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Month: February 2021

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Feb 10, 2021

Martin-Vega elected to National Academy of Engineering

NC State Engineering Dean Louis Martin-Vega has been elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering in the 2021 class. 

Bird sits on top of the wolf statues outside Murphy Football Center

Feb 10, 2021

From Nash County to NASA

NC State engineering alumnus and NASA engineer Chad Brown is helping North Carolina teachers inspire current students through the NC Space Education Ambassadors program. 

Feb 9, 2021

Investigating opportunities

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Ph.D. student Srivatsan Ramesh reflects on the value of conducting informational interviews with former NC State graduate students and postdocs. 

Early morning sun cuts across the Memorial Belltower and Fall colors.

Feb 8, 2021

Make-A-Thon goes virtual

Six students from the College of Engineering were on winning teams during this year's virtual Make-A-Thon sustainability innovation competition. 

Gregory Washington on the campus of George Mason University.

Feb 5, 2021

Emanating leadership

Gregory Washington traces his pioneering path in academia to NC State, where he earned three degrees in mechanical engineering and worked to advance racial equity. 

The belltower on a cloudy day

Feb 4, 2021

Hsiao receives NSF CAREER Award

Lilian Hsiao, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, receives a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. 

Feb 4, 2021

NC State alumnus leads development of the first rapid at-home test-kit for COVID-19

Frankie Myers, director of engineering at Lucira Health and NC State alumnus, led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test-kit. He shares insights into the innovative process the company took to bring the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit to market.   

Feb 3, 2021

Chancellor names Innovator and Entrepreneur of the Year Award winners

Two College of Engineering professors were honored at NC State's 30th annual Celebration of Innovation — Robert Heath won the Innovator of the Year Award and Fred Kish won the Entrepreneur of the Year Award. 

campus gateway at sunrise

Feb 3, 2021

Frey selected for EPA science policy post

Chris Frey, the Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, has been appointed Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science Policy in EPA’s Office of Research and Development. 

Textile sensor can detect pressure points on the socket of a prosthetic limb.

Feb 2, 2021

Textile sensor patch, made with conductive yarns, could detect pressure points for amputees

NC State researchers sewed a soft, flexible sensor system to help map pressure points on an amputee's prosthesis.