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Tag: materials science and engineering

Apr 16, 2014

Prof Honored With System’s Top Award

The UNC Board of Governors has awarded the prestigious O. Max Gardner Award to Jay Narayan. Read about the researcher's groundbreaking work in materials science. 

Feb 23, 2012

Yingling Receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Yaroslava G. Yingling, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, will use a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to study DNA-functionalized surfaces. 

Nov 3, 2011

Narayan Wins $25,000 Prize

Dr. Jagdish “Jay” Narayan delivered a Centennial Campus lecture this week as winner of a $25,000 prize  for scientific and educational achievement in engineering. 

Jul 14, 2011

Prolific Professor

Dr. Hans Conrad's scientific curiosity keeps him coming to the lab every day, publishing top-notch papers and working with students, 18 years after his official retirement. 

Jun 29, 2011

Serious Silly Putty

What happens when you drop an 80-pound ball of Silly Putty from the top of a nine-story building? Ask the budding engineers and scientists at NC State’s Materials Camp. 

Feb 7, 2011

Tracy Earns NSF Career Award

Dr. Joe Tracy, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. 

Jun 17, 2010

Silly Putty Science

Watching the ball drop in Times Square is a grand tradition. But for sheer drama, nothing matches the free fall of a 50-pound ball of Silly Putty from the roof of D.H. Hill Library.