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Tag: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Yaroslava Yingling

Jan 10, 2022

Yaroslava Yingling appointed Distinguished Professor

Dr. Yaroslava Yingling can now proudly add Distinguished Professor to her impressive list of titles in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University. 

six still images show how a strip of material moves in response to changing temperatures

Dec 14, 2021

Technique speeds up thermal actuation for soft robotics

A new design for thermal actuators allows rapid movement in soft robotic devices. 

James Lester standing behind computer modeled illustration of molecular structures.

Oct 28, 2021

A new way to learn

In Crystal Island: EcoJourneys, a narrative-based virtual learning environment designed by researchers in NC State’s Department of Computer Science (CSC), middle school students travel to a fictional island in the Philippines. While there, they encounter a dilemma: a local fish farm is reporting that tilapia are becoming sick at an alarming rate. It’s a complex problem… 

View from within rows of corn in a Rowan County field.

Oct 28, 2021

Steps toward sustainability

Faculty members in the College of Engineering and across NC State will lead a national research effort to reduce both dependence on mined phosphates and the amount of phosphorus that leaches into soils and water. The research, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will focus on issues relevant to both food security and environmental quality.… 

Closeup of hand with flexible circuit around the index finger.

Oct 28, 2021

ASSIST Center looks to a self-sufficient future

Nine years in, the Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies (ASSIST) has continued to lead the way in developing flexible, self-powering and wearable devices that will help both physicians and patients in monitoring human health across fields. 

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 23, 2013

Hagan announces $3 million grant awarded to triangle universities for cybersecurity research

U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently announced that UNC-Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University and Duke University have received cybersecurity research awards totaling more than $3 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF). 

Apr 18, 2013

Reeves receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Gregory Reeves, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty in science and engineering. 

Mar 13, 2013

Enck receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. William Enck, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty in science and engineering. 

Mar 7, 2013

Murphy-Hill receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Emerson Murphy-Hill, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty in science and engineering.