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Tag: materials science and engineering

Jacob Jones

Sep 9, 2021

New NSF center will advance phosphorus sustainability

Led by NC State and located on Centennial Campus, the new center aims to reduce our phosphorus dependence and its downstream effects on the environment. Jacob Jones, professor of materials science and engineering, is the director. 

Aug 2, 2021

Birnessite study offers insights for electrochemistry, energy storage

The work sets the stage for understanding complex electrochemical reactions. 

A B-2 Spirit (stealth) bomber is silhouetted against the clouds.

May 19, 2021

How a tougher skin could change the shape of stealth aircraft

A new material promises to make stealth aircraft even stealthier. 

Memorial Bell Tower and spring flowers

May 17, 2021

NC State announces inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

Ten faculty members in the College of Engineering or affiliated departments are among the 24 recognized by a new program for promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 23, 2021

Augustyn and Garcia Menendez named 2021 recipients of Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award

Veronica Augustyn, assistant professor in MSE, and Fernando Garcia Menendez, assistant professor in CCEE, are being honored for their dedicated commitment to supporting engineering students. 

Apr 8, 2021

Brenner part of nationwide team developing materials hard enough to stir steel

A multi-university team funded by the Department of Defense is working to develop new super-hard "high entropy" materials, as well as AI tools. 

Mar 26, 2021

Trapped configurations of plasmon-coupled gold nanoparticles useful for thermal history sensing

Basically, you can use light to see how hot the material got. 

diagram of a solar-powered greenhouse

Mar 18, 2021

Study finds plants would grow well in solar cell greenhouses

An interdisciplinary team of NC State researchers found that greenhouses made of see-through solar panels good for growing plants and making electricity. 

NC State Bell Tower on a snow day

Feb 19, 2021

Inaugural cohort of Impact Scholars announced

Two College of Engineering faculty members are part of the inaugural cohort of Impact Scholars. 

diagram of the material design in the new photonic device architecture

Feb 1, 2021

New photonics research makes smaller, more efficient virtual and augmented reality tech possible

The advance is a fundamentally new device architecture for photonic devices.