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Tag: materials science and engineering

Sep 16, 2015

NSF-Funded Network to Boost Nanotech Innovation

A five-year, $5.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation supports a collaborative effort by three Triangle universities to help businesses and educators speed the development of new nanotechnology-based products and opportunities. 

Apr 30, 2015

Why, and How, Computational Research is Changing Materials Science

To stay competitive, businesses and governments are constantly looking for materials that will open the door to new technologies or sources of energy. And computational research is key to developing those new materials. 

Oct 17, 2014

Narayan Earns N.C.’s Top Science Award

Jay Narayan is recognized by the state of North Carolina for his groundbreaking work in materials science. Find out how his research is leading to the development of high-efficiency LEDs that will save energy, reduce greenhouse emissions and contribute to the nation’s energy independence. 

Oct 8, 2014

Report Outlines Efforts to Boost Diversity in Materials Science and Engineering Community

NC State played a leadership role in crafting a new national report addressing the lack of diversity in materials science and engineering. 

Apr 16, 2014

Prof Honored With System’s Top Award

The UNC Board of Governors has awarded the prestigious O. Max Gardner Award to Jay Narayan. Read about the researcher's groundbreaking work in materials science. 

Feb 23, 2012

Yingling Receives NSF Career Award

Dr. Yaroslava G. Yingling, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, will use a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation to study DNA-functionalized surfaces. 

Nov 3, 2011

Narayan Wins $25,000 Prize

Dr. Jagdish “Jay” Narayan delivered a Centennial Campus lecture this week as winner of a $25,000 prize  for scientific and educational achievement in engineering. 

Jul 14, 2011

Prolific Professor

Dr. Hans Conrad's scientific curiosity keeps him coming to the lab every day, publishing top-notch papers and working with students, 18 years after his official retirement. 

Jun 29, 2011

Serious Silly Putty

What happens when you drop an 80-pound ball of Silly Putty from the top of a nine-story building? Ask the budding engineers and scientists at NC State’s Materials Camp. 

Feb 7, 2011

Tracy Earns NSF Career Award

Dr. Joe Tracy, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development Award from the National Science Foundation. 

Jun 17, 2010

Silly Putty Science

Watching the ball drop in Times Square is a grand tradition. But for sheer drama, nothing matches the free fall of a 50-pound ball of Silly Putty from the roof of D.H. Hill Library.