NC State is a leader in technological innovation, and its creative, committed faculty is the engine that drives that innovation. Meet some of the university's top faculty, The Inventors.
Dr. Orlin Velev
Dr. Orlin Velev and fellow researchers developed a soft memory device capable of functioning in wet environments.
Dr. Stephen Michielsen
Dr. Stephen Michielsen developed an anti-microbial nanocoating that, when exposed to light, kills viruses.
Solar House Reopens to Public
NC State's Solar House has reopened its doors to the public weekdays on a limited basis.
NC State Designs New Handle To Make Lifting Infant Car Seats Safer, Easier
Engineers at North Carolina State University have developed a new handle for infant car seats (ICSs) that makes it easier for parents to lift the seat out of a car – while retaining a firmer grip on the handle – […]
Read This! Book Recommendations For Kids And Armchair Researchers
I think it is important to get the general public – and kids – interested in research. It’s never too late to get grown-ups excited about science. And maybe the child you encourage today will be a future Albert Schweitzer, […]
Events Preceding the Helvetican Renaissance (Part II)
Editor’s Note: Readers of The Abstract are generally interested in research, science and technology. People that fall into that camp are often also devotees of science fiction. So, in a throw back to the serialized storytelling of the golden age […]
McNeal Honored with Friday Medal
NC State honored Dr. Bill McNeal, longtime leader and former Wake County superintendent, with the Friday Medal for contributions to education.
Craig Leads Economics Department
Economics professor Dr. Lee Craig is now serving as head of the Department of Economics.
Nobel Laureate to Deliver Fall Commencement Address at NC State
Nobel Prize winner and NC State alumnus Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, a world leader in the study of climate change, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the RBC Center in Raleigh. The commencement ceremony will […]