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Aerial view of the College of Engineering and the Oval.

May 20, 2022

COE community bands together to support students and research

Alumni, faculty members, staff, students and friends of the College of Engineering came together to show their support and help the College of Engineering (COE) write its next chapter on Day of Giving on March 23, raising $1,504,048 from 1,443 gifts. 

Group of NC State students pose together in front of Alaskan waterfall.

May 17, 2022

Graduate student participates in an Alternative Service Break and shares her love for science in Alaska

These experiences will make my Alternative Service Break was one I will never forget. Not only did I rediscover my passion for being a STEM educator and reclaim my power in making a positive impact, but I also became more confident in my own identity as a first-generation American scientist. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

May 12, 2022

Roger Narayan elected 2022 MRS Fellow

Professor Roger Narayan, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at NC State and UNC Chapel Hill, has been elected a fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS). 

Katie Shaffer wearing face mask while working in lab.

Apr 28, 2022

MSE senior Katie Shaffer helps make STEM fields more inclusive, diverse

Katie has been a key fixture in the MSE department since her first year, starting in spring 2019. “I became an undergraduate researcher in my second-semester first year under Dr. Cuomo. He was able to introduce the world of MSE research before my first MSE class,” says Katie. 

View from within rows of corn in a Rowan County field.

Apr 12, 2022

Phosphorus sustainability perspectives from CRU Phosphates 2022

Sustainability was an important topic in the 2022 meeting. Sustainability is often defined as satisfying the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to satisfy theirs. These present and future needs refer to social and environmental factors (e.g., health, nutrition, equity, accessibility) as well as the economic factors (e.g., economic growth and enabling populations above minimum standards of living). 

Artist conceptual illustration of nanoparticles.

Mar 11, 2022

New tool allows unprecedented modeling of magnetic nanoparticles

The advance paves for developing magnetic nanoparticles for applications such as drug delivery and sensor technologies. 

The NC State belltower, framed against a clear sky.

Feb 11, 2022

MSE professor and NSF graduate research fellow join inaugural Climate Leader Scholars cohort

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is proud to be represented in the inaugural cohort of the Kenan Institute Engineering, Technology, and Science (KIETS) Climate Leader Scholars. 

gloved hands hold up solar cell panels of different sizes

Jan 26, 2022

New technique boosts efficiency, sustainability of large-scale perovskite solar cells

The technique will reduce the cost and improve the performance of mass-produced perovskite solar cells. 

Computerized image of two hands touching index fingers through a virtual barrier.

Jan 25, 2022

COE introduces new NSF REU and RET sites

It takes a community to educate and prepare the next generation of engineers to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges. NC State faculty members are helping to lead a new Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) site and two Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) sites, all of which are funded by the National Science Foundation to further encourage involvement in research and learning across the academic community. 

Jan 10, 2022

MSE announces visual competition winners

In the fall semester of 2021, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering hosted its first visual competition as a way to foster positive morale and encourage a supportive spirit for faculty, staff, and students. After a competitive and nail-biting review by the judging panel, the winners have been selected and we are excited to announce them.