Dr. Ruben Carbonell
Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion.
Dr. Michael Steer
Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones.
Dr. Jerome Cuomo
During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage.
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.