From transformers to autonomous systems
How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.
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.
From atoms to batteries to the workforce of the future: Why research matters
If you want to build a cell-phone battery as thin as paper that powers your phone for a week, or have an electric vehicle like the Tesla go 500 miles on a single charge and recharge in just 10 minutes, you will have to start thinking small – small as the atoms that determine the energy storage mechanisms and lifetimes in batteries.