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Aerial photograph of the ocean, beach, dunes, a highway, and then wetlands.

Sep 28, 2021

Quantifying change on barrier islands highlights the value of storms

Researchers have developed a way to quantify landscape changes on barrier islands. What they found may surprise you. 

Chris Frey (left) and Joe DeCarolis (right)

Sep 23, 2021

CCEE faculty members nominated for key White House roles

Christopher Frey and Joseph DeCarolis have been nominated for roles at the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Energy. 

Bob Mattocks (left), Suzzanne Gordon (center) and Glenn Futrell (right)

Sep 16, 2021

Engineering alumni Futrell and Gordon receive Watauga Medal

Two College of Engineering alumni received the university's highest nonacademic honor. 

Aerial view of flood waters surrounding a house, barn and adjacent land.

Aug 24, 2021

Human, swine waste pose dual threats to water quality after flooding

People in eastern NC face multiple water pollution hazards after hurricanes. 

Night-time photo shows two lines of traffic, one moving toward the camera, and one moving away from the camera.

Aug 23, 2021

Study: Benefits outweigh risks for autonomous vehicles – as long as you regulate them

The potential benefits of autonomous vehicles could substantially outweigh the risks. 

image of Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial campus

Aug 20, 2021

Coming home

From new construction to major renovations, a refreshed NC State campus welcomes many Wolfpack employees back to in-person work. 

Aug 18, 2021

Using bioinspired microvasculature to control material properties

A vascular metamaterial can be reconfigured to modify its thermal and electromagnetic properties. 

A group of middle school students sit on a log and look out onto a lake.

Aug 11, 2021

Researchers incorporate marginalized voices in climate change solutions

As experts at NC State study aspects of climate change, they strive to center marginalized voices to ensure groups facing the highest risk aren’t overlooked. 

Jul 27, 2021

Why can’t we be friends? Cementing the relationship between architects and engineers

An architecture course and civil engineering course taught together as an interdisciplinary project provide lessons of structure, durability and cooperation between disciplines. 

Jul 8, 2021

Creating smarter, healthier transportation systems

Eleni Bardaka guides her students in developing transportation systems that support a community's physical, mental and sustainable well-being.