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Tag: Research

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. 

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. 

Mar 13, 2017

Hidden Potential

Hasan Jameel, the Jordan Family Distinguished Professor for Natural Resource Innovation, and his students are working to unleash untapped potential in America’s forests that could help reduce the nation’s dependence on nonrenewable resources. 

Mar 13, 2017

Cassandra Kwon: Opportunity and Ambition Lead to Innovation

Cassandra Kwon, a College of Textiles research assistant professor, turns textile science into life-saving solutions. As a scholarship recipient, she credits generous donors with giving her the chance to maintain a sharp focus on her graduate research. 

Mar 13, 2017

Velev Named MRS Fellow

Dr. Orlin Velev, INVISTA Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor, has been named a fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS). 

Mar 13, 2017

Philip Bradford: Putting Nanofibers to Work in Novel Ways

Philip Bradford, an associate professor in the College of Textiles, has been a leader since he entered the college as a Centennial Scholar. Now with three NC State degrees and tenure under his belt, Bradford is committed to his research and to teaching the next generation of problem-solvers. 

Mar 6, 2017

Reflection of a Legacy

A new documentary — set to premiere on campus this month — explores how language and speech manifest in the everyday lives and experiences of African-American English speakers. Walt Wolfram, the William C. Friday Distinguished Professor of Linguistics at NC State, is the film’s executive producer. 

Mar 6, 2017

Ligler Being Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

The Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, Fran Ligler is one of 15 honorees this year. She is being recognized for her innovative application of emerging technologies in a variety of fields to make optical biosensors smaller, more versatile and more sophisticated - moving them out of the lab and into uses related to food safety, disease diagnosis, pollution control and homeland security. 

Feb 20, 2017

Visionary Gift’ to Bolster Plant Breeding Program

A new endowment — and an allied challenge initiative — from Charlie and Marilyn Stuber will fuel the future of plant breeding at NC State.