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Dr. Jan Genzer and Dr. Kirill Efimenko (r) look at sample of a wrinkled surface that keeps barnacles from attaching to ships' hulls.

Mar 21, 2023

Genzer to Receive the 2023 SPSJ International Award

Jan Genzer has been selected to receive the 2023 International Award from the Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) — a nonprofit mainly composed of polymer scientists, engineers and managers in academia, industries and governmental institutions. Genzer is an S. Frank & Doris Culberson Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) and has served as the CBE Associate Department Head since 2007. 

Wolf Plaza in the fall

Mar 7, 2023

Emi Boldor ’25 Traveled to Qatar for a Once-in-a-lifetime Research Opportunity

Park Enrichment Grants, initiated in 1998, provide support for Park Scholars to engage in professional and personal enrichment experiences in the United States and abroad. Emi Boldor ’25 recently traveled to Doha, Qatar, using her Park Enrichment Grant funding to learn how Qatar’s infrastructure has been impacted by the 2022 World Cup. 

Suzanne Gordon

Feb 27, 2023

Pack Profile: Suzanne Gordon

An NC State alumna with three degrees to her name, Suzanne Gordon not only supports her alma mater financially but has also served on several of its most important boards — something that was once unheard of for Wolfpack women. 

The Memorial Belltower

Feb 27, 2023

2 Alumni Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jim Goodnight and Greg Washington are recognized for their outstanding contributions to engineering. The NC State alumni will be inducted into the prestigious organization Oct. 1. 

Kierra Shook

Feb 20, 2023

Aerospace Engineering Student Realizes Childhood Dream With NASA

Kierra Shook is a third-year student in the University Scholars Program (now combined with the University Honors Program) studying aerospace engineering. Kierra recently completed a paid internship with the NASA Office of STEM Engagement, which then led to a NASA Pathways internship and provides her with a direct pipeline to full-time employment with NASA upon her graduation. 

The Memorial Belltower at night

Feb 13, 2023

Three NC State Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Three NC State faculty members, including Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Sindee Simon, have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are among 506 scientists, engineers and innovators to be honored this year by AAAS and will be recognized this spring at a gathering in Washington, D.C. 

Chester Grant, center, is honored during a halftime event at Carter-Finley Stadium in 1970.

Feb 13, 2023

Enduring Legacy

Chester Grant, NC State athletics’ first and, for the longest time, only Black employee, inspired generations of student-athletes as an athletic trainer, father figure and friend. The Chester A. Grant Athletic Trainer Scholarship, created in 2016 by former football player Jim Hipps and his wife, Kathleen Hipps, is named in his memory. 

Iqbal Husain, left, works with Taohid Latif ’22 on the latter’s Ph.D. project.

Jan 30, 2023

Providing FREEDM Through a Better Power Grid

Iqbal Husain, director of NC State’s FREEDM Systems Center and a distinguished professor in the College of Engineering, is on a mission to make the world cleaner, greener and easier to travel in. 

The Memorial Belltower

Jan 30, 2023

Miranda Ludovice Among Inaugural Recipients of the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship

Miranda Ludovice, a Ph.D. student in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering based at NC State University, has been awarded a prestigious Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship for her research focus in rehabilitative technologies for cerebral palsy patients, as well as her service contributions as a graduate student. 

a photo of Wolf Plaza by Becky Kirkland

Jan 23, 2023

Generous Gift From Wolfspeed Extends Palmour Legacy in College of Engineering

The gift is establishing the John Palmour Distinguished Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering as well as the Wolfspeed Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Dr. John Palmour. The scholarship will provide need-based support for undergraduates in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, where Palmour earned his bachelor’s degree (1982) and Ph.D. (1988).