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Wildland fire shelter test set-up

Jun 14, 2022

New Fire Shelter Prototypes Could Buy Time for Wildfire Firefighters

New designs for wildfire shelters could increase the survival time for firefighters inside, researchers from NC State found in a recent study. 

The invasive insect, the spotted lanternfly.

Jun 8, 2022

Invasive Insect that Kills Grapes Could Reach California Wine Region by 2027

An NC State study predicts the spotted lanternfly has a low probability of first reaching the grape-producing counties of California by 2027, and a high probability by 2033. 

Image of potential carbon filter

Jun 2, 2022

Textile Filter Testing Shows Promise for Carbon Capture

NC State researchers are studying a textile-based carbon capture technology that could reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants. 

Hand holding up a sheet of paper that says “TLDR: Tailored Daily Report” in front of a red backdrop.

May 26, 2022

Too Long, Didn’t Read? Data Scientists Think AI Is up for the TLDR Challenge

Data scientists at NC State plan to research how artificial intelligence can create brief, tailored daily reports. The Laboratory for Analytic Sciences is hosting its inaugural eight-week Summer Conference on Applied Data Science from June 13 to August 5. 

twisted clear polymer "soft robot" lies next to a rotini pasta noodle

May 23, 2022

Twisted Soft Robots Navigate Mazes Without Human Or Computer Guidance

The soft robots demonstrate a concept called “physical intelligence.” 

illustration shows the layout of a solar powered system that turns hydrogen-carrying liquid into hydrogen gas

May 23, 2022

New Tech Aims to Drive Down Costs of Hydrogen Fuel

The new tech for extracting hydrogen gas from liquid carriers is faster, less expensive than previous approaches. 

The Raleigh skyline rises to the east behind Centennial Campus.

May 18, 2022

NC State Ranked One of Nation’s Elite Technology Transfer Universities

NC State ranks second among all U.S. public universities in research technology transfer and commercialization according to a comprehensive analysis. 

May 17, 2022

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Administration Rick Liston to Retire Later This Year

Assistant Vice Chancellor Rick Liston is set to retire effective Nov. 30, 2022, marking more than 30 years of service with the university. 

Image shows a network of green strands with red and blue highlights

May 4, 2022

Stem Cell-Derived Model Offers Insights on Gene Activity and Addiction

The work also offers a blueprint for related research moving forward. 

The Technology Tower is reflected in the side windows of the Talley Student Center.

May 3, 2022

National Inventors Hall of Fame Honors 3 With Ties to NC State

Three innovators who have served on NC State’s faculty were inducted into the prestigious organization at a two-day event in Washington, D.C.