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Dec 11, 2012

Textile Students Honored

Three textile engineering students were awarded third place in the 2012 Odebrecht Award for Sustainable Development for a class project looking at the recyclability of oil- contaminated pizza boxes. 

May 16, 2012

Global Health Project Gets Funding

NC State is a winner in the Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. 

Jul 6, 2011

Packing for Mars

To protect future space travelers, NC State students have designed a 1,900-square-foot inflatable living environment for four to six astronauts. 

Sep 8, 2010

McCord Adds Global Health Duties

Dr. Marian McCord has accepted a half-time appointment as director of global health initiatives for the Office of International Affairs. 

Jun 18, 2010

Textiles Prof Elected

The Society of Dyers and Colourists’ board elected Dr. Renzo Shamey, associate professor of textiles, as a fellow of the society.

The Society of Dyers and Colourists’ board elected Dr. Renzo Shamey, associate professor of textiles, as a fellow of the society. Shamey joined NC State in 2003. He directs the polymer and color chemistry program in the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science.
 

Jun 2, 2010

Gorga Receives Alumni Award

Dr. Russell Gorga, associate professor and program director in Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, received Iowa State University’s Professional Progress in Engineering Award. 

May 14, 2010

Lending a Hand

For most college students, end-of-the-year projects are fraught with worry. But for a group of NC State textile engineering majors presenting prototypes of products designed specifically for people with disabilities, it was celebration - not stress - that characterized the mood of the day. 

Jul 20, 2009

Building a Better Battery

Amid corporate restructuring plans, car czars and a waning economy, the struggling automotive industry is tasked with providing more efficient and economical options for car buyers. While foreign markets have been quick to move into hybrid and electric vehicle space, the United States has been slower to adapt. That's where NC State comes in. 

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