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James T. Ryan Professor Binil Starly

Jul 26, 2021

An Extraordinary Milestone

Our generous donors have established 100 distinguished faculty positions over the course of the Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign — fueling discovery and investing in the future of academia. Learn more about some of these outstanding faculty and how philanthropy powers our purpose. 

Dr. Harald Ade standing in his lab.

May 3, 2021

For Ade, Professorship Fuels Growth

Harald Ade, Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor, is grateful for the resources his professorship provides and says that these positions not only boost faculty research — they retain and attract the brightest minds. 

Gina Fernandez among berry plants in a green house

May 3, 2021

Breeding a Berry Successful Career

WIth support from the John D. and Nell R. Leazar Distinguished Professorship, Gina Fernandez is developing a better berry — and the next generation of plant breeders. 

portrait of Helen Huang

Apr 26, 2021

A Perfect Fit

The Jackson Family Distinguished Professorship in Biomedical Engineering reflects donor Jerry Jackson’s decades of NC State support and bolsters faculty member Helen Huang’s work to improve lives. 

Dec 5, 2017

His Disease, His Mission

Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS. 

Jul 31, 2017

Faculty Research Award Recipient Profile: Jesse Ellis

The Poole College Board of Advisors has provided financial support for a new awards program recognizing faculty for research productivity. These outstanding scholars, named in May, receive a monetary award and carry the honorary title of Poole Advisory Board Scholar for the 2017-18 academic year. Meet one of them: Jesse Ellis, associate professor of finance, Department of Business Management. 

Jun 9, 2017

Mapping Early Syrian Immigration

In collaboration with the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies, a group of public history graduate students in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences completed an innovative exploration of Syrian immigration to New York starting in the late 1800s. 

Jun 9, 2017

Can Tiny Plumbing Fix Broken Hearts?

Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill, writes about exciting collaborative work to understand new ways of repairing the human body and cutting-edge experiments to further regenerative medicine therapeutics. 

The NC State gateway.

May 22, 2017

NC State Honors Outstanding Faculty

Distinguished professors are among 28 faculty members honored for their dedication to teaching, learning, research and service -- and recognized for winning prestigious awards and creating new knowledge and advancements in their disciplines -- during the 2017 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 2. 

Apr 19, 2017

Researchers Release First Chemical Map of Dyes From Historic Dye Library

NC State faculty have released the first chemical “map” of dyes from the Max A. Weaver Dye Library, which contains almost 100,000 samples of unique dyes and fabrics and was donated to the university by Eastman Chemical Co. in 2014. The information could assist researchers in developing dyes with desirable properties.