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Month: September 2021

A young Son Nguyen (left) and today (right)

Sep 13, 2021

Overcoming oceans for opportunity: Alumnus looks back on family’s journey

Son Nguyen, ME ‘92, was one of more than 125,000 boat refugees who fled Vietnam through the South China Sea in 1975. 

Photo shows four different structures: a rectangle made up of many small cubes, which can turn into two different complex structures, one of which can turn into a large structure with cubes joined at the corners, with gaps between them.

Sep 10, 2021

Inspired by metamorphosis, researchers create materials for shape-shifting architecture

The researchers envision applications ranging from construction to robotics. 

Jacob Jones

Sep 9, 2021

New NSF center will advance phosphorus sustainability

Led by NC State and located on Centennial Campus, the new center aims to reduce our phosphorus dependence and its downstream effects on the environment. Jacob Jones, professor of materials science and engineering, is the director. 

Sep 7, 2021

Research team awarded grant to explore eco-manufacturing of soft electronics

The NSF grant supports the team's research on soft electronics and eco-manufacturing processes to address an epidemic of electronic waste. 

Jason Suttles working in the lab.

Sep 7, 2021

Software engineer Jason Suttles applies his philosophy background to healthcare, technology

NC State alumnus Jason Suttles discusses earning degrees in philosophy and computer science, solving puzzles, working at the intersection of healthcare and technology, and more. 

Blue latex glove hand holding a vaccine vial.

Sep 3, 2021

Vaccine Q&A: Are COVID-19 vaccine boosters ethical?

What about vaccine mandates? And when can we vaccinate kids? 

NC State gateway at sunset

Sep 2, 2021

NC State researchers collaborate as part of Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation

Faculty members from NC State are partnering with colleagues at other institutionsdevelop quantum simulation devices that can understand, and thereby exploit, the rich behavior of complex quantum systems.