Stories From Aug 2019

Aug 30, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

What does the universe look like?

What does the universe look like? How do astronauts sleep? What are the planets named after? Google Autocomplete suggests the most common searches on the internet. We asked NC State Sciences professor Katie Mack and NC State Engineering professor Laura Bottomley to answer some popular out-of-this-world questions. Listen and learn as they talk about everything from what…

Aug 29, 2019  |  Students

Envisioning Research contest winners offer glimpses of discovery

Researchers use images to learn about the world around us and to help viewers engage with the work of discovery.

Aug 29, 2019  |  Research

New $27 million grant to focus on the future of biomanufacturing

Funding from the Novo Nordisk Foundation will advance innovation in biopharmaceuticals.

Aug 28, 2019  |  Students

Yoga instructor transforms passion into a lifestyle

Chemical engineering major, Shaily Shah ‘22, has developed a passion for yoga. Through every pose and breathing exercise, she aims to share the practice of yoga with others.

Aug 28, 2019  |  Research

Using Wi-Fi like sonar to measure speed and distance of indoor movement

A new technique for measuring speed and distance in indoor environments could be used to improve navigation and gaming technologies.

Aug 26, 2019  |  Research

Constructing more than buildings

Min Liu, associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, educates students and leads conversations about construction project management locally and internationally, with support from the Edward I. Weisiger Distinguished Scholar endowed faculty position.

Aug 23, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

Allbritton leaving Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Dr. Nancy Allbritton, Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, will step down from her position as chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) on Oct. 31.

Aug 23, 2019  |  Alumni

Astronaut and alumna to hold live video Q&A from space

Christina Koch will talk with students through a live video downlink on Friday, Aug. 30. Catch all the action at Talley Student Union.

Aug 21, 2019  |  Research

Inside NC State’s leading-edge 3D printing hub

NC State’s Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics pushes the boundaries of 3D printing to solve complex research problems.

Aug 16, 2019  |  Students

Space Grant Program paves the way to the stars

North Carolina Space Grant supports STEM education statewide through student scholarships, startup funding and educational activities.