Jun 11, 2020  |  Research

Low-cost cameras could be sensors to remotely monitor crop stress

Researchers from CALS and COE, led by postdoctoral research scholar Paula Ramos-Giraldo, have worked together to construct a low-cost camera system to monitor crop stress remotely. Their StressCam will aid researchers, plant breeders and ultimately farmers.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Research

Fewer cars mean more hand sanitizer

NC State partners with Novozymes to make a product once taken for granted – hand sanitizer.

Jun 10, 2020  |  Research

‘Artificial chemist’ combines AI, robotics to conduct autonomous R&D

Combining AI and robotics to advance materials R&D and manufacturing.

May 28, 2020  |  Research

Big data for better sweet potatoes

An interdisciplinary team led by Cranos Williams is setting out on a three-year project to use artificial intelligence to make sweet potatoes even more profitable. The team will image hundreds of thousands of sweet potatoes to increase the percentage of sweet potatoes grown that are USDA grade 1.

May 28, 2020  |  Research

Researchers incorporate computer vision, uncertainty into AI for robotic prosthetics

New software aims to improve robotic prosthetics.

May 27, 2020  |  Research

Controlling artificial cilia with magnetic fields and light

Researchers have made remotely-controlled, artificial cilia that bend into new shapes, then return to their original shape.

May 27, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

NC State partners with CESMII to promote ‘smart’ technologies in paper manufacturing, other industries

NC State and the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute (CESMII) have launched the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center (SMIC) to provide new opportunities for the paper industry and academia to facilitate their digital transformation, Industrial Internet of Things, and analytical innovation initiatives.

May 14, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater

Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.

May 11, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

What they’re trained for

Biomedical engineers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.

May 11, 2020  |  Research

Inspired by cheetahs, researchers build fastest soft robots yet

Inspired by the biomechanics of cheetahs, researchers have developed a faster soft robot.