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Sep 27, 2023

New method helps AI navigate 3D space using 2D images

The new method builds on existing techniques, making them significantly more accurate. 

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Aug 29, 2023

TLDR: like the president’s daily brief, but for everyone

Researchers at NC State’s Summer Conference on Applied Data Science are building AI prototypes that can create personalized reports for anyone working with intelligence. When Susie B., a national security intelligence… 

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Jul 13, 2023

Faculty clusters fuel a culture of excellence at NC State

The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program has driven interdisciplinary success at NC State for more than a decade. Now university leaders are investing in a new phase of interdisciplinary growth. 

A view inside of the NC State PULSTAR nuclear reactor. Rods are in blue with the surrounding parts in green.

Jul 7, 2023

Richland to Raleigh: A model for university and national lab partnerships

North Carolina State University’s collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory provides unique research experiences for students and a talented workforce pipeline for the lab.  When… 

A closeup of equipment in Milad Abolhasani's existing self-driving lab, known as the "Artificial Chemist 2.0"

Jul 6, 2023

Research team awarded UNC ROI grant to accelerate molecular discovery using an autonomous robotic lab

An NC State University research team has been awarded funding from the UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative (ROI) to accelerate molecular and biological innovations enabled by next-generation self-driving labs. Self-driving labs… 

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Jun 13, 2023

New AI boosts teamwork training

A new artificial intelligence (AI) framework will enable training technologies to better understand how well individuals are coordinating with one another and working as part of a team. 

An illustration of the self-sustaining, circular system of "microcleaners." The soft dendricolloids (orange) are functionalized with peptides that bind to the colored microplastic pieces. These microplastics are then consumed by engineered microbes (green) to be used as fuel or to be made into more microcleaners.

Jun 6, 2023

Reduce, reuse, recycle

NC State University researchers are studying the fundamental science behind how to address plastic waste. 

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Jun 2, 2023

New method improves efficiency of ‘vision transformer’ AI systems

The work also improves the vision transformer AI’s ability to identify, classify and segment objects in images. 

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May 18, 2023

Pop quiz: AI matches human performance at developing good test questions

The AI model can generate online course assessment questions that instructors found indistinguishable from questions written by humans.