Skip to main content

Month: September 2021

Photos of winning students.

Sep 30, 2021

Four engineering students win energy pitch competition

Students pitched their energy-saving ideas during NC State Energy Week. 

NC State Bell Tower in the fall

Sep 29, 2021

College announces winners of 2021 Graduate Programs Awards

Three graduate students were recognized for their achievements in leadership, teaching and research. 

NC State gateway at sunset.

Sep 28, 2021

Liquid metal coating creates effective antiviral, antimicrobial fabric

A liquid gallium-based antiviral and antimicrobial fabric coating eradicated 99% of several common pathogens within five minutes. 

Aerial photograph of the ocean, beach, dunes, a highway, and then wetlands.

Sep 28, 2021

Quantifying change on barrier islands highlights the value of storms

Researchers have developed a way to quantify landscape changes on barrier islands. What they found may surprise you. 

Chris Frey (left) and Joe DeCarolis (right)

Sep 23, 2021

CCEE faculty members nominated for key White House roles

Christopher Frey and Joseph DeCarolis have been nominated for roles at the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy. 

Photo of table full of computer parts.

Sep 22, 2021

Model advances understanding of incorporating 3D printing into supply chains

Spare parts are a headache for supply chains. 3D printing may help. But it's complicated. 

A screenshot from a video of CoCoPIE's software being used to run a prototype app developed for demonstrational purposes

Sep 21, 2021

Spinoff of NC State startup secures NSF Small Business Innovation funding

CoCoPIE, LLC — co-founded by computer science professor Xipeng Shen — won a National Science Foundation SBIR award for software that hopes to bring the capabilities of real-time AI applications to smart devices more effectively. 

Bob Mattocks (left), Suzzanne Gordon (center) and Glenn Futrell (right)

Sep 16, 2021

Engineering alumni Futrell and Gordon receive Watauga Medal

Two College of Engineering alumni received the university's highest nonacademic honor. 

Close-up photo of a group of vaccine vials.

Sep 14, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are mRNA vaccines going to replace other vaccines?

Gary Gilleskie, executive director of BTEC, joins other experts at NC State explaining why there are many reasons mRNA vaccines are unlikely to replace other technologies any time soon. 

A long line of people are all looking at their smartphones.

Sep 13, 2021

Researchers develop toolkit to test Apple security, find vulnerability

New toolkit allows users to test the hardware security of Apple devices.