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Two young women sitting on garden planters laughing

May 17, 2024

BAE educational garden opens to the community

Graduate student Jasmine Gibson led the design and construction of a new campus garden, highlighting education and sustainable farming practices. 

A soft robot and a caterpillar on the branch of a green plant. The caterpillar is on the bottom of the branch and the soft robot is on the top or opposite side of the branch.

May 16, 2024

Caterbot? Robotapillar? It crawls with ease through loops and bends

Engineers at Princeton and North Carolina State University have combined ancient paper folding and modern materials science to create a soft robot that bends and twists through mazes with ease. 

photo shows a hitch-shaped machine part clamped in a large device. a probe that is tipped with a small red sphere sits just above the machine part.

May 16, 2024

New technique improves finishing time for 3D printed machine parts

The technique allows users to identify potential flaws without having to remove printed parts from the manufacturing equipment, making production time more efficient. 

Amy Deepee sits atop one of the bronze wolves at NC State University.

May 15, 2024

ABM student says upper level classes prepared her for the real world

Amy Deepee is part of the accelerated bachelor’s-master’s (ABM) program, which allows students to complete both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees within five years. Electrical engineering, Deepee’s specialty, is one of several programs in the College of Engineering with an ABM program. 

Woman holding an electronic sensor while three men look on.

May 14, 2024

Makerspace magic with Andrea Monteza

Where do you go when you need parts for a robot that can walk through cucumber vines without getting tripped up as it monitors the air for disease spores? A… 

a group of people stand in a high-tech greenhouse

May 14, 2024

A flourishing international partnership

Faculty in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering discussed cutting-edge applications for robotics and machine learning in agriculture during a trip this spring to the Technical University of Moldova. 

Veena Misra

May 10, 2024

Misra named head of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Veena Misra has been named as the permanent head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at North Carolina State University. Misra, who was selected after a nationally competitive search, has served as interim department head since July 1, succeeding Dan Stancil. 

photo shows a laptop computer on a desk, streaming code

May 10, 2024

New tool pinpoints security fixes in open-source software updates

The tool makes it easier for programmers to determine which security updates are necessary to prevent vulnerabilities without having to make unnecessary changes to code. 

Students head for class on Centennial Campus, with the newly completed Fitts-Woolard building reflecting cloudy spring skies.

May 10, 2024

Energy-efficient buildings drive campus learning and research

Energy-efficient buildings drive campus learning and research for students working with NC State Energy Management.