Big data for better sweet potatoes
An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweet potatoes to increase the percentage of sweet potatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.
Researchers incorporate computer vision, uncertainty into AI for robotic prosthetics
New software aims to improve robotic prosthetics.
Controlling artificial cilia with magnetic fields and light
Researchers have made remotely-controlled, artificial cilia that bend into new shapes, then return to their original shape.
NC State partners with CESMII to promote ‘smart’ technologies in paper manufacturing, other industries
NC State and the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) have launched the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center (SMIC) to provide new opportunities for the paper industry and academia to facilitate their digital transformation, Industrial Internet of Things, and analytical innovation initiatives.
Huang, Husseini and Shannon named Outstanding Teachers
Three faculty members in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have been named recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Award for 2019-20.
Shirwaiker and Veety named Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award recipients
Drs. Rohan Shirwaiker and Elena Veety have been announced as the winners of this year’s George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award, given by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.
Six NC State entrepreneurs selected for the 2020 Miller Fellowship
Each year, NC State Entrepreneurship selects a new cohort of Miller Fellows, a program that supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their venture full-time after graduation. The six May graduates selected represent 4 university colleges and five unique startups.
Scoville Fellowship allows NC State alumnus to work on nonproliferation and nuclear security in the Middle East
Jacob Sebastian is one of just three recent college graduates in the nation to earn a spring 2020 Scoville Fellowship, and he will work for the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) in Washington, D.C.
Research of particular relevance
Daniel Haller knew when he came to NC State two years ago he wanted to study global infectious diseases, to pursue undergraduate, master and Ph.D. degrees that would advance research in that field. What the Park Scholar from Waxhaw, North Carolina, didn’t know was that his sophomore year here would be almost completely interrupted.
NC State students win Goldwater Scholarships
Three undergraduates receive the nation’s preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering.