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Oct 13, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use ‘Avatar’ Experiments to Get Leg Up on Locomotion

Simple mechanical descriptions of the way people and animals walk, run, jump and hop liken whole leg behavior to a spring or pogo stick. But until now, no one has mapped the body’s complex physiology – which in locomotion includes […]

Sep 29, 2015  |  Awards and Honors

Brilliant Innovators

Two of the brightest young researchers within NC State’s College of Engineering have been producing outstanding work for years. Now they’ve won the acclaim of two of the world’s most influential technology magazines.

Sep 21, 2015

Best of Both Worlds: FREEDM-Pair Switches for Power Devices

Pairing switches in power devices can improve performance while keeping costs relatively low.

Aug 11, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Elastic Drug Delivery Technology Releases Drugs When Stretched

Delivering drugs in an efficient way won't be a stretch for new NC State technology.

Aug 5, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Sandcastles Inspire New Nanoparticle Binding Technique

Assembling nanoparticle networks in liquid is like a day at the beach.

Jul 20, 2015  |  Campus Life

Digital Humanities Team Not Donne Yet

Groundbreaking work in the digital humanities earns a visit from the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who surprises the university with a record-breaking gift.

Jul 13, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

Environmentally Friendly Lignin Nanoparticle ‘Greens’ Silver Nanobullet to Battle Bacteria

Technique combines silver with lignin to create effective and environmentally benign nanobullets.

Jun 17, 2015

Parry at White House for Presidential Award

Elizabeth Parry journeys to Washington, D.C. to receive the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring.

May 19, 2015  |  Campus Life

Engineering Graduate Student Wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Ph.D. student Alexander Richter wins a prestigious prize for innovative, pest-controlling nanoparticles.

May 11, 2015  |  Research and Innovation

NC State Team Selected for FAA Unmanned Aircraft Center of Excellence

NC State is part of a coalition selected by the FAA as a Center of Excellence for unmanned aircraft research.