materials science and engineering

Nov 26, 2019  |  Students

“Don’t be afraid to show up:” Meet the Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker

With a chance to send a lasting message to graduates who are about to take on the world by force, what may be viewed as a daunting task by some is seen by Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker Abigail ‘Abby’ Carbone as a dream come true and an opportunity to empower fellow women in STEM.

Nov 19, 2019  |  Research

Carbon electronics cluster opens new facility at NC State

NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…

Nov 7, 2019  |  Alumni

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.

Sep 12, 2019  |  Research

A refrigeration revolution — advanced on Centennial Campus

An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.

Sep 12, 2019  |  Faculty and Staff

College places in top 35 on US News undergraduate rankings

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University continues to hold its position amongst the best colleges of engineering in the country.

Sep 12, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Dickey named Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Dr. Elizabeth Dickey has been named Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University. Dickey has been a member of the NC State faculty since 2011.

Aug 7, 2019  |  Research

Augustyn selected for Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program

Dr. Veronica Augustyn, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been selected to receive funding as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Early Career Research Program. Her research focuses on the electrochemistry of materials for the development of clean-energy technologies.

Aug 5, 2019  |  Research

Technique uses magnets, light to control and reconfigure soft robots

A new technique uses light and magnetic fields to remotely control the movement of soft robots, lock them into position for as long as needed, and later reconfigure the robots into new shapes.

Jun 6, 2019  |  Research

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.

May 30, 2019  |  Students

Building bridges to biomechanics

National Biomechanics Day gives STEM students a unique opportunity to learn about the field and interact with NC State scientists.