engineering

Jun 18, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Using Gold Nanoparticles to Trigger Sequential Unfolding of 3-D Structures

NC State researchers have developed a new technique that takes advantage of gold nanoparticles to trigger the sequential unfolding of three-dimensional structures using different wavelengths of light.

May 24, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Microscopy Advance Reveals Unexpected Role for Water in Energy Storage Material

A material with atomically thin layers of water holds promise for energy storage technologies, and researchers have now discovered that the water is performing a different role than anyone anticipated.

May 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

New Tech May Make Prosthetic Hands Easier for Patients to Use

Researchers have developed new technology for decoding neuromuscular signals to control powered, prosthetic wrists and hands.

May 14, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

NC State’s Ruben Carbonell Receives UNC System’s O. Max Gardner Award

Ruben Carbonell's distinguished career garners top recognition from the University of North Carolina System.

May 8, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Tech Bends Light More Efficiently, Offers Wider Angles for Light Input

NC State researchers have developed a new technology for steering light that allows for more light input and greater efficiency – a development that holds promise for creating more immersive augmented-reality display systems.

Apr 20, 2018  |  Campus Life

NC State Breaks Ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall, Announces Major Gift

Thanks to a $25 million gift, the newest Centennial Campus engineering building will be named Fitts-Woolard Hall in honor of donors Edward P. Fitts and Edgar S. Woolard.

Apr 19, 2018  |  The Abstract

Improving Public Engagement With Science Museums

A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest.

Apr 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Propose a Blockchain Data Network to Boost Manufacturing

Researchers are proposing the creation of a public, open-source network that uses blockchains to share verifiable manufacturing data.

Mar 26, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Lightweight Metal Foam Blocks Blastwave, Debris From High-Explosive Rounds

Stainless steel composite metal foam can block blast pressure and fragmentation at 5,000 feet per second from high explosive incendiary rounds that detonate only 18 inches away.

Mar 22, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Use 3-D Printing to Create Metallic Glass Alloys in Bulk

Researchers have created amorphous metal, or metallic glass, alloys using 3-D printing technology.