NC State receives $7.4 million from NIEHS to study PFAS toxicity, bioaccumulation and remediation
Researchers from North Carolina State University have received a five-year, $7.4 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program to establish a Center for Environmental and Human Health Effects of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).
Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater
Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.
Distinguished Goodnight Award recipients for 2020 announced
Seniors Oscar Molina ‘T19 and Gracie Hornsby ’20 are the 8th and 9th recipients of this prestigious community award.
Departments to share celebration of graduates videos
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and current restrictions on large gatherings, spring commencement for NC State University and College of Engineering departmental graduations have been postponed. Several departments within the College will be sharing celebration videos.
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.
New center will focus on traffic congestion and mobility
New center is focused on the reduction of congestion and improvement in mobility and will be led by Dr. Billy Williams, in conjunction with his role as director of NC State’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE).
Study finds flooding damage to levees is cumulative — and often invisible
Repeated flooding has a cumulative effect on the integrity of earthen levees, suggesting that extreme weather associated with climate change could pose significant risks for the nation’s aging levees.
Call receives NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Douglas Call, assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
CCEE Immersion Experiences program brings engineering to life
In late January, 22 students learned about the construction process for a state-of-the-art waste treatment facility during a tour that was part of the CCEE Immersion Experiences program.
High levels of PFAS affect immune, liver functions in Cape Fear River striped bass
Researchers have found elevated levels of 11 per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) chemicals in the blood of Cape Fear River striped bass.