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Dr. Schaefer leaning against a wall in Riddick Hall.

Sep 12, 2022

The Freedom of Flexibility

Following in the footsteps of an NC State pioneer, Dr. Thomas Schaefer has built his extensive physics career in Raleigh. Since Schaefer was named the Wesley O. Doggett Distinguished Professor for the Department of Physics in 2018, private support has given him greater flexibility to Think and Do. 

Graphic shows process of achieving superflorescence at room temperature.

Aug 29, 2022

‘Naturally Insulating’ Material Emits Pulses of Superfluorescent Light at Room Temperature

Work could lead to the development of faster microchips, neurosensors and quantum computing materials. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 13, 2022

Understanding Room Temperature Superconductivity

Lex Kemper discusses attempts to untangle the secrets of superconducting material YBCO. 

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

A new instrument and powerful telescope have let researchers peer into galactic nurseries. 

White flowers bloom on a tree in front of the Bell Tower

Apr 19, 2022

University Fellowships Office Announces 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.  

research symposium winners

Apr 7, 2022

Winners Named for 2022 Research Symposium

Twenty-seven students were named winners in nine research categories at the Graduate Student Research Symposium, featuring posters by nearly 200 students. 

Superfluorescence

Mar 31, 2022

Quantum ‘Shock Absorbers’ Allow Perovskite to Exhibit Superfluorescence at Room Temperature

Researchers explain why some perovskites exhibit superfluorescence at high temperatures. 

In this photo, the top of the Belltower is framed by fall foliage.

Mar 17, 2022

NC State Honors 10 Faculty Members with Outstanding Research Award, Induction into Research Leadership Academy

Six Outstanding Research Award winners, as well as four previous award winners, will be inducted into the Research Leadership Academy. 

NC State's Memorial Belltower lit red at night

Jan 26, 2022

AAAS Elects Fellows

The election of eight faculty researchers to the prestigious scientific society signals NC State’s rising reputation as a research powerhouse. 

Jan 26, 2022

NC State and DELTA Lead Group of Four Universities in Adaptive Learning Project

NC State Associate Professor Katherine Saul, Ph.D. shares her experience fully integrating Adaptive Learning (AL) and RealizeIt into her Engineering Dynamics course. This type of course design resulted in students completing five times more problems which fostered deeper understanding of concepts and individualized assistance.