NC State Breaks Ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall, Announces Major Gift
Thanks to a $25 million gift, the newest Centennial Campus engineering building will be named Fitts-Woolard Hall in honor of donors Edward P. Fitts and Edgar S. Woolard.
Lightweight Metal Foam Blocks Blastwave, Debris From High-Explosive Rounds
Stainless steel composite metal foam can block blast pressure and fragmentation at 5,000 feet per second from high explosive incendiary rounds that detonate only 18 inches away.
Research Improves Food Bank Effectiveness, Equity
NC State researchers have developed computer models to improve the ability of food banks to feed as many people as possible, as equitably as possible, while reducing food waste.
What Do You Get When You Cross an Airplane With a Submarine?
The EagleRay is the first unmanned, fixed-wing aircraft capable of traveling through the air and underwater – transitioning repeatedly between sky and sea.
‘Green’ Catalysis Technique Aims to Boost Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Efficiency
NC State researchers have developed a green chemistry method to improve efficiency in pharmaceutical manufacturing.
Energizing African Development
Lack of access to reliable power is termed “energy poverty,” and we are studying efforts to address it.
VF Corporation and NC State Announce Strategic, Multiyear Partnership
The partnership will create new opportunities for students and boost research on textiles and apparel.
Metal Printing Offers Low-Cost Way to Make Flexible, Stretchable Electronics
Researchers have developed a new, low cost technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics.
Fieldwork in Africa Informs Science – and Changes a Scientist
How one postdoc's experiences in Kenya changed the way he views himself and his work.
Building 3-D models of molecules with RealityConvert
RealityConvert software creates 3-D models of molecules for research, education and drug discovery.