Dr. Marian McCord
Dr. Marian McCord, associate professor of textile engineering science, chemistry and biomedical engineering, is developing affordable sanitary pads and effective mosquito netting for the developing world.
Dr. Donald Bitzer
Dr. Donald L. Bitzer was part of the team that discovered plasma-screen technology.
Dr. Roger Narayan
Dr. Roger Narayan has explored the use of microneedles in processes that could advance the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
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.
NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics.
54 Things To Do At NC State
Student Government’s “54 Things To Do at NC State” captures the spirit of NC State. Learn more about the activities that shape the campus culture, from the Krispy Kreme Challenge and football tailgates, to the university arts scene and student volunteer projects.
Inside the Belltower
No building evokes the feel of NC State like the Memorial Belltower. Since its completion in 1937, the 115-foot monument to alumni killed in World War I has been the university’s most recognizable symbol and likely the least-explored building on campus. Students, alumni and supporters know it well, but few have been inside the granite belfry. Lately, though, the club of Belltower insiders has grown, thanks to Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Tom Stafford.
Rethinking the college classroom
Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom.