Questions for Julie Swann
Julie Swann, head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, is an expert on supply chains and pandemics and has provided guidance on COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
Researchers demonstrate self-sterilizing polymers work against SARS-CoV-2
Researchers have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are effective at inactivating the virus that causes COVID-19.
Study yields recommendations to prevent outbreaks from waterborne coronaviruses
Airborne coronaviruses traced to wastewater have caused disease in the past. Researchers suggest ways to keep such outbreaks from happening again.
NC State alumnus leads development of the first rapid at-home test-kit for COVID-19
Frankie Myers, director of engineering at Lucira Health and NC State alumnus, led the design and development of the first at-home rapid COVID-19 test-kit. He shares insights into the innovative process the company took to bring the Lucira COVID-19 All-In-One Test Kit to market.
Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines
We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.
NC State Engineering Career Fair moves to virtual platform
In response to COVID-19 and the need to social distance, the NC State Engineering Career Fair has been moved to a virtual format for the fall and spring events to keep students and employers safe.
Work by faculty members and students has made a difference for healthcare workers
Faculty members and students in the College of Engineering are wrapping up months of work spent creating personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Researchers receive NSF grant to track novel coronavirus in wastewater
Wastewater monitoring for novel coronavirus could help provide early warning of outbreaks.
What they’re trained for
Biomedical engineers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.
A message from Dean Martin-Vega
The spring 2020 semester we’ve just concluded is one that none of us will ever forget.