Research

Jun 10, 2019  |  Research

New microneedle technique speeds plant disease detection

Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques.

Jun 10, 2019  |  Research

NC State queues up to advance quantum computing

We’re joining forces with industry and academic partners to lead the way in quantum computing — and train the field’s next generation.

Jun 6, 2019  |  Research

Discovery sheds light on synthesis, processing of high-performance solar cells

Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody understood why these techniques worked. New research sheds light on the science behind these engineering solutions.

Jun 6, 2019  |  Research

Breathing new life into old bridges

Bridges across our state are in rough shape, but NC State alumnus Brad McCoy has developed a solution to give them new life — and keep us safely on the road.

Jun 5, 2019  |  Research

Metal foam stops .50 caliber rounds as well as steel – at less than half the weight

Armor using composite metal foam can stop ball and armor-piercing .50 caliber rounds as well as conventional steel armor, even though it weighs less than half as much.

Jun 3, 2019  |  Research

Research overcomes key obstacles to scaling up DNA data storage

New techniques for labeling and retrieving data files in DNA-based information storage systems address two of the key obstacles to widespread adoption of DNA data storage technologies.

May 30, 2019  |  Students

Building bridges to biomechanics

National Biomechanics Day gives STEM students a unique opportunity to learn about the field and interact with NC State scientists.

May 29, 2019  |  Students

Undergraduate research experiences set students up for success

The College of Engineering at NC State is one of the world’s preeminent engineering research institutions, and opportunities abound for undergraduate students to get involved.

May 22, 2019  |  Research

Announcing a Distinguished Chair in Quantum Computing

Embracing the future of quantum computing, the Distinguished Chair in Quantum Computing within NC State's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be a key leader in the growing quantum computing community.

May 22, 2019  |  Research

FREEDM researchers receive funding for work on grid resilience tools

Researchers in the FREEDM Systems Center led by NC State have received a $3.1 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid.