New Tech Uses Hardware, Software to Train Dogs More Efficiently
NC State researchers have developed and used a customized suite of technologies that allows a computer to train a dog autonomously, with the computer effectively responding to the dog based on the dog’s body language.
In Gaming, Player Behavior Reflects Roles – Even When No Roles Are Given
New research from NC State finds that player behavior in narrative role-playing games (RPGs) reflects specific character roles – even if the game tells players nothing about the character’s role.
Sci and Spy: Studying Collaboration Between the Research and Intelligence Communities
When NC State and the NSA created the joint Laboratory for Analytical Sciences, they soon discovered that a funny thing happens when academic researchers collaborate with the intelligence community: they feel like they’re being spied on.
New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs
Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.
Start-Up Connects Micro-Entrepreneurs With Tourists
How an interdisciplinary team of researchers is helping small, locally owned businesses connect with tourists to create economic prosperity -- and amazing experiences.
Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry
When Scott Vu started working on a computer science research project as a teenager, he didn’t realize he would end up launching a company designed to help the biotechnology industry operate more efficiently.
Computer science graduate Xavier Primus was accepted into MIT, Georgetown and Duke — and then went to NC State instead. Learn why we’re increasingly the first choice of elite students.
New Tech Helps Handlers Monitor Health, Well-Being of Guide Dogs
An interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers has developed a device that allows people who are blind to monitor their guide dogs, in order to keep tabs on the health and well-being of their canine companions.
Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games
What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research.
Researchers Tackle Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers
Researchers are working to give computer programmers better tools to help them protect software from security vulnerabilities.