think and do

Aug 9, 2016  |  Faculty and Staff

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 2, 2016  |  Partners

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.

Aug 1, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Bioenergy Decisions Involve Wildlife Habitat and Land Use Trade-offs

New research finds that choosing how to meet bioenergy goals means making trade-offs about which wildlife species and ecosystems will be most impacted.

Jul 21, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

Study Identifies Ways to Share Key Data Between Researchers, Business Practitioners

A research team reports that researchers and practitioners share more interests than either group realizes and outlines ways that the two groups can collaborate more effectively -- and it involves changing how business schools do business.

Jul 5, 2016  |  The Abstract

How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans

An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.

Jun 27, 2016  |  The Abstract

Researchers Devise Tool to Improve Imaging of Neuronal Activity in the Brain

In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible.

May 10, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 9, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

New Techniques Make RFID Tags 25 Percent Smaller

NC State researchers have developed a suite of techniques that allow them to create passive radio-frequency identification tags that are 25 percent smaller – and therefore less expensive.

May 3, 2016  |  Research and Innovation

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.

May 3, 2016  |  Campus Life

Spellings Praises NC State’s ‘Pragmatic Creativity’

Fresh off her tour of NC State’s expansive campus, UNC system President Margaret Spellings shares her thoughts on the university’s “big culture" of interdisciplinary innovation, where the liberal arts and STEM disciplines intersect to solve society’s grand challenges. Plus, Howling Cow.