NC State Students Receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards
The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing full-time research-based master’s and doctoral degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) or in STEM education.
NC State’s Third Churchill Scholar Steps Toward a Bright Future
Computer science and physics major Ana Sofia Uzsoy will study machine learning at Cambridge University next year on one of the country’s most prestigious scholarships.
Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses
You can definitely grow plants (and make electricity) in a greenhouse made of see-through solar panels.
Spotlight on our Students: Jack Featherstone
The University Honors and Scholars Program interviewed Jack Featherstone, a third-year Honors Program student, about his research in granular physics principles in exotic environments — most of which he has conducted at home in his basement.
The Search for Electron-Hole Liquids Gets Warmer
Graduate student Ryan Wilmington describes the prediction and discovery of electron-hole liquid formation at high temperatures.
Zapping Quantum Materials With Lasers Tells Us How Atoms Relate
Want to know how a quantum material acts on the atomic level? Zap it with a laser!
Analytical Measurements Can Predict Organic Solar Cell Stability
An analytical measurement framework could help organic solar cell manufacturers determine the best materials for stable solar cells.
Physicist’s Book Makes New York Times 100 Notable Books, Other “Best of” Lists
NC State physicist Katie Mack’s book The End of Everything(Astrophysically Speaking) was named to the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2020. In The End of Everything, Mack, an assistant professor in the Department of Physics, talks through five possible ways the universe will end. She uses cutting-edge astronomical observations and particle experiments to guide…
2 Carbon Electronics Cluster Faculty Named Among Top-Cited Researchers
Harald Ade from the Department of Physics and Aram Amassian from the College of Engineering were named to a list of the world’s most highly cited researchers.
NASA Astronaut Christina Koch to Deliver NC State Commencement Address
NASA astronaut and NC State alumna Christina H. Koch is the featured speaker at NC State’s first ever virtual commencement.