Jul 18, 2017  |  Research

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.

Jul 12, 2017  |  Students

Brianna Hess Massie

Brianna Massie Hess is looking for simple solutions to help hog producers deal with lagoon waste.

Jul 11, 2017  |  Students

Andrea Brandt

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.

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.

Jul 5, 2017  |  Research

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.

Jul 5, 2017  |  Research

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.

Jun 22, 2017  |  Research

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.

Jun 22, 2017  |  Research

Triangle Venture Alliance makes initial investment impact

NC State joins other Triangle universities in venture capital alliance to spur innovation.

Jun 21, 2017  |  Research

Saving America’s nuclear industry

NC State is helping the nuclear energy industry remain a significant part of America’s long-term energy portfolio.

Jun 14, 2017  |  Research

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.