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Apr 6, 2021

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.

Apr 1, 2021

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.

Mar 17, 2021

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.

Mar 5, 2021

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.

Feb 17, 2021

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.

Jan 27, 2021

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!

Jan 11, 2021

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.

Dec 6, 2020

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…

Dec 2, 2020

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.

Nov 19, 2020

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.