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Posted on Mar 1, 2017

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TEDxRaleigh Taps 2 Visionary Faculty

Nilda Cosco, co-founder of NC State’s Natural Learning Initiative, and Veena Misra, professor of electrical and computer engineering, discussed their pioneering research at TEDxRaleigh 2016 last March. They were among 13 thinkers, tinkers and visionaries who spoke on the theme of wonderlust, defined by being in a constant state of wonder and awe.

TEDxRaleigh 2017 is slated for April 22 with ticket sales beginning in March. Follow on Twitter @TEDxRaleigh.

Dr. Nilda Cosco, Director of Programs, Natural Learning Initiative
Cosco, a landscape architect with training in psychology, shared her experiences working to improve child care facilities and other outdoor recreational spaces for children and families.

Dr. Veena Misra, Director of ASSIST Center
Misra described her work at ASSIST, the Center for Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies, where she leads a team of researchers working to develop self-powered health monitoring devices.

Recent Books by NC State Researchers

Book jacket: The Mathematical Legacy of Richard P. StanleyThe Mathematical Legacy of Richard P. Stanley

  • Patricia Hersh (Mathematics); Thomas Lam, University of Michigan; Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota; Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
  • Published by American Mathematical Society, 2016

Book jacket: When Religion Matters: Practicing Healing in the Aftermath of the Liberian Civil WarWhen Religion Matters: Practicing Healing in the Aftermath of the Liberian Civil War

  • Annie Hardison-Moody (Agriculture and Human Sciences)
  • Published by Pickwick Publications, 2016


Book jacket: Dialogues on Mobile CommunicationDialogues on Mobile Communication

  • Adriana de Souza e Silva (Communication)
  • Published by Routledge, 2017



Book jacket: Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian FictionSecrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction

  • Leila Silvana May (English)
  • Published by Routledge, 2017



Book jacket: The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and MotherhoodThe Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood

  • Belle Boggs (English)
  • Published by Graywolf Press, 2016



Book jacket: Perspectives on Data Science for Software EngineeringPerspectives on Data Science for Software Engineering

  • Tim Menzies (Computer Science); Laurie Williams (Computer Science); Thomas Zimmerman, Microsoft Research
  • Published by Morgan Kaufmann, 2016


Book jacket: Black Mask-ulinityBlack Mask-ulinity: A Framework for Black Masculine Caring

  • Editor: Lisa Bass (Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development)
  • Published by Peter Lang, 2016


Book jacket: Contested TastesContested Tastes: Foie Gras and the Politics of Food

  • Michaela DeSoucey (Sociology and Anthropology)
  • Published by Princeton University Press, 2016
  • Winner of the 2016 Distinguished Scholar Publication Award, Customers and Consumption Section of the American Sociological Association and the 2017 Gourmand World Cookbook Award in culinary history

Book jacket: Candid CreaturesCandid Creatures: How Camera Traps Reveal the Mysteries of Nature

  • Roland Kays (Forestry and Environmental Resources)
  • Published by Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016


Book jacket: Digital Design TheoryDigital Design Theory: Readings From the Field

  • Helen Armstrong (Graphic and Industrial Design)
  • Published by Princeton Architectural Press, 2016


Book Jacket: Secondary Ion Mass SpectrometrySecondary Ion Mass Spectrometry: Applications for Depth Profiling and Surface Characterization

  • Fred A. Stevie (Analytical Instrumentation Facility)
  • Published by Momentum Press, 2016


Book jacket: In the Trenches: Teaching & Learning SociologyIn the Trenches: Teaching and Learning Sociology

  • Maxine P. Atkinson (Sociology & Anthropology); Kathleen S. Lowney, Valdosta State University
  • Published by W.W. Norton & Company, 2016


Book jacket: Reflections on the Learning SciencesReflections on the Learning Sciences

  • Editors: Michael A. Evans (Teacher Education and Learning Sciences); Martin J. Packer, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia; R. Keith Sawyer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Published by Cambridge University Press, 2016

Book jacket: Teaching and Learning STEM: A Practical GuideTeaching and Learning STEM: A Practical Guide

  • Richard M Felder (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering); Rebecca Brent, Education Designs Inc.
  • Published by Jossey-Bass, 2016


Book jacket: Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold WarJimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War

  • Nancy Mitchell (History)
  • Published by Woodrow Wilson Center Press and Stanford University Press, 2016


Book jacket: The Technological IndianThe Technological Indian

  • Ross Bassett (History)
  • Published by Harvard University Press, 2016



To learn more about books published by our faculty, visit the NCSU Libraries