New Electric Car Charger is More Efficient, 10 Times Smaller Than Current Tech

October 3, 2018 | Staff

A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time....

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Complex Factors Can Drive the Emergence and Evolution of Plant Pathogens

October 3, 2018 | Staff

New research sheds light on factors that contribute to the rise — and spread — of plant diseases....

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NC State Mathematicians Earn $2.1M Research Grant to Study Randomized Algorithms

October 2, 2018 | Staff

The team will work to address challenges in scientific computing and to train students in how to effectively communicate their research....

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NC State Statistician Earns NSF Research Grant to Improve STEM Diversity

October 2, 2018 | Staff

NC State’s Marcia Gumpertz is working with researchers from three N.C. institutions to improve pathways to success for minority doctoral students in STEM fields....

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$2 Million Grant from ECMC Foundation Will Enhance Research on Career and Technical Education

October 2, 2018 | Staff

The ECMC Foundation has awarded the NC State College of Education a $2 million, three-year grant to enhance and strengthen postsecondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) research at universities nationwide through the establishment of the CTE Research Program at NC State-Sponsored by ECMC Foundation....

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Centennial Campus Bee Apiary: Partnerships for a Sustainable Future

October 1, 2018 | Morgan

Last spring, a community apiary home to 150,000 honeybees opened on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Founded by an NC State alumna, Bee Downtown installed and maintains the apiary to help rebuild healthy honey bee populations. The bees have produced the most honey of any Bee Downtown apiary and is one of the most frequently visited....

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CIMS-led Project Builds on IBM Watson Technology to Help Advance Sustainability in Coatings Industry

October 1, 2018 | Staff

CIMS team is applying NC State’s data science expertise to help American Coatings Association achieve sustainability goals...

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CVM Equine Research Projects Receive USEA Funding

September 30, 2018 | Staff

Studies from Lauren Schnabel, CVM assistant professor of equine orthopedic surgery, and Jessica Gilbertie, a graduate student and member of Schnabel’s research lab, have been approved for funding by the USEA’s Board of Governors....

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In our labs

September 28, 2018 | Staff

A helium neon laser, Nikon imaging lenses, Horiba micro-HR motorized monochromator, and a DLP-based arbitrary spectrum generator. These are just some of the optical sensing and spectral measurement tools you will find in the Optical Sensing Lab (OSL)....

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A bright idea

September 28, 2018 | Staff

The NSF FREEDM Systems Center marks 10 years of innovation on how we use electricity....

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Diversity Mini-Grants Provide Faculty and Staff Unique Opportunity

September 28, 2018 | Staff

The Diversity Mini-Grant Program provides faculty and staff a unique opportunity to actualize diversity and justice-related visions in the NC State community. Apply now through October 12, 2018 to be part of the next cohort of grant recipients....

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With $28M+ in Grants Awarded in FY2018, NC State Education Faculty Set New Record

September 27, 2018 | Staff

NC State College of Education faculty were awarded 44 research grants by external sources in FY2018 totaling $28,038,462. That is the most in grants awarded to faculty in a single year in the college’s 91-year history....

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Sunflower Pollen Has Medicinal, Protective Effects on Bees

September 26, 2018 | Staff

If you’re looking to keep bees healthy from harmful pathogens, it might be time to call in the sunflowers....

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Minogue Receives NSF Grant to Reimagine Physics Teaching in Preservice Educators

September 25, 2018 | Staff

Associate Professor James Minogue will receive $733,000 over three years as part of a National Science Foundation (NSF) EHR Core Research grant entitled “Preservice Educators Reimagining Core Experiences in Physics Teaching (PERCEPT).” The grant targets two focal areas of the EHR Core Research program: STEM learning and learning environment and STEM workforce development....

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Faculty Focus: The Peanut Scientist

September 25, 2018 | Staff

Award-winning CALS plant scientist Tom Stalker is known as one of the world’s leading peanut scientists. The breeding lines he’s developed are used around the world and right here in North Carolina....

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Consortium Offers Pilot Grants for Health Research

September 24, 2018 | Staff

NC TraCS is seeking applications for funding to advance clinical and translational research at several research institutions, including NC State....

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NC State – NC TraCS Collaborative Pilot Grant Program

September 20, 2018 | Matt Simpson

As an integrated hub of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute combines the research strengths, resources and opportunities of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus and partner institutions like NC State University in Raleigh....

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Unearthing Plant Problems – Using Sensors

September 19, 2018 | Staff

Tiny sensors that detect and diagnose plant diseases fast enough for farmers to save their crops are becoming a reality at NC State, where engineers and plant scientists are making award-winning progress....

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Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math

September 19, 2018 | Staff

A new collaboration between the Center for Geospatial Analytics and College of Education will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms....

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In Search of New and Better Cancer Treatments

September 18, 2018 | Staff

Boosted by philanthropy, translational research at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine aims at increasing the effectiveness and reducing the complications of treatments for cancer – for animals and people....

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