NSF Funds Engineering Prof
The National Science Foundation has committed $400,000 to Dr. Michael Dickey's research on micromoldable liquid metal.
Arumugam Receives NSF Career Award
The National Science Foundation will support Dr. Sankar Arumugam's research on streamflow and water quality forecasts over the next five years.
Fueling His Passion
Tim Turner is a baby boomer on a crusade, trying to refine a process that can turn animal fat and waste grease into hydrocarbon fuels. He developed the process three years ago with three NC State professors. Although Turner could be mistaken for a professor himself, he's actually a 57-year-old graduate student embarking on a career in the green economy.
Mathematics Wins NSF Grant
The Department of Mathematics has been awarded a National Science Foundation grant titled "Alliance for Building Faculty Diversity in the Mathematical Sciences" that will fund postdoctoral fellowships to new Ph.D.s for a period of up to three years.
NC State researchers have received a three-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Center for Chemical Innovation for research in the emerging field of molecular spintronics.
NSF Grant Funds Rural Outreach
A team of researchers led by Dr. Sarah Stein, associate professor of communication, recently received a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Researcher Earns NSF Career Award
Dr. Jie Yu, a Sea Grant researcher whose work has focused on the formation of deadly rip currents, won a prestigious Career Award from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Tao Xie has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award by the National Science Foundation, valued at $425,000.
Advance Scholars Selected
Seventeen faculty members have been appointed as Advance Scholars who will work to enhance faculty diversity.
Berube Writes Nanotechnology White Paper
Dr. David Berube is lead author of a National Science Foundation-funded white paper, "Nanotechnology: Communicating Risk in the 21st Century."
Statistics Department Recognized for Diversity
The American Mathematical Society's Committee on the Profession designated the Department of Statistics as one of two Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference.
Visiting Scholars on Campus
Fifteen graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are visiting campus this week for the Building Future Faculty program.
Grant to Boost Diversity
NC State has received a two-year, $987,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to encourage underrepresented minority students to enter graduate school in engineering, science and related fields.