chemical and biomolecular engineering

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Approach Paves Way for New Generation of Antimicrobial Materials

Researchers have successfully developed materials with the ability to render bacteria and viruses inactive using only ambient oxygen and visible-wavelength light. The new approach opens the door to a range of new products aimed at reducing the transmission of drug-resistant pathogens.

Aug 30, 2018  |  The Abstract

Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome

Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome.

Jul 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions

Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions.

Jul 12, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

American Chemical Society to Honor Velev

Orlin Velev will receive the Langmuir Lectureship Award from the American Chemical Society in August.

Feb 14, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency

NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Dec 7, 2017  |  Campus Life

World-Class Scholar

NC State undergrad Kobi Felton, a chemical engineering major who is minoring in Spanish, heads off to the United Kingdom next fall as a 2018 Marshall Scholar. Find out how his time at NC State changed his life.

Nov 16, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Find Diffusion Plays Unusual Signaling Role in Drosophila Embryos

Research shows that diffusion plays an unexpected role in cell differentiation during the early stages of development in the embryos of Drosophila.

Nov 7, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Tech Increases Microfluidic Research Data Output 100-fold

Researchers have developed a technique that allows users to collect 100 times more spectrographic information per day from microfluidic devices, compared to the previous industry standard.

Oct 12, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Study Shows How Rough Microparticles Can Cause Big Problems

New research finds the surface texture of microparticles in liquid suspension can cause internal friction that significantly alters the suspension’s viscosity – effectively making the liquid thicker or thinner.

Aug 30, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Set New Bar for Water-Splitting, CO2-Splitting Techniques

Researchers boost efficiency of techniques for splitting water to create hydrogen gas and splitting CO2 to create carbon monoxide.

Apr 4, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Touch-Sensitive, Elastic Fibers Offer New Interface for Electronics

NC State researchers have created elastic, touch-sensitive fibers that can interface with electronic devices.

Mar 29, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Control Soft Robots Using Magnetic Fields

Engineers have made a fundamental advance in controlling so-called soft robots, using magnetic fields to remotely manipulate microparticle chains embedded in soft robotic devices.

Mar 22, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use Light to Remotely Control Curvature of Plastics

Researchers have developed a technique that uses light to get flat, plastic sheets to curve into 3-D structures, such as spheres, tubes or bowls.

Mar 3, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Remotely Control Sequence in Which 2-D Sheets Fold Into 3-D Structures

Inspired by origami, researchers have found a way to remotely control the order in which a two-dimensional sheet folds itself into a three-dimensional structure.

Feb 23, 2017  |  Alumni

Alum Robertson Finalist for ‘MythBusters’ Host

Alumna Tamara Robertson is one of 10 finalists to be a host on the Discovery Channel's new version of "MythBusters." The 2009 graduate with a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering was one of 10,000 applicants to appear on the reality show "MythBusters: The Search," which concludes with winners being announced Saturday in the search finale.