Faculty Posts

Aug 20, 2020  |  Faculty Posts

Fire, air conditioning and where we get our power

A changing climate is already impacting how we consume electricity – and how we make it.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

Building a Legacy

Alumni and friends have a chance to make a lasting impact for the College.

Jan 30, 2018  |  Faculty Posts

Energizing African development

Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.

Dec 11, 2017  |  Faculty Posts

Using new technologies to preserve wildlife and wild spaces

NC State and its Namibian partners are using new technologies to better study and protect African wildlife.

Jul 6, 2017  |  Faculty Posts

From transformers to autonomous systems

How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.

Jun 1, 2017  |  Faculty Posts

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.

Apr 27, 2017  |  Faculty Posts

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.