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Apr 12, 2017

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes From Historic Dye Library

The first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library has been released. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties. 

An NC State alumna works with bees on a Durham rooftop.

Mar 3, 2017

Incubating Curiosity

NC State's Entrepreneurship Initiative helps students turn their business ideas into reality. Meet some of the entrepreneurs who have graduated from the EI and gone on to success in the business world. 

Two engineers professors pose together in front of a visualization wall at the Hunt Library.

Feb 10, 2017

Engineering Honors

The august body elects two College of Engineering faculty members for their groundbreaking work and contributions to society. 

An NC State professor in materials science and engineering half-hidden behind a 3-D molecule.

Jan 23, 2017

Fresh Material

In the past eighteen months, no fewer than six startups have sprung from groundbreaking discoveries in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Those six companies join more than a dozen other big names founded on the department’s research. 

The top of the NC State Memorial Bell Tower peeks into view amid blue sky and clouds.

Sep 2, 2016

Nearer Horizons

In 2017, seven more NC State projects will receive support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund. The funding will help researchers move innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace, in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools. 

Aug 9, 2016

NC State Boosts Efforts to Commercialize Research Discoveries

NC State has announced that seven projects will receive support from its Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, aimed at moving innovative discoveries from the lab bench to the marketplace in areas ranging from the development of new antibiotics to the creation of faster, more accurate medical diagnostic tools. 

Aug 5, 2016

A Fighting Chance

As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, NC State textiles and natural resources researchers have joined forces to better protect them under the worst circumstances. 

Aug 2, 2016

NC State to Form NSF-Funded Center for Advanced Electronics Through Machine Learning With UIUC and Georgia Tech

The new center will speed up the design and verification of microelectronic circuits and systems, reducing development costs and time-to-market for manufacturers of microelectronic products, especially integrated circuits. 

May 10, 2016

Smart Research Keeps Produce Fresh

SmartFresh, an innovative product that helps extend the life of produce, is one of the most successful licensed technologies to come out of NC State research. 

A brave toy droid rolls alone in front of the wolves at NC State's Wolf Plaza.

May 3, 2016

May the Fourth Be With You

While characters like Luke Skywalker and Rey use the Force to get things done, NC State uses its Think and Do spirit to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity. Check out some of the sci-fi research taking place on our campus — including a few ideas straight out of the movies. 

Apr 11, 2016

Get a Sneak Peek of NC State Startups at Lulu eGames

NC State student and faculty entrepreneurs will showcase their innovative products and new ventures Thursday, April 14, at the annual Lulu eGames startup competition. 

The frankly beautiful froth at the head of a pint of beer.

Mar 22, 2016

Home Brew

A burgeoning beer business is brewing in North Carolina — and NC State is supporting it with innovative brewing techniques, hands-on training for future brewers and a project to jumpstart hops production in the state. 

Mar 1, 2016

Start Me Up: Donation Will ‘Accelerate’ Student Startups

Chip and Lyn Andrews donate $1 million to establish NC State Acceleration Fund to assist student startup companies. 

Feb 23, 2016

Zhen Gu Receives Sloan Fellowship

Zhen Gu, an assistant professor in the joint biomedical engineering program at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in chemistry. 

Jan 11, 2016

New Tech Targets Cloud Computing Bugs

Computer science researcher Helen Gu has launched a start-up to help companies that use cloud computing improve the user experience for their customers.