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U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and U.S. first gentleman Doug Emhoff visit facilities on NC State's Centennial Campus.

May 4, 2021

Buttigieg, Emhoff Visit NC State

U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and U.S. second gentleman Doug Emhoff recently toured Centennial Campus labs and spoke with NC State researchers about the university’s infrastructure-related research and innovation. 

Wetland forest, seen from a research tower.

May 3, 2021

Natural Forest in Coastal N.C. Becomes Carbon Source as ‘Ghost Forest’ Spreads

NC State researchers found natural coastal forests were carbon sources, while the timing of harvest could impact whether coastal timber forests were sinks or sources. The post is part of a series highlighting NC State research into sea-level rise impacts. 

Hurricane Dorian, 2019

Apr 29, 2021

Model Could Create Hurricane Forecasts up to 18 Months in Advance

A new model incorporates machine learning and could enable longer-range hurricane forecasts. 

human hand and robotic hand touching via a liquid surface

Apr 29, 2021

New Law of Physics Helps Humans and Robots Grasp the Friction of Touch

The law governs friction that occurs when two solid surfaces come into contact with a thin layer of fluid between them. 

Apr 14, 2021

Video: Unlocking Innovation in the Research Triangle

A video created for the Council for Entrepreneurial Development showcases ways NC State works to drive innovation in the region. 

stent in blood vessel

Apr 5, 2021

Reopen and Regenerate: Exosome-Coated Stent Heals Vascular Injury, Repairs Damaged Tissue

Exosome-coated stent can prevent reopened blood vessels from narrowing, deliver regenerative therapies to damaged tissue. 

Alex Yoshizumi

Apr 1, 2021

Helping Clean Energy Move Forward

Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Alex Yoshizumi is combining passions for geography, planning and sustainability to help map North Carolina’s energy future. 

photo of students in front of graphics wall in Hunt Library.

Mar 25, 2021

NC State Launches Universitywide Data Science Academy

NC State announces a bold initiative to make data science accessible to the entire campus community. 

Mar 17, 2021

NC State Partners on Drone Research for FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration has selected NC State for three research projects aimed at continuing and enhancing the safe, successful integration of drones into the nation’s airspace. 

diagram of a solar-powered greenhouse

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.