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Tag: Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering

Pictured with Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, are Awards for Excellence winners and nominees (l to right): Nicole Hedges, Sherry Bailey, Bonny Downing, Linda Honeycutt, Stefanie Keto, Lauren Jones, Maria Moreno, Susan Bernacki, Joanie Moritz-Smith, Brenda Gainey and Elizabeth Baker.

May 14, 2018

College recognizes 2018 Awards for Excellence recipients

Three outstanding staff members were recognized by the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University at the annual Awards for Excellence ceremony held May 1 at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering, presented the awards. 

Aug 21, 2014

Researchers develop models to study polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA

Researchers from NC State University have developed a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte systems. The model has applications for creating new materials as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA and RNA. 

Jun 5, 2014

Linyou Cao receives ARO Young Investigator Award

Dr. Linyou Cao, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the Army Research Office. 

Jun 5, 2014

LeBeau awarded YIP from The Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Dr. James LeBeau, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a US Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program award. 

May 15, 2014

Cuomo elected to National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Jerome Cuomo, co-inventor of the rewritable magneto-optic disk, has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Cuomo is Distinguished Research Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

May 15, 2014

Tracy, Zhu receive Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards

The Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards for 2014 were presented to Dr. Joseph Tracy, associate professor of materials science and engineering, and Dr. Yuntian Zhu, Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering, at the spring faculty meeting for the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

May 13, 2014

Cass named winner of NACADA’s Outstanding New Advisor Award

Dr. Cheryl Cass, director of undergraduate programs and teaching assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, was recently named the winner of the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) Outstanding New Advisor Award – Faculty Academic Advising. 

Apr 18, 2014

Impurity size affects performance of emerging superconductive material

Research from North Carolina State University finds that impurities can hurt performance – or possibly provide benefits – in a key superconductive material that is expected to find use in a host of applications, including future particle colliders. 

Mar 20, 2014

New technique makes LEDs brighter, more resilient

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new processing technique that makes light emitting diodes (LEDs) brighter and more resilient by coating the semiconductor material gallium nitride (GaN) with a layer of phosphorus-derived acid. 

Mar 20, 2014

Researchers change coercivity of material by patterning surface

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to reduce the coercivity of nickel ferrite (NFO) thin films by as much as 80 percent by patterning the surface of the material.