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Sep 24, 2015

Automobile Emissions Expert Can Discuss Volkswagen Scandal, Emissions Testing

Reporters interested in understanding how VW cheated, what emissions tests are and how they work, and how these deceptions can be detected can contact vehicle emissions expert Chris Frey. 

Aug 19, 2015

Vomiting Device Offers First Direct Evidence That Vomit Aerosolizes Norovirus-Like Particles

Using a vomiting device of their creation, researchers are reporting the first direct evidence that vomiting can aerosolize virus particles similar to human norovirus. 

Apr 2, 2015

A Safer Way to Deal With Raw Sewage in the Developing World

In 2011, an engineering student came up with an idea to save lives by help people in the developing world deal with raw sewage. Four years and several countries later, the technology is beginning to come into focus. 

Feb 11, 2015

NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina. 

Oct 31, 2014

Successfully Studying Failure at the Constructed Facilities Lab

At the Constructed Facilities Lab, success is failure. By creating material failures in key pieces of infrastructures, researchers prevent them from occurring in real life. 

Jan 26, 2012

Clark Named to Board of Trustees

Jimmy D. Clark, an engineering alumnus and business owner from Greensboro, has been appointed by Gov. Bev Perdue to the NC State Board of Trustees. 

Nov 29, 2010

Hitting the Road

For the next seven days, NC State alum and Raleigh-based graphic designer Will Langley, armed with only a $20 bill and a full tank of gas, is taking to the streets to raise the profile of the growing number of unsheltered homeless residents facing daily, harsh realities in our local community. 

May 18, 2010

Edge Leads Coastal Engineering Academy

Dr. Billy Edge was among 32 inaugural inductees to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Academy of Coastal Ocean Port and Navigation Engineers. 

Apr 26, 2010

Ranjithan Honored

Dr. Ranji Ranjithan will receive an award from the Environmental & Water Resources Institute for writing the best research paper of 2009. 

Feb 4, 2010

Rizkalla Honored for Research

Dr. Sami Rizkalla, distinguished professor of civil engineering and construction, will receive the Concrete Research Council Arthur J. Boase Award on March 21 in Chicago.