Study finds gender bias in open-source programming
A study comparing acceptance rates of contributions from men and women in an open-source software community finds that women’s contributions tend to be accepted more often than men’s – but when a woman’s gender is identifiable, they are rejected more often.
Brianna Hess Massie
Brianna Massie Hess is looking for simple solutions to help hog producers deal with lagoon waste.
PhD student Andrea Brandt is seeking a prosthesis that can adapt to an amputee’s movement, rather than amputees having to adapt to their prostheses.
From transformers to autonomous systems
How a passion for cartoon robots led to a career developing a new generation of autonomous systems.
Study finds ‘smart’ transformers could make reliable smart grid a reality
A new study finds smart solid-state transformers could be used to make a stable, reliable “smart grid” – allowing the power distribution system to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
New technique ‘sees’ radioactive material even after it’s gone
A new technique allows researchers to characterize nuclear material that was in a location even after the nuclear material has been removed.
New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
New design has self-healing properties to maintain connections – and keep devices working – even after a thousand flexes.
Triangle Venture Alliance makes initial investment impact
NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation.
Saving America’s nuclear industry
NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America’s long-term energy portfolio.
New ultrasound ‘drill’ targets deep vein blood clots
Researchers have developed a new surgical tool that uses low-frequency intravascular ultrasound to break down blood clots.