Nuclear engineering researchers receive federal support
Researchers in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University will receive funding for two projects from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Nuclear Energy University Program.
Using gold nanoparticles to trigger sequential unfolding of 3-D structures
NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light.
National Security Agency renews Science of Security Lablet at NC State
North Carolina State University has again been awarded a Science of Security Lablet by the National Security Agency (NSA) to continue its work in developing the cybersecurity and privacy breakthroughs needed to safe guard cyberspace.
Tech bends light more efficiently, offers wider angles for light input
NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.
NSF FREEDM Center marks 10 years with celebration
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center led by NC State is celebrating 10 years of work changing how we use, produce and transmit energy.
Microscopy advance reveals unexpected role for water in energy storage material
A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.
New tech may make prosthetic hands easier for patients to use
Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.
NC State hosts Triangle Soft Matter Workshop
The 10th anniversary of the Triangle Soft Matter (TSM) Workshop was held on May 14, 2018, at the Dorothy & Roy Park Alumni Center on NC State University’s Centennial Campus. Since its inception, the TSM has rotated each year among the campuses of NC State, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This year, the honor was bestowed to NC State to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the TSM Workshop, which is now recognized as a testimony to the role of the Triangle universities in the soft matter research in the U.S. and the world.
NC State named first university-based IBM Q Hub in North America
NC State will be the first university in North America to establish an IBM Quantum Computing Hub as part of the global IBM Q Network, a collaboration of top Fortune 500 companies, universities and research labs working with tech powerhouse IBM to advance quantum computing.
Metal printing offers low-cost way to make flexible, stretchable electronics
Researchers in the College have developed a new technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics. The technique can use multiple metals and substrates and is compatible with existing manufacturing systems that employ direct printing technologies.