materials science and engineering

Oct 27, 2020  |  Research

Why young STEM researchers are calling for paid family leave

A group of young researchers is stepping outside their disciplines to address the gender gap in STEM jobs.

Oct 20, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professors

Four faculty members receive Alumni Association honor, including MSE's Dr. Elizabeth C. Dickey.

Sep 3, 2020  |  Students

Envisioning Research Contest winners show artistic exploration

The winners of the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest brought a new light to their discoveries at NC State.

Aug 25, 2020  |  Research

Funding renewal will continue nanotechnology work in the Research Triangle for five more years

The Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN), a partnership between three local universities that drives research and education in the areas of nanoscale engineering, science and technology, is one of 16 such sites nationwide that will benefit from five more years of funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Jul 29, 2020  |  Research

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund supports six promising projects

This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.

Jul 1, 2020  |  Research

Researchers develop computational model to build better capacitors

Model aims to guide development of new energy storage devices for electronics.

May 27, 2020  |  Research

Controlling artificial cilia with magnetic fields and light

Researchers have made remotely-controlled, artificial cilia that bend into new shapes, then return to their original shape.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

Material World

The Data-Enabled Science of Engineering and Atomic Structure (SEAS) traineeship program is creating a new generation of data-driven scientists that will help develop smart materials.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

Alumni donors know that Fitts-Woolard Hall is more than a building

More than 300 alumni donors have supported the College in its effort to raise $60 million in private donations to help fund construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall. Meet two couples who have made support of the project a priority and learn why they decided to give.

Apr 23, 2020  |  Magazine

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley, III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks. Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College, recognized the three distinguished graduates at a banquet on Nov. 6. Brantley could not attend the ceremony.