Stories From Jun 2020

Jun 26, 2020  |  Research

NC State receives $7.4 million from NIEHS to study PFAS toxicity, bioaccumulation and remediation

Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a five-year, $7.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program to establish a Center for Environmental and Human Health Effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).

Jun 19, 2020  |  Students

What Is Juneteenth?

The roots of Juneteenth, or Emancipation Day, can be traced to Texas in 1865.

Jun 18, 2020  |  Students

Guiding young businesses to success

With experiential learning programs and funding opportunities, NC State Entrepreneurship helps students turn their ideas into reality.

Jun 12, 2020  |  Research

New approach to DNA data storage makes system more dynamic, scalable

Researchers are laying out a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems.

Jun 11, 2020  |  Research

Low-cost cameras could be sensors to remotely monitor crop stress

Researchers from CALS and COE, led by postdoctoral research scholar Paula Ramos-Giraldo, have worked together to construct a low-cost camera system to monitor crop stress remotely. Their StressCam will aid researchers, plant breeders and ultimately farmers.

Jun 10, 2020

A personal statement from Dean Martin-Vega for the College of Engineering community

Dean Louis Martin-Vega shares a personal statement with College of Engineering students, faculty members, staff members and alumni in the wake of protests against racial injustice across the country.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Students

Internships adapt: Data curation at the Museum of Natural Sciences

Among the many rippling effects of the coronavirus pandemic, some students have found themselves without the internships that they had planned on taking on over the summer.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Research

Fewer cars mean more hand sanitizer

NC State partners with Novozymes to make a product once taken for granted – hand sanitizer.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Research

‘Artificial chemist’ combines AI, robotics to conduct autonomous R&D

Combining AI and robotics to advance materials R&D and manufacturing.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Work by faculty members and students has made a difference for healthcare workers

Faculty members and students in the College of Engineering are wrapping up months of work spent creating personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.