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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

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

Oct 28, 2021

Steps toward sustainability

Faculty members in the College of Engineering and across NC State will lead a national research effort to reduce both dependence on mined phosphates and the amount of phosphorus that leaches… 

Oct 28, 2021

Faculty highlights

Six receive NSF CAREER Awards Six faculty members from the College and affiliated engineering departments in other colleges at NC State received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National… 

Marc Basnight and Dr. Martin-Vega

Apr 28, 2021

Basnight remembered as a champion for the College of Engineering

State Sen. Marc Basnight, a Dare County Democrat who served as president pro tempore of the NC Senate longer than anyone in history, died on Dec. 28, 2020, at the age of 73. 

gallery of NC State College of Engineering faculty

Apr 28, 2021

Faculty highlights

NC State College of Engineering faculty hightlights for Spring/Summer 2021. 

Bell Tower in the spring

Jun 19, 2018

Brenner named head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Donald Brenner, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University, has been named head of the MSE department. Brenner has served as interim head since fall 2017. 

Jul 2, 2014

Inspired by nature, researchers create tougher metal materials

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have found that by gradually changing the internal structure of metals they can make stronger, tougher materials that can be customized for a wide variety of applications – from body armor to automobile parts. 

Jun 24, 2013

NC State launches Nanoengineering Program to help meet global workforce demand

Nanomaterials and nanotechnology are key to innovation in industries from pharmaceuticals to consumer electronics, a point made clear by the White House’s Materials Genome Initiative. To help meet the growing demand for workers who can keep pace with these emerging technologies, North Carolina State University is launching a master’s degree program in nanoengineering. 

Feb 13, 2013

Yingling to receive ACS COMP Junior Faculty Award

Dr. Yaroslava G. Yingling, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been selected to receive the 2012 OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry from the American Chemical Society’s Computers in Chemistry Division (COMP). 

Jul 10, 2012

MSE professor’s article among journal’s most read

A materials science and engineering professor at North Carolina State University has achieved a milestone in the Journal of Applied Physics, an international publication of the American Institute of Physics.