the people

Feb 27, 2012

Fruit Flies, Mice and How Their Genetic Codes Can Help You

In the past two weeks, NC State geneticists Trudy Mackay and David Threadgill, working with collaborators from across the globe, have published landmark scientific papers and made available new resources that will make it easier for researchers to tease out the links between an organism’s genetic blueprint and its behavior or traits.

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: Virtual crime scene

With 3-D modeling, NC State researchers are recreating crime scenes for law enforcement.

Jan 23, 2012

NC State forensic sciences: skull mapping

NC State anthropology professor has helped develop skull-mapping software that can trace the ancestry of skulls found by police.

Jan 3, 2012

Data defender

In 2011, NC State researcher Xuxian Jiang and his team of students discovered at least 20 types of malware affecting smartphones that use the Android operating system.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Mary Schweitzer

Dr. Mary Schweitzer, an associate professor of marine, earth and atmospheric sciences, found soft tissue inside 65-million-year-old dinosaur bones, giving rise to the field of molecular paleontology.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa and Dr. Benham Pourdeyhimi are developing smart bandages capable of administering drugs to traumatic wounds.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Ruben Carbonell

Dr. Ruben Carbonell invented a blood filter to help curb the spread of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease via blood transfusion.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Michael Steer

Dr. Michael Steer, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is creating new tools to help the military identify roadside bombs in combat zones.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Jerome Cuomo

During his time at IBM, Dr. Jerome Cuomo helped create the magneto-optic disk, technology that revolutionized computer data storage.

Nov 29, 2011

Dr. Jagdish Narayan

Dr. Jagdish Narayan has developed materials capable of holding massive amounts of data.