national science foundation

May 4, 2010

NSF Funds Engineering Prof

The National Science Foundation has committed $400,000 to Dr. Michael Dickey's research on micromoldable liquid metal.

Apr 23, 2010

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.

Mar 4, 2010

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.

Mar 4, 2010

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.

Sep 24, 2009

Spintronics Grant

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.

Sep 24, 2009

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.

Aug 27, 2009

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.

Jul 1, 2009

Xie Honored

Dr. Tao Xie has been awarded a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award by the National Science Foundation, valued at $425,000.

May 18, 2009

Advance Scholars Selected

Seventeen faculty members have been appointed as Advance Scholars who will work to enhance faculty diversity.

May 7, 2009

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."

May 7, 2009

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.

Apr 2, 2009

Visiting Scholars on Campus

Fifteen graduate students and postdoctoral scholars are visiting campus this week for the Building Future Faculty program.

Mar 19, 2009

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.