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Stories From 2011

Nov 30, 2011

Person Street Exhibit Dec. 2

A research and design project conducted by architecture students and faculty is the subject of an exhibit on Friday in Raleigh. 

Nov 30, 2011

Researchers Find Some Smartphone Models More Vulnerable To Attack

New research from North Carolina State University shows that some smartphones specifically designed to support the Android mobile platform have incorporated additional features that can be used by hackers to bypass Android’s security features,  making […] 

Nov 30, 2011

Crowdfunding Liquid Sunlight

Can scientists raise money for their research by convincing the general public to open their wallets for small donations in fields ranging from astronomy to music to solar energy? According to NC State chemist Walter […] 

Nov 30, 2011

Going Google

Dear NC State Colleagues, Yesterday was a RED letter day for NC State. This great university migrated to Google Mail and now, for the first time in our history, we are all using the same […] 

Nov 30, 2011

Going Google

Notice a change in your email? Wednesday was Google Day, when the university switched from GroupWise and WolfWise to Google Apps. Here's an overview of the new features. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Mary Schweitzer

Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Ruben Carbonell

Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Michael Steer

Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones. 

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Jerome Cuomo

During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage.