Discovery sheds light on synthesis, processing of high-performance solar cells
Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody understood why these techniques worked. New research sheds light on the science behind these engineering solutions.
Building bridges to biomechanics
National Biomechanics Day gives STEM students a unique opportunity to learn about the field and interact with NC State scientists.
Undergraduate researcher Neil Baugh has immersed himself in some of the coolest research in higher education, from soft robotics to nanomaterials. Thanks to a Goldwater Scholarship, he has plenty more to think and do.
NC State honors outstanding faculty
NC State honored more than 30 faculty members, including Dean Louis Martin-Vega and other engineering faculty members, for their outstanding contributions to the university community during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. The annual event honors faculty who have won prestigious state, national and international awards and created new knowledge and advancements in their respective disciplines.
Three College of Engineering students win Goldwater Scholarships
Three students in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
New method turns carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers
New research from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has demonstrated a technique that converts carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers at ambient temperature and pressure in air using a pulsed laser method.
Engineering graduate student wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
Federico Scurti, a Ph.D. candidate in North Carolina State University’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), has won a $15,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for his work in enabling applications of high temperature superconductors (HTS), specifically for inventions to detect and prevent HTS failure.
Amoah receives first place for presentation at FOM Workshop
On January 29, ORaCEL (Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs) at NC State University held the Future of Materials Workshop at Talley Student Union on NC State’s campus. The aim of the workshop was to “address the grand challenges facing the next generation of functional materials by fostering collaborative activities that harness a wide-range of research tools and intellectual resources within the Research Triangle area.”
Veronica Augustyn named Sloan Research Fellow
Veronica Augustyn has been awarded a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship.
New method allows direct conversion of carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers
NC State research has demonstrated a technique that converts carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers at ambient temperature and pressure in air.