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Mar 16, 2022

‘Self-Driving’ lab speeds up research, synthesis of energy materials

The technology can be used to advance both fundamental nanoscience and applied engineering. 

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Mar 11, 2022

New tool allows unprecedented modeling of magnetic nanoparticles

The advance paves for developing magnetic nanoparticles for applications such as drug delivery and sensor technologies. 

Meriem Laroussi

Mar 10, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Meriem Laroussi

Meriem Laroussi ’22 came to NC State to break the mold and learn like only she could. Through support from the university’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, she did just that — and more — as a Fitts Scholar in Fitts-Woolard Hall, an extraordinary new place on NC State’s campus that was also made possible by the campaign. 

Nyela Allen

Mar 9, 2022

Goodnight Scholars Spotlight: Nyela Allen

Goodnight Scholar and Computer Science major Nyela Allen ’24 always knew she was interested in technology. But, it wasn’t until she came to NC State that she found her real professional calling, video game design! 

Mar 3, 2022

NC State awarded BioMADE funding to advance bioindustrial manufacturing

With a new project funded by BioMADE — led by professor Gary Gilleskie — NC State will help train the workforce needed to advance bioindustrial manufacturing in the U.S. 

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Mar 3, 2022

Researchers show they can steal data during homomorphic encryption

Homomorphic encryption is considered a next generation data security technology. 

Vie Villafuerte

Mar 1, 2022

Extraordinary Difference: Vie Villafuerte

Vie Villafuerte ’22 got her chance at earning an engineering degree in the U.S. when her family moved from Peru so she could chase her dreams. The Goodnight Transfer Scholarship, created during NC State’s Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign, then gave Villafuerte the opportunity to earn that degree as a member of the Pack. 

Feb 23, 2022

Goodnight Scholar Spotlight: Kerrington Shade

Amid her many accomplishments at NC State, Kerrington Shade '21 holds "overcoming the challenges of and uncertainties of switching [majors] to an unfamiliar field of study" among the highest. Originally an Applied Mathematics major, Kerrington switched into the Mechanical Engineering program with the goal of working on real-world applications through the mathematical lenses that she has grown to appreciate. 

a heavy weight is being lifted off a table using a slender piece of elastic material. An insight image shows a close-up of the material, which is made of a transparent substance that looks like plastic.

Feb 22, 2022

New material offers remarkable combo of toughness and stretchiness

The new materials are also easy to make, easy to process, and you can 3D print them. 

Asa Augustin

Feb 22, 2022

Goodnight Alumni Spotlight: Asa Augustin

Throughout most of his tenure at NC State, Goodnight Scholars Alumnus Asa Augustin had a dream of becoming a design engineer building cool products - basically being Tony Stark.