materials science and engineering

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research

Using gold nanoparticles to trigger sequential unfolding of 3-D structures

NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light.

May 24, 2018  |  Research

Microscopy advance reveals unexpected role for water in energy storage material

A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.

May 21, 2018  |  Research

NC State hosts Triangle Soft Matter Workshop

The 10th anniversary of the Triangle Soft Matter (TSM) Workshop was held on May 14, 2018, at the Dorothy & Roy Park Alumni Center on NC State University’s Centennial Campus. Since its inception, the TSM has rotated each year among the campuses of NC State, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. This year, the honor was bestowed to NC State to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the TSM Workshop, which is now recognized as a testimony to the role of the Triangle universities in the soft matter research in the U.S. and the world.

May 2, 2018  |  Students

Outstanding seniors recognized at annual event

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University presented outstanding senior awards in four categories to exceptional students during a ceremony on April 24.

Apr 24, 2018  |  Students

10 College of Engineering students named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Ten students from the College of Engineering at NC State have been named recipients of the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship.

Mar 16, 2018  |  Students

AmeriCorps: Why they serve

In a society some feel is more disconnected than ever, one domestic service organization has been building bridges across the nation, helping individuals and communities…

Mar 5, 2018  |  Research

Tackling perceived bias in engineering education

NC State researchers are taking the lead in understanding and addressing perceived bias in engineering education programs across the country.

Mar 5, 2018  |  Awards and Honors

Six engineering professors are named 2017-2018 University Faculty Scholars

NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. The 20 recipients represent early- and mid-career faculty dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement. The University Faculty Scholars program, established by the chancellor in 2012, recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders at NC State.

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.