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industrial and systems engineering

woman receives vaccine shot

Jul 29, 2020

Why We Should Already Be Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

What is the best way to distribute vaccines fairly and efficiently? 

man walking by tree that is blocking a road

Apr 15, 2020

Research Helps Volunteers Do the Most Good After a Disaster

New tools help coordinate volunteers to do the most good. 

noncombatants boarding a military transport helicopter

Feb 28, 2020

New Tool Aims to Assist Military Logistics in Evacuating Noncombatants

A new computer model aims to expedite military operations aimed at evacuating noncombatants, disaster response or humanitarian relief. 

military personnel maneuver equipment into an airplane for transport

Jul 17, 2019

New Tool Tackles Uncertainty in Military Logistics Planning

A new model can help military leaders better account for logistical risk and uncertainty during operational planning and execution. 

3D bioprinted meniscus in a petri dish

Apr 10, 2019

Ultrasound Aligns Living Cells in Bioprinted Tissues

NC State University researchers have developed a biofabrication technique to improve the characteristics of engineered tissues by using ultrasound to align living cells during the bioprinting process. 

a baby's feet

Dec 12, 2018

Study Highlights Potential Benefits of Continuous EEG Monitoring for Infant Patients

A recent retrospective study evaluating continuous electroencephalography of children in intensive care units found a higher than anticipated number of seizures. 

Apr 10, 2018

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 22, 2018

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. 

Feb 27, 2018

Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity

NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste. 

Feb 26, 2018

New Technique Allows Printing of Flexible, Stretchable Silver Nanowire Circuits

New technique prints silver nanowire circuits on flexible, stretchable substrates. 

Dec 20, 2017

Metal Printing Offers Low-Cost Way to Make Flexible, Stretchable Electronics

Researchers have developed a new, low cost technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics. 

Jun 1, 2017

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Researchers at NC State are helping to advance the field of regenerative medicine. 

Feb 9, 2017

McGlothlin to Lead IISE

Tim McGlothlin, executive director of the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina, has been named president-elect of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. 

Olympic trialist and engineering grad Jonathan Addison in full flight.

Apr 27, 2016

Engineering an Olympic Dream

NC State track and field star Jonathan Addison will earn his degree in industrial engineering at next week's spring commencement. And then he's off on a track-and-field whirlwind that could end up at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games in Brazil. 

Buyers at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina sort food in an aisle of the Raleigh branch.

Dec 4, 2014

Bolstering Our Food Banks

The number of people at risk of going hungry in North Carolina is more than one in six. It often falls to the state’s food banks to provide relief from food insecurity — with help from industrial and systems engineers at NC State.