Cooper Wins Churchill Scholarship
Senior Christopher Cooper, a chemical engineering and economics major at NC State, will spend the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Cambridge, earning a master's degree on a prestigious Churchill Scholarship.
New Material, Technique Efficiently Produce Hydrogen, Syngas Fuel Feedstock
Researchers have developed a technique that uses a new catalyst to convert methane and water into hydrogen and a fuel feedstock called syngas with the assistance of solar power.
New Approach May Lead to Inhalable Vaccines for Influenza, Pneumonia
A novel approach to creating inhalable vaccines using nanoparticles shows promise for targeting lung-specific diseases, such as influenza, pneumonia and tuberculosis.
Researchers Control Surface Tension to Manipulate Liquid Metals
Researchers have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals, opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits, antennas and other technologies.
Westmoreland to Lead Engineering Society
Dr. Phillip R. Westmoreland, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has been elected president of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Spontak Wins Professorship
Dr. Richard Spontak, chemical engineer and materials scientist, has been selected as the 2012 recipient of a professorship at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Bullard Elected Division Director
Dr. Lisa Bullard, teaching professor and director of undergraduate studies, will serve as the American Society for Engineering Education's chemical engineering division director.
New World Order
Caldwell Fellow Alex Martin is leading a team of students in a volunteer effort to bring 21st century marketing tools to entrepreneurs in the developing world. See the future of fair trade.
Felder Wins Global Education Award
Dr. Richard M. Felder, professor emeritus of chemical engineering, has won a 2010 Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies.
Diving to New Heights
Karen Achtyl and Megan Bittner have secured a place in history after being named the first female Naval ROTC members selected for submarine duty. They credit their ROTC training, supportive faculty and the rigorous chemical engineering program at NC State for their accomplishment.