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gold nanorods

Jun 22, 2022

Technique Allows Researchers to Align Gold Nanorods with Magnetic Fields

A new technique allows researchers to align gold nanorods using magnetic fields, allowing greater control over their optical properties. 

Abby Lampe holding a wheel of cheese over her head.

Jun 6, 2022

Alumna Is England’s Reigning Cheese-Rolling Champion

Abby Lampe, a fourth-generation Wolfpack alum, tumbles her way to fame in the 2022 Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake near Gloucester, England. 

Parking space features sign specifying it is for charging electric vehicles only

Jun 6, 2022

New Model Finds Best Sites for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

The Talley tower

Jun 3, 2022

Fulbrights ‘Think and Do’ Globally

NC State innovation spans the globe, thanks to this year's Fulbright Scholars. From pioneering textile technologies in Sweden to the next generation of forest fire forecasting in India, our Fulbrights cover a lot of ground. 

twisted clear polymer "soft robot" lies next to a rotini pasta noodle

May 23, 2022

Twisted Soft Robots Navigate Mazes Without Human Or Computer Guidance

The soft robots demonstrate a concept called "physical intelligence." 

illustration shows the layout of a solar powered system that turns hydrogen-carrying liquid into hydrogen gas

May 23, 2022

New Tech Aims to Drive Down Costs of Hydrogen Fuel

The new tech for extracting hydrogen gas from liquid carriers is faster, less expensive than previous approaches. 

computer screen showing a pirate flag

May 16, 2022

New Approach Allows for Faster Ransomware Detection

The approach detects a broad range of ransomware far more quickly than previous systems. 

busy traffic intersection in a city

May 5, 2022

Researchers Find Way to Make Traffic Models More Efficient

The models are used for everything from traffic-light patterns to apps for driving directions. 

Image shows a network of green strands with red and blue highlights

May 4, 2022

Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction

The work also offers a blueprint for related research moving forward. 

diagram of the new technique for producing hindered amines

May 4, 2022

Researchers Devise Cheaper, Faster Way to Continuously Produce Amines

Hindered amines are used as building blocks in products ranging from pharmaceuticals to LEDs. 

The Technology Tower is reflected in the side windows of the Talley Student Center.

May 3, 2022

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 3 With Ties to NC State

Three innovators who have served on NC State's faculty are inducted into the prestigious organization at a two-day event in Washington, D.C. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

Apr 29, 2022

Husain, Kudenov Receive 2022 Alcoa Foundation Awards

Iqbal Husain and Michael Kudenov, two exceptional College of Engineering faculty members, received the 2022 Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards at the spring faculty meeting earlier this month. 

A graphic shows scales, non-specific heads and dollar signs in green, red and purple.

Apr 22, 2022

Research Through an Equitable Lens

Recognizing the importance of a fair and just society, researchers at NC State prioritize equity in their diverse fields. 

purely decorative image of hands typing

Apr 5, 2022

New Technique Offers Faster Security for Non-Volatile Memory Tech

Researchers used a hybrid hardware-software approach to improve file system security for NVMs. 

rows of vials containing covid-19 vaccine

Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste

The researchers hope others can use the data to improve vaccination efforts in the future.