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Hand and arm touching a grey metal HVAC unit surrounded by green leaves.

Feb 23, 2024

Energy-X awarded $1.4 million DOE grant for next-gen heat pumps

Under this grant, the Energy-X lab will closely work with its industry partner and ORNL to develop a novel variable-capacity evaporator technology for improving heat pump performance, saving energy and reducing payback time.  

An autonomous microscope bathed in red and green light.

Feb 23, 2024

Autonomous, self-driving microscope accelerates cellular imaging

Traditional microscopy has significantly advanced in speed and resolution over the past decade. However, these advancements are typically limited by the speed at which an individual can image one biological sample at a time. 

Dr. Srinath Ekkad

Feb 9, 2024

Ekkad named AIAA Fellow

The head of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering has been named a Fellow of the The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), joining just two faculty members in the department to receive the prestigious honor. 

Lin Wiu

Feb 7, 2024

Liu wins NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Yin Liu has been awarded the National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for his research in electronic and photonic materials. 

Venkat Narayanaswamy poses for a photograph while standing in his lab.

Feb 1, 2024

Narayanaswamy awarded $1.65 million DURIP grant

A professor at the NC State University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was awarded a $1.65 million grant last month as a part of the Department of Defense’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). 

Stock photo of an electronic brain with points of light illustrating neural pathways.

Feb 1, 2024

Illuminating neuroscientific frontiers of the mind

In the realm of neuroscience, the exploration of neural circuit dynamics has led to significant breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders. 

NC State faculty visiting UM6P in 2022. Group pose in a long line facing the camera while standing in a brick courtyard with brick buildings in the background.

Jan 23, 2024

NC State and University Mohammed VI Polytechnic announce MOU to advance phosphorus sustainability

NC State University (Raleigh, NC) and the University Mohammed IV Polytechnic (UM6P; Ben Guerir, Morocco) are pleased to announce that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pursue collaborative research projects and expand educational and training opportunities in phosphorus (P) sustainability.   

Rhett and Link ride Segways at the College of Engineering at NC State University.

Jan 19, 2024

Comedy duo Rhett and Link bring the mythicality to commencement

Engineers find work in many fields: transportation, NASA — and YouTube. Alumni Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal combined their creative natures and engineering problem-solving skills to become Internetainers, as they call themselves. The duo, known professionally as Rhett and Link, own Mythical Entertainment and star in two award-winning daily YouTube shows, Good Mythical Morning and… 

Jan 19, 2024

Foundation year in review

The NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc. led another successful fundraising year for the College of Engineering.