NC State Leads NSF Program to Train Future Leaders at Nexus of Big Data and Materials Science
NC State and NC Central are launching an NSF-funded program to create a new generation of scientists who work at the crossroads of big data and materials science.
Study Finds Indie Rockers Face Business Communication Challenges
A new study finds indie rock musicians face significant business communication challenges, requiring them to develop skills that are probably not what they had in mind when they decided to make a career out of rock n’ roll.
The Next Generation of Greenhouses May Be Power Plants
Researchers from NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill are launching a project to develop next generation greenhouses with built-in solar cells that make use of the entire spectrum of solar light.
Computer Engineers Boost App Speeds by More Than 9 Percent
Researchers from NC State University and Samsung Electronics have found a way to boost the speed of computer applications by more than 9 percent. The improvement results from techniques that allow computer processors to retrieve data more efficiently.
Atom Art: Beauty at the Atomic Scale
Nature makes beautiful patterns with atoms.
New Tech Promises to Boost Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range
NC State researchers have developed a new type of inverter device with greater efficiency in a smaller, lighter package – which should improve the fuel-efficiency and range of hybrid and electric vehicles.
Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.
NC State’s ‘Entrepalooza’ Celebrates Entrepreneurs, Innovators
NC State is partnering with IBM to host “Entrepalooza,” an entrepreneurship and innovation festival, on Thursday, Sept. 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Oval on Centennial Campus.
New Technique Integrates Graphene, Graphene Oxide and Reduced Graphene Oxide onto Silicon Chips at Room Temperature
Researchers have developed a technique that allows them to integrate graphene, graphene oxide and reduced graphene oxide onto silicon substrates at room temperature by using nanosecond pulsed laser annealing.
Lightweight, Wearable Tech Efficiently Converts Body Heat to Electricity
NC State researchers have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies.