chemical and biolmolecular engineering

Sep 28, 2020  |  Research

Researchers demonstrate how deep learning can advance study of neural degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration.

Jul 1, 2020

Using leaf fungi to improve crop resilience

An interdisciplinary team led by Christine Hawkes is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops with the aim of using them to help plants fend off diseases and tolerate drought stress.

May 14, 2020  |  Students

Research of particular relevance

Daniel Haller knew when he came to NC State two years ago he wanted to study global infectious diseases, to pursue undergraduate, master and Ph.D. degrees that would advance research in that field. What the Park Scholar from Waxhaw, North Carolina, didn’t know was that his sophomore year here would be almost completely interrupted.

Apr 7, 2020

Eighteen College of Engineering students named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Eighteen students from the College of Engineering at NC State have been named recipients of the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship. 

Mar 24, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Modern trailblazers shaping NC State

For Women’s History Month, we talked to three women shaping NC State’s future.

Feb 24, 2020  |  Research

Researchers show what drives a novel, ordered assembly of alternating peptides

Researchers have demonstrated how to engineer two-layered nanofibers consisting of an ordered row of alternating peptides.

Aug 28, 2019  |  Students

Yoga instructor transforms passion into a lifestyle

Chemical engineering major, Shaily Shah ‘22, has developed a passion for yoga. Through every pose and breathing exercise, she aims to share the practice of yoga with others.

Aug 8, 2019  |  Research

Self-sterilizing polymer proves effective against drug-resistant pathogens

Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes – including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Oct 6, 2015  |  Magazine

Recently discovered proteins may lead to new methods in creating biofuels

Researchers have found a very heated relationship between bacteria and newly discovered proteins. These proteins are called tapirins and are capable of attaching themselves to plant cellulose, which could potentially provide more efficient methods of converting plant matter into biofuels.

Apr 23, 2015

NC State explores promising pest-control strategy with high-impact potential for sub-Saharan Africa

An NC State agricultural research project that started with a high-technology nanoparticle solution to food security problems has gone low-tech. And in doing so, the project has won a $1 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Grand Challenges Explorations initiative.