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Bell Tower in the spring

Oct 23, 2023

Muller and team awarded $2.9 million NIH grant

Associate professor Dr. Marie Muller will serve as principal investigator for the project, titled “Quantitative Assessment of Angiogenesis using Ultrasound Multiple Scattering." She and her team look to propose real-time quantitative assessment of angiogenesis based on Ultrasound Multiple Scattering (USMS) analysis from raw ultrasound data.  

On left part of image, a man's lower leg is shown, with the toes of his feet pointing down. There are sensors attached to his knee and calf. On the right, a robotic prosthetic lower leg is shown flexing in a pose identical to the man's leg. In the upper right hand corner, a graph shows an erratic line that moves up and down.

Oct 20, 2023

Robotic prosthetic ankles improve ‘natural’ movement, stability

Robotic prosthetic ankles that are controlled by nerve impulses allow amputees to move more “naturally,” improving their stability. 

Fireworks explode over the NC State belltower to close down Packapalooza 2022.

Aug 30, 2023

From ideas to solutions

Six projects secured support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund this year, and for the first time in the fund’s history, awardees will receive supplemental resources through local entrepreneur and investor Bill Spruill’s 2ndF Research Commercialization Fund. 

Photo showing variety of objects that can be handled by new grippers.

Aug 3, 2023

Robotic grippers offer unprecedented combo of strength and delicacy

Device is flexible enough to handle soft and fragile objects as well as heavier ones. 

An aerial photo of Centenial campus, highlighting the Hunt Library.

Jun 16, 2023

Breaking through bacterial barriers in chronic treatment-resistant wounds

Researchers in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a new strategy to improve drug delivery into chronic wound infections. 

Allie Mitzak and Brian Kim

Jun 6, 2023

The BME Grad Podcast

A lasting resource for BME students and alumni — available wherever you listen to podcasts. 

An aerial photo of Centenial campus, highlighting the Hunt Library.

May 15, 2023

Six COE students win 2022-23 Graduate Programs Awards

Six outstanding NC State engineering graduate students were recognized for their academic achievements, research, leadership and service through the 2022-23 College of Engineering (COE) Graduate Programs Awards. 

2023 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Awards winners, from left: Noha Zayan, Jerin Smith, Ethan Frey and Annie Kate Watson.

May 15, 2023

College honors outstanding seniors for 2023

Seniors are nominated by their respective academic departments in the College of Engineering, and winners are chosen by a selection committee made up of faculty and staff members in the College. Departmental nominees were honored during a ceremony held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus where the four COE winners were also announced. 

Aerial view of the College of Engineering with Fitts-Woolard Hall in the foreground and Hunt Library to the right.

May 10, 2023

COE student and two alumni named to Andrews Launch Accelerator 2023 cohort

The NC State Acceleration Fund, operated by the Entrepreneurship Clinic, is the product of a $1,000,000 donation from Lyn and Chip Andrews. The purpose of the Accelerator is to give NC State founders the opportunity to jumpstart their entrepreneurial journey. Founders are provided with the funding, resources and guidance to grow their company.