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.
Lessons distilled, from sports medicine to sanitizer
At NC State, Jeff Dugas ’90 learned about problem solving, leadership, service and more, and he has built on the experience as a successful orthopedic surgeon and distillery co-founder.
Adapting to online: A remote master’s defense
Master’s student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success.
Joining forces on face shields
Faculty teams at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University share the same goal: creating medical face shields for health care workers. Now, they’re teaming up to make it a reality.
Industry Expansion Solutions helping fight the COVID-19 virus
In mid-March, NC State’s Phil Mintz received a request from the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) asking for “volunteers who can donate and provide and/or produce within two weeks large-scale quantities of critical supplies to help the nation respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.” Since then, his phone hasn’t stopped ringing.