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Sep 10, 2021

Neutron Beam More Accurate Probe Than X-ray, Could Also be Used to Find Physics’ ‘Fifth’ Forces

A neutron beam technique gave researchers more accurate measurements of silicon’s properties, and could be used to detect elusive fifth forces, such as dark energy. 

From left: Park Scholars Mia de los Reyes ’16, Chris Cooper ’17, Nikhil Milind ’21 and Ana Sofia Uzsoy ’21

Aug 30, 2021

4 Questions for NC State’s 4 Churchill Scholars

This spring, Park Scholars Nikhil Milind ’21 and Ana Sofia Uzsoy ’21 were named NC State’s third and fourth Churchill Scholars, following in the footsteps of Park alumni Mia de los Reyes ’16 and Chris Cooper ’17. The Churchill Scholarship was established to facilitate scientific exchange between the U.S. and the U.K. It sponsors graduate-level study at the University of Cambridge for 15-17 students, including full tuition, a stipend, travel costs and the chance to apply for a special research grant. 

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Aug 25, 2021

Meet Our Newest Faculty

Thirteen new tenured, tenure-track and professional faculty members join our college this fall. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Aug 19, 2021

Partition Function Zeros are ‘Shortcut’ to Thermodynamic Calculations on Quantum Computers

A new method enables quantum computers to measure the thermodynamic properties of systems by calculating the zeros of the partition function. 

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Aug 19, 2021

Envisioning Research Winners Capture the Beauty in Their Work

Research shows us the beauty of our world – and helps us understand it. 

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Aug 17, 2021

Physicist König Wins NSF CAREER Award

The award is one of the highest honors the foundation bestows upon young faculty in the sciences. 

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Jun 30, 2021

Three Sciences Faculty Honored With University Professorships

Three faculty members in the College of Sciences at NC State have been honored by the university with professorships of distinction that recognize top scholarly work. 

superfluorescence

Jun 21, 2021

Common Perovskite Superfluoresces at High Temperatures

A common perovskite’s superfluorescent properties may make it useful for quantum computing. 

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May 12, 2021

NC State Announces Inaugural Goodnight Early Career Innovators

A new program recognizes and rewards 24 promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. 

Dr. Harald Ade stands in his lab.

May 3, 2021

For Ade, Professorship Fuels Growth

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor, is grateful for the resources his professorship provides and says that these positions not only boost faculty research — they retain and attract the brightest minds.