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Year: 2019

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Jan 23, 2019

Ligler gives advice on making the most out of tech transfer efforts

This month, Fran Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, gives advice on making the most out of tech transfer efforts. 

robotic prosthetics

Jan 17, 2019

Reinforcement learning expedites ‘tuning’ of robotic prosthetics

New research may allow patients to walk with prosthetic legs in minutes, rather than the hours 

Memorial Belltower and magnolia on a snowy Feb. day.

Jan 15, 2019

College places in top 10 of Best Online Programs

The online engineering and information technology programs offered by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University are both among the top such programs in the country, according to 2019 US News & World Report rankings of the Best Online Programs. 

New technique turns smartphones, thumb drives, and other electronics into "your own personal radiation detector."

Jan 10, 2019

New technique offers rapid assessment of radiation exposure

A new technique that allows authorities to assess radiation exposure in about an hour using an insulator material found in most modern electronics. 

Inside the IBM Q Network. (Photo: Connie Zhou)

Jan 9, 2019

NC State names executive director, chief scientist for IBM Q Hub

Daniel Stancil, Alcoa Distinguished Professor and head of NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be executive director of the new IBM Quantum Computing Hub on Centennial Campus, and Patrick Dreher, research professor in the Department of Computer Science and associate faculty member in the Department of Physics, will be the hub’s chief scientist. 

KeJuan Weaver (foreground), Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller discuss the impact of philanthropy at Red and White Night 2018.

Jan 9, 2019

Philanthropy helps ‘what if’ become ‘what is’ for 2013 graduates

KeJuan Weaver, Hillary Spangler and Andrew Miller have turned “what if” into “what is” since graduating from NC State in 2013. See how this impressive group of alumni has embraced Think and Do. 

image of Malcolm Benitz

Jan 9, 2019

Recent graduates credit NC State Think and Do with healthcare startup success

One of the vexing problems in health care is how to securely and effectively share patient medical information among care providers. Medicom, a Raleigh-based startup – whose founders were NC State University undergraduate students when they began developing their startup […] 

Melissa and Jeff Williams (L) celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Caldwell Fellows Program with Gerald Hawkins and Bill Sternbergh.

Jan 8, 2019

Gift from Caldwell alumnus establishes the Gerald Hawkins Experiential Learning Fund

A gift from program alumnus Jeff Williams (ME '85) will ensure life-changing experiences at the Center for Creative Leadership for future Fellows. 

Woman sleeping under mosquito net.

Jan 7, 2019

For first time, researchers can measure insecticide on surface of mosquito nets

Researchers from NC State and the CDC have come up with a technique to measure how much insecticide is found on the surface of mosquito nets – paving the way for efforts to determine how long the nets are effective.