Research and Innovation

Jul 27, 2016  |  The Abstract

NC State Named a Research ‘Rising Star’

NC State ranks third in North America on a list of 100 institutions that increased contributions to a selection of top academic journals, according to a new report on research “rising stars” conducted by Nature.

Jul 26, 2016  |  Events

Media Invited to Forensic Science Workshop on Clandestine Burials

Researchers will be training law enforcement officials and crime scene investigators on how to find hidden bodies and retrieve evidence that can help track down those responsible.

Jul 22, 2016  |  The Abstract

Successful Innovation: A Field Guide to the Psychology of Change

The word “innovation” gets thrown around a lot, often in regard to the development of new products or services. But what predicts how people will respond to new things or ideas?

Jul 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

Jul 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Integration of Novel Materials with Silicon Chips Makes New ‘Smart’ Devices Possible

Researchers have developed a way to integrate novel functional materials onto a computer chip, allowing the creation of new smart devices and systems.

Jul 14, 2016  |  The Abstract

Cleaning Up Brownfield Sites Benefits Environment, Nearby Property Values

Cleaning up contaminated properties can benefit more than just the environment, according to recently published research.

Jul 13, 2016  |  The Abstract

A Different Kind of Field Work

Ft. Bragg’s 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion and NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine created a pilot program to train Civil Affairs soldiers and medics in some basic veterinary care for farm animals.

Jul 12, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Finds Broad Range of ‘Independence’ for U.S. Young Adults

The idea of what it means to become “independent” has evolved significantly in recent generations, and new research from NC State finds that the concept of being either dependent or independent doesn’t apply to almost half of young adults in the United States.

Jul 11, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Develop Faster, Precise Silica Coating Process for Quantum Dot Nanorods

NC State researchers have fine-tuned a technique that enables them to apply precisely controlled silica coatings to quantum dot nanorods in a day – up to 21 times faster than previous methods.

Jul 8, 2016  |  The Abstract

Driving Toward More Efficient Solar Cells

NC State physicist Kenan Gundogdu was part of an international team that produced organic solar cells with fast charge separation and low voltage loss.