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The NC State Belltower at dusk and night.

Dec 7, 2023

Four College of Engineering professors among most cited researchers in the world

Four faculty members from the College of Engineering at NC State were recognized on Clarivate’s 2023 list of Highly Cited Researchers. 

illustration shows the shape of a brain, but made up of circuits.

Dec 4, 2023

AI networks are more vulnerable to malicious attacks than previously thought

A study finds AI tools are more vulnerable than previously thought to targeted attacks that effectively force AI systems to make bad decisions. 

Man in a research lab

Dec 4, 2023

The quest for net zero

On this episode of Farms, Food and You, Joe Sagues, principal investigator of the Biocarbon Utilization & Sequestration (BUS) Lab in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, discusses carbon recycling and the potential it holds for farmers, entrepreneurs and society in general. 

researchers weather firefighter turnout gear in an oven.

Dec 1, 2023

Study tests firefighter turnout gear with, without PFAS

PFAS-free outer shells fail to repel oil and hydraulic fluid, potentially bringing performance tradeoffs to firefighters. 

A wide shot shows Caroline Ellington far away walking on some grasslands next to a golf course.

Nov 29, 2023

Alumna using textile engineering skills in the luxury sportswear industry

As Peter Millar’s line review director, two-time graduate Caroline Ellington thanks the Wilson College of Textiles for the holistic knowledge she gained about the textile industry and the connections made along the way. 

NASA's Artemis 1 rocket begins its launch.

Nov 28, 2023

Energy-X awarded NASA grant for carbon capture in space systems

Energy eXploration Laboratory (Energy-X) in collaboration with its industry partner was awarded a NASA grant to develop a carbon removal system for next-generation space vehicles.  

Aerial view of the College of Engineering and the Oval.

Nov 21, 2023

Private support leads to public benefits

A distinguished professorship is helping Yong Zhu create electronic devices using nanomaterials that can monitor people’s — and even plants’ — health. That is just the tip of the iceberg, though, when it comes to how this funding furthers his work at NC State. 

Hannah Orlowski sitting at her desk holding a swatch of fabric under a microscope.

Nov 17, 2023

Hannah Orlowski ‘19 engineering for the big leagues

Hannah Orlowski, B.S. Textile Engineering alumna, leverages her specialized education from the Wilson College of Textiles to develop materials for Major League Baseball, Nike and J.Crew. 

Holladay Hall

Nov 17, 2023

Engineering faculty among those promoted and tenured in 2023

Promotion and tenure mark major milestones in the academic lives of NC State faculty. Promoted faculty have met rigorous standards in their realms of responsibility, and tenured faculty have made a significant impact in their discipline. This year, we recognize 107 faculty for these achievements.