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.
Dr. Donald Bitzer
Dr. Donald L. Bitzer was part of the team that discovered plasma-screen technology.
NC State is a leader in technological innovation, and its creative, committed faculty is the engine that drives that innovation. Meet some of the university's top faculty, The Inventors.
Dr. Orlin Velev
Dr. Orlin Velev and fellow researchers developed a soft memory device capable of functioning in wet environments.
Dr. Stephen Michielsen
Dr. Stephen Michielsen developed an anti-microbial nanocoating that, when exposed to light, kills viruses.
NC State research is yielding a new understanding of how the sweet potato can be used. More than just a food source for people, the sweet potato holds potential as a fuel source, a base for pet foods and a safe starch for diabetics.
Rethinking the college classroom
Bob Beichner, a professor of physics, is working to replace the traditional lecture at the center of the traditional American classroom.
PyroMan™ and his superfriends, creations of the NC State College of Textiles' Textile Protection and Comfort Center, test garments for resistance to flames, heat and hazardous materials.