materials science and engineering

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.

Feb 14, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Training international scientists in Australia

Materials science and engineering professor Jacob Jones has worked to bring international research experiences to NC State students based on his own transformative experience as a postdoc working at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia.   “When I […]

Jan 23, 2018  |  Research

Persistent photoconductivity used to stimulate neurotypic cells

Researchers have, for the first time, used a material’s persistent photoconductivity to stimulate neurotype cells.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Research

Researchers inadvertently boost surface area of nickel nanoparticles for catalysis

A technique designed to coat nickel nanoparticles with silica shells actually fragments the material – creating a small core of oxidized nickel surrounded by smaller satellites.

Nov 28, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

Narayan, Q-carbon company place as 2017 R&D 100 Winner

Dr. Jagdish Narayan, John C. C. Fan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, and his company spun out from his invention Q-carbon, Q-Carbon LLC, have placed as a winner in the R&D 100 Awards.