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Matt Simpson

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. 

Apr 1, 2022

Rob Smart Steps Down as CHHE Director

Rob Smart has stepped down as director of the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE), effective April 1. Jane Hoppin has been appointed interim director. 

Wang and Barrangou pose for a picture in one of their greenhouses, with Eucalyptus and Poplar trees

Mar 16, 2022

Seed Funding Speeds Growth for TreeCo — an NC State Startup

After receiving support from the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, two professors’ forestry startup is using CRISPR technology to mitigate climate change by breeding trees faster and more sustainably. 

Mar 16, 2022

PowerAmerica Receives $5M NIST Grant to Help Native American Communities Better Prepare for Future Pandemics and Emergencies

NC State University’s PowerAmerica Institute will work closely with Navajo Technical University, Sandia National Lab and Native colleges to help these communities better prepare for future disasters and emergencies, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Mar 2, 2022

NC State University Awarded BioMADE Funding to Advance U.S. Bioindustrial Manufacturing by Educating Future Workers

With a new BioMADE-funded project— led by professor Gary Gilleskie — NC State will help train the workforce needed to advance bioindustrial manufacturing in the U.S. 

Dec 3, 2021

How ITRE Has Helped Traffic Engineers Build Better Diverging Diamond Interchanges

Five civil engineering experts from NC State University’s Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE) contributed to the latest official guidance on designing diverging diamonds. 

A screenshot from a video of CoCoPIE's software being used to run a prototype app developed for demonstrational purposes

Sep 21, 2021

Spinoff of NC State Startup Secures NSF Small Business Innovation Funding

CoCoPIE, LLC — co-founded by computer science professor Xipeng Shen — won a National Science Foundation SBIR award for software that hopes to bring the capabilities of real-time AI applications to smart devices more effectively. 

A headshot of Sherrie Settle

Aug 3, 2021

Settle Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Sponsored Programs and Regulatory Compliance

Sherrie Settle, NC State’s director of sponsored programs since February 2016, now serves as the associate vice chancellor for sponsored programs and regulatory compliance. 

Jul 29, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Catalyzes Six Promising Projects

This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

Jul 22, 2021

NCICS’ Stevens Earns NC State University Award for Excellence

Scott Stevens, a research associate at the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies (NCICS), was recognized for his volunteer efforts to deliver personal protective equipment across North Carolina.