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Aug 3, 2022

NC State to Lead Multi-institution Software Supply Chain Security Grant from NSF

NC State is the lead institution for a National Science Foundation grant to research technical challenges in software supply chain security. 

Postdoctoral researcher Lisa Van den Broeck looks into a microscope while STEPS Center director Jacob Jones watches on by her side..

Jun 6, 2022

STEPS Center Tackles Full Scope of Phosphorus Sustainability

Headquartered at NC State, the Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability Center is discovering and developing ways to recycle phosphorus, make our food system more efficient, and protect the environment from waste. 

Lorena Bociu sitting at table with students.

Aug 6, 2019

3 Score Presidential Award

Three NC State researchers are honored with the U.S. government's top award for early-career scientists and engineers. Meet the acclaimed young faculty members at the forefront of their fields. 

Neil Baugh leaning over his lab bench, smiling at the camera.

May 16, 2019

Proving Ground

Undergraduate researcher Neil Baugh has immersed himself in some of the coolest research in higher education, from soft robotics to nanomaterials. Thanks to a Goldwater Scholarship, he has plenty more to think and do. 

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May 2, 2019

14 Score NSF Fellowships for Graduate Research

The highly competitive awards go to students pursuing graduate degrees in the STEM disciplines. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Feb 21, 2018

Faculty Score NSF Early-Career Awards

Five faculty researchers receive grants to support their groundbreaking work in areas ranging from ultrafast out-of-equilibrium phase transitions to the evolution of damage in polymer composites. 

Mar 31, 2016

32 Students Score NSF Fellowships

NC State students earn a record number of NSF Graduate Research Fellowships this year. Meet the students who help make NC State a research powerhouse. 

Nov 18, 2015

Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math. 

Belltower at night.

May 5, 2015

9 Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

The NSF’s highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship goes to nine NC State current or former undergraduates. Meet the elite group of young researchers. 

Stylized illustration of a green cityscape powered by smart energy.

Mar 4, 2015

The Internet of Energy

A resurgent America needs a smarter power grid. At the FREEDM Systems Center, NC State researchers are leading the charge to create it — alongside their partners in industry, government and academia. 

Oct 2, 2013

Duckworth Scores NSF Award

Owen Duckworth, associate professor of soil science, has received a five-year, $400,000 award from the National Science Foundation to study the structure, reactivity and biological diversity of iron oxide deposits present in rivers, lakes and springs. 

May 22, 2013

Collaborative Nanoscale Facility Opens

Scientists at the Triangle's three major universities leveraged the power of collaboration to secure funding for a new high-tech nanoscale facility. 

Oct 22, 2012

Learn More About Plant Systems Research

The National Science Foundation and NC State hosts a plant systems biology workshop on Nov. 1 to Nov. 3 at the University Club. 

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. 

Oct 18, 2011

Apply for NSF Advance Workshops

If you’re a faculty member who’s interested in pursuing administrative positions, learn what it takes to succeed.