Apr 10, 2019  |  Research

Unique partnership sheds light on energy challenges for low-income households

NC State-led partnership evaluates needs, challenges and possible solutions to energy challenges facing low-income households.

Apr 8, 2019  |  Research

New technique cuts AI training time by more than 60 percent

New artificial intelligence training technique reduces training time for deep learning networks by more than 60 percent without sacrificing accuracy.

Apr 8, 2019  |  Research

Fabrics that protect against chemical warfare agents

A new textile coating has potential for use in masks and personal protective equipment for soldiers and those at risk of chemical exposure.

Apr 3, 2019  |  Research

New study demonstrates radio signal benefits from decades-old theory

Engineering researchers have demonstrated that a longstanding theoretical method called direct antenna modulation has real-world utility for boosting the quality of radio signals.

Mar 20, 2019  |  Research

Fish-inspired material changes color using nanocolumns

Inspired by the flashing colors of the neon tetra fish, researchers have developed a technique for changing the color of a material by manipulating the orientation of nanostructured columns in the material.

Mar 18, 2019  |  Research

Nanocrystal ‘factory’ could revolutionize quantum dot manufacturing

A new system for synthesizing perovskite quantum dots across the entire spectrum of visible light drastically reduces manufacturing costs, can be tuned on demand to any color and allows for real-time process monitoring to ensure quality control.

Mar 4, 2019  |  Research

How bacteria can help prevent coal ash spills

New technique uses bacteria to produce “biocement” in coal ash ponds, making the ash easier to store.

Feb 25, 2019  |  Research

Researchers engineer a tougher fiber

Researchers have developed a fiber that combines the elasticity of rubber with the strength of a metal.

Feb 6, 2019  |  Research

Artificial intelligence can identify microscopic marine organisms

How AI advances can help us understand prehistoric oceans.

Jan 31, 2019  |  Research

Grant to increase NC Bioenergy

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering received a grant of $144,711 from the N.C. Bioenergy Research and New and Emerging Crops Initiative to investigate the potential for integrating swine lagoon sludge into the North Carolina bioenergy industry.