News

Mar 6, 2019

Blasting Off Into History

Three-time NC State graduate Christina Hammock Koch takes off for the International Space Station on March 14. She plans to conduct experiments on various subjects — and make history.

Feb 27, 2019

2018-19 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2018-19 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 20 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, research and community engagement.

Feb 13, 2019  |  Research

A Zero-Gravity Laboratory

Professor Karen Daniels and her team of physics and engineering undergraduates conduct an experiment under simulated conditions of outer space.

Jan 17, 2019

Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack

Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to “see [our] world from four billion miles away” in this poem, presented in text and video formats.

Oct 30, 2018

The Roots of Success

Ragini Murarka took full advantage of the network of resources available to her as a graduate student in the Department of Physics. She hopes to help current graduate students embrace opportunity at NC State by creating the Ragini Shah Murarka Graduate Student Award Endowment in the College of Sciences.

Oct 16, 2018

Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems

When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal.

Oct 11, 2018  |  Research

Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: Five Questions With NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji

Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works.

Oct 3, 2018

Bernholc group publishes paper on novel electromechnical material

Physics Ph.D. student Bing Zhang and Professors Wenchang Lu and Jerry Bernholc co-authored a Nature article describing the discovery of the first light-weight, biologically compatible organic material that displays a morphotropic phase boundary. As the accompanying Nature News and Views […]

Aug 27, 2018

Meet the New 2018-19 Sciences Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

This year, we’re welcoming eight new scientists with diverse backgrounds and research interests to our college.

Aug 27, 2018

Five Sciences Faculty Honored With University Professorships

The university has recognized the outstanding work of five faculty members in the college with professorships of distinction.