Controlling streams of liquid metal at room temperature
Researchers have demonstrated a technique that allows them to produce streams of liquid metal at room temperature. By applying a low voltage to the liquid metal, the researchers were able to tune its surface tension across at least three orders of magnitude.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund supports six promising projects
This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.
Rahman receives COE Distinguished Dissertation Award
Dr. Akond Rahman, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tennessee Technological University and 2019 NC State Ph.D. graduate, has received the College of Engineering’s 2020 Distinguished Dissertation Award
‘Artificial chemist’ combines AI, robotics to conduct autonomous R&D
Combining AI and robotics to advance materials R&D and manufacturing.
NC State students win Goldwater Scholarships
Three undergraduates receive the nation’s preeminent scholarship for science, math and engineering.
College recognizes outstanding seniors
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University is happy to announce the 2020 Outstanding Senior Awards to four exceptional students in the categories of Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement.
Dr. Michael Dickey receives inaugural outstanding research mentor award
During the 29th Annual Spring Undergraduate Research & Creativity Symposium, held virtually April 24-25, Dr. Michael Dickey, Alcoa Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering was presented with the inaugural Outstanding Research Mentor Award from the Office of Undergraduate Research.
Lessons distilled, from sports medicine to sanitizer
At NC State, Jeff Dugas ’90 learned about problem solving, leadership, service and more, and he has built on the experience as a successful orthopedic surgeon and distillery co-founder.
Catalyst opens door to more efficient, environmentally friendly ethylene production
A research team led by North Carolina State University has engineered a new catalyst that can more efficiently convert ethane into ethylene, which is used in a variety of manufacturing processes.
Frey, Li named 2020 Alcoa Foundation Awards recipients
Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Glenn E. Futrell Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), and Dr. Fanxing Li, associate professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE), have been named the 2020 Alcoa Foundation Awards recipients.