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Month: February 2021

diagram of how the catalyst works

Feb 26, 2021

New catalyst makes styrene manufacturing cheaper, greener

The work, co-led by researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is a big step forward for manufacturing a chemical used to make a wide variety of industrial materials. 

Feb 25, 2021

Take a virtual tour of Fitts-Woolard Hall

The NC State Alumni Association and the College of Engineering held a a virtual tour of Fitts-Woolard Hall, the latest engineering building on Centennial Campus. 

Copper wolves on central campus.

Feb 23, 2021

Jennifer Frix ’17 channels AI to promote fairness in banking

COE alumna Jennifer Frix works to ensures that Bank of America is following responsible AI practices including fairness, equality, transparency and privacy. 

Aerospace engineering students work in a lab

Feb 22, 2021

Applying written communication skills in engineering

Tarek Aziz, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, discusses the importance of written communication skills in the engineering field. 

NC State Bell Tower on a snow day

Feb 19, 2021

Inaugural cohort of Impact Scholars announced

Two College of Engineering faculty members are part of the inaugural cohort of Impact Scholars. 

Feb 17, 2021

New tech aims to tackle ‘disseminated intravascular coagulation’ blood disorder

NC State engineers have helped develop an experimental tool that addresses a blood disorder that proves fatal in many patients. 

masked students in silhouette

Feb 16, 2021

Four-university study focuses on student well-being during the pandemic

Led by faculty members in ISE, the study focuses on mental, emotional and physical health, in order to determine how universities can better support their students. 

microscopy image of SARS-CoV-2 viruses

Feb 15, 2021

Researchers demonstrate self-sterilizing polymers work against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19. 

Feb 12, 2021

Celebrating Black alumni

Gayle Lanier, who graduated with a bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, had a successful career in the industry and made it a point to give back to underrepresented NC State students interested in engineering. 

Four coronaviruses as viewed with an electron microscope

Feb 11, 2021

Study yields recommendations to prevent outbreaks from waterborne coronaviruses

Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again.