Why we should already be planning for COVID-19 vaccine distribution
What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently?
All systems go
From her active research on pandemic disease spread to leadership as the head of the Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, A. Doug Allison Distinguished Professor Julie Swann thinks beyond boundaries and puts solutions into action to build a better world.
Graduate student teams up to help create peer support line for Indian students in the U.S.
When COVID-19 struck the nation in March 2020, students were faced with new uncertainties and hard decisions. Sathvik Prasad, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science at NC State, wanted to help his fellow international students.
Student becomes teacher
NC State junior Ryan Catalfu finds a creative way to support families struggling to homeschool during the pandemic.
NC State Engineering Career Fair moves to virtual platform
In response to COVID-19 and the need to social distance, the NC State Engineering Career Fair has been moved to a virtual format for the fall and spring events to keep students and employers safe.
Work by faculty members and students has made a difference for healthcare workers
Faculty members and students in the College of Engineering are wrapping up months of work spent creating personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater
Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.
What they’re trained for
Biomedical engineers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.
ASSIST Center partners on virtual incubator to advance remote care
The ASSIST Center led by NC State has partnered with Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) to launch a virtual crowdsourced incubator that will serve as an innovation engine for advanced remote care. The program, COVID-19 Unites Us All, will consist of a biweekly webinar series featuring panels of thought leaders in digital health, as well as an Innovation Sprint.
Entrepreneur student gives back by making PPE for healthcare workers
Hartley LeRoy has been hard at work volunteering to make face shields for front-line health care workers.