Carbon electronics cluster opens new facility at NC State
NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…
Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas
NC State researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane.
Making (fun) multi-player gaming an educational experience
A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving.
Global Engagement inducts new academy members
The Office of Global Engagement inducted 47 members into the Academy of Excellence in Global Engagement, a recognition that honors the achievements of faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions to international research, education and service at NC State. […]
Paramagnetic spins take electrons for a ride, produce electricity from heat
“Paramagnon drag thermopower” converts a temperature difference into an electrical voltage. This discovery could lead to more efficient thermal energy harvesting, such as converting car exhaust heat into electric power to enhance fuel-efficiency.
Genzer receives 2019 R.J. Reynolds Award
Dr. Jan Genzer, S. Frank and Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at North Carolina State University, is the thirty-fifth recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. Genzer gave his award titled, “A Voyage from Flatland to the Flatterland, and the Highlands in Soft Matter,” at the Larry K. Monteith Engineering Research Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus on Oct. 29.
Browser tool aims to help researchers ID malicious websites, code
College lands two major research projects
Engineering faculty members continue to attract new major research funding, with new projects that will advance 5G wireless networking and production of new biotherapeutics.
Questions for Griffin Lamb
Griffin Lamb joined the College in May as assistant dean for development and college relations and executive director of the NC State Engineering Foundation.
In our labs
Dr. Karen Boru Chen’s work in the field of human factors engineering explores how people interact with different types of systems — and how to make those systems safer and more efficient.