materials science and engineering

Mar 2, 2018

Robert F. Davis Distinguished Lecture – Dr. Tobin Marks

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at NC State is pleased to present the Robert F. Davis Distinguished Lecture featuring Dr. Tobin Marks on Friday, March 2, 2018.

Feb 21, 2018  |  Research

Atomic structure of ultrasound material not what anyone expected

Researchers have gotten a glimpse at how atoms are arranged in a widely-used material – and it’s not what anyone expected.

Feb 14, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Training international scientists in Australia

Materials science and engineering professor Jacob Jones has worked to bring international research experiences to NC State students based on his own transformative experience as a postdoc working at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.   “When I […]

Jan 23, 2018  |  Research

Persistent photoconductivity used to stimulate neurotypic cells

Researchers have, for the first time, used a material’s persistent photoconductivity to stimulate neurotype cells.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Research

Researchers inadvertently boost surface area of nickel nanoparticles for catalysis

A technique designed to coat nickel nanoparticles with silica shells actually fragments the material – creating a small core of oxidized nickel surrounded by smaller satellites.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Narayan, Q-carbon company place as 2017 R&D 100 Winner

Dr. Jagdish Narayan, John C. C. Fan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, and his company spun out from his invention Q-carbon, Q-Carbon LLC, have placed as a winner in the R&D 100 Awards.

Nov 22, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

LeBeau Wins $2M Transmission Electron Microscope in NSF MRI Competition

Dr. James LeBeau, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University and associate director of the Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AIF), has been awarded a $2M Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM).

Oct 2, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Narayan to serve on NAI Fellows Advisory Committee

Dr. Jagdish Narayan, John C. C. Fan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been elected to serve on the 2017 Fellows Advisory Committee for the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Sep 26, 2017  |  Students

Michael McKnight ’12 and NC State’s ASSIST Center revolutionize prosthetic limb technology

When Michael McKnight ‘12 outlines the fundamentals of his research in layman’s terms, it is evident that the path he has chosen for himself is not for the faint of heart: “What I am doing is 40% electrical engineering, 20% textile science, some percent material science, and then some percentage of biomedical engineering to be able to understand how to design for implementation.”

Sep 19, 2017  |  Students

Nurturing the nanotech maker in us all

New free online course teaches anyone how to make and examine materials on a molecular scale.