NC State named a hot spot for 5G innovation
As the global race toward 5G heats up, NC State will lead research to create a faster, smarter wireless network.
Don’t stress: Keeping turkeys cool
As the global population continues to grow, so does the demand for meat products. This had led to genetic advances in agriculture, including turkey. These genetic lines of turkeys grow faster and leaner than older lines.
Virtual reality would make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors
Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend their physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a proof-of-concept study suggest that the technology – and the social connection it facilitates – are effective at encouraging therapy participation.
Carbon electronics cluster opens new facility at NC State
NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…
Award-winning research supports new military logistics model
Major Blake Schwartz, an NC State doctoral student and active duty Army officer, was awarded the 2018 Army Operations Research Symposium Best Paper for his research modeling logistics networks to support military operations.
Turning (more) fat and sewage into natural gas
NC State researchers have developed what is, to date, the most efficient means of converting sewage sludge and restaurant grease into methane.
Making (fun) multi-player gaming an educational experience
A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving.
Paramagnetic spins take electrons for a ride, produce electricity from heat
“Paramagnon drag thermopower” converts a temperature difference into an electrical voltage. This discovery could lead to more efficient thermal energy harvesting, such as converting car exhaust heat into electric power to enhance fuel-efficiency.
Browser tool aims to help researchers ID malicious websites, code
College lands two major research projects
Engineering faculty members continue to attract new major research funding, with new projects that will advance 5G wireless networking and production of new biotherapeutics.