A Look Back at 2011
Another active year is in the books at NC State. See how the Wolfpack made a global impact in 2011.
How Does Santa Do It?
It takes more than magic to get Santa into millions of homes on Christmas Eve. NC State professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering Dr. Larry Silverberg details the science behind St. Nicholas.
Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi
Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds.
Dr. Michael Steer
Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones.
Dr. Jerome Cuomo
During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage.
Dr. Jagdish Narayan
Dr. Jagdish Narayan has developed materials capable of holding massive amounts of data.
Dr. B. Jayant Baliga
Dr. B. Jayant Baliga created a super-efficient semiconductor that eliminates roughly 1 trillion pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year.
Dr. John Cavanagh and Dr. Christian Melander
Research by Dr. Christian Melander and Dr. John Cavanagh holds promise for fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Dr. Michael Dickey
Dr. Michael Dickey, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has developed flexible antennas with a range of potential uses.
Dr. Marian McCord
Dr. Marian McCord, associate professor of textile engineering science, chemistry and biomedical engineering, is developing affordable sanitary pads and effective mosquito netting for the developing world.