New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections – and keep devices working – even after a thousand flexes.
Saving America’s nuclear industry
NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America’s long-term energy portfolio.
Ekkad named head of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Dr. Srinath Ekkad has been named the new head of the of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at North Carolina State University.
New ultrasound ‘drill’ targets deep vein blood clots
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.
New technique enables 3-D printing with paste of silicone particles in water
Taking its cue from sandcastles, research describes a new technique enabling 3-D printing of silicone rubber.
New sound diffuser is 10 times thinner than existing designs
“Ultra-thin” sound diffuser is 10 times thinner than the diffusers found in recording studios, concert venues and movie theaters.
Santiso receives Sigma Xi faculty research award
Dr. Erik Santiso, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the 2017 Faculty Research Award by the university’s chapter of Sigma Xi.
Swann named head of Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Dr. Julie Swann will be the new head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at North Carolina State University.
Can tiny plumbing fix broken hearts?
This is a guest post by Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill.
Engineering America’s future
Laura Bottomley, a teaching associate professor at NC State University, believes engineering is “a vehicle for the solution of every problem.” Bottomley is the director of Women in Engineering — a program that encourages women to consider careers in STEM fields — and the Engineering Place — which seeks to educate North Carolina citizens, particularly K-12 students, about engineering.