in diverse settings.
Chasing the moon
A decisive victory in the moon race came 50 years ago this summer. In July 1969, NASA landed the first man on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission. Key in that achievement were dozens of NC State alumni.