Ph.D. Alumni Andrade, Mwanga Win World Food Prize
Two NC State alumni are among the four winners of the 2016 World Food Prize, one of the most important and coveted international awards given in agriculture.
Collaborative Research to Help Wildland Firefighters Survive
As firefighters in California unite to battle wildfires fueled by extreme heat, researchers from NC State's College of Textiles and College of Natural Resources have joined forces to look for ways to better protect them under the worst circumstances.
The Fly Whisperer
Pioneering geneticist Trudy Mackay's work with fruit flies is influencing scientists around the world and leading to important discoveries.
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 Leader in Licensing Research
As a land-grant university, NC State focuses on sharing its work. That focus has always served North Carolina, and it’s having a broader impact, too. The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) recently ranked NC State a national leader in licensing and optioning research to the private sector.
Record-Breaking Giving Shows Donors Bullish on NC State
NC State alumni and friends are investing in the university like never before, boosting charitable giving for scholarships, research, academic programs and faculty support to an all-time high.
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.
Uneventful Test Flight in Exciting Field
NC State's NextGen Air Transportation institute demonstrates its new test plane for researchers, media and industry partners.
The Best of the Pack
At NC State, 2014 opened with a presidential visit and closed with record-high levels of research funding and donor support. Between those bookends lay a year of highlights: new public-private partnerships to tackle global challenges, problem-solving faculty research, athletic success at the conference and national levels, and more.
2014 Research Round-Up Quiz
NC State researchers do amazing work. To see if you’ve been paying attention, we decided to highlight some fun science stories from the past year in a quiz.