Westmoreland to Lead Engineering Society
Dr. Phillip R. Westmoreland, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been elected president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
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Researchers Use New Approach To Overcome Key Hurdle For Next-Generation Superconductors
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new computational approach to improve the utility of superconductive materials for specific design applications – and have used the approach to solve a key research obstacle for the next-generation superconductor material […]
SBP Oct 26: Response to vandalism on campus
(this is another guest post by Student Government member Danielle Laundon) By now, most everyone knows about the vandalism that occurred outside the NC State GLBT center in Harrelson on Monday night. One picture in particular depicting the spray-painted slurs […]
Watch the Talley Webcam
Get a bird’s eye view of progress on the Talley Student Center renovation with its live webcam feed.
Floyd Receives Defense Award
Dr. Brian Floyd, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, has won a $300,000 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
With or Without You
Virgin motherhood by a copperhead snake. Sperm storage for more than five years by an eastern diamondback rattlesnake before fertilization and motherhood. Reptile reproduction, to steal from Alice in Wonderland, is getting curioser and curioser. In a new paper, Dr. […]
NC State Project Focuses On Education For Foster Children
When children are placed in foster care, it often means a disruption in their education, as well as a change in living situation – which can hurt their educational performance. Now NC State researchers are using a federal grant to […]
Spontak Wins Professorship
Dr. Richard Spontak, chemical engineer and materials scientist, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of a professorship at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Circadian Rhythm Linked to Skin Cancer in Mice
Score one for the siesta. When you’re hit with that afternoon energy lull, don’t head outside to find some sunlight to brighten your day. The same circadian rhythm that saps your afternoon energy also appears to slow down some important […]