Six Expressions Say it All: Language Variation in the Tar Heel State
Walt Wolfram, William C. Friday Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics at NC State, shares dialect expressions that illustrate North Carolina's unique language tradition.
Two Faculty Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professors
The College of Sciences recently awarded distinguished professorships to two of its outstanding scientists: Ruoying He of the Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and Fred Wright of the Departments of Statistics and Biological Sciences. Their Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professorships were made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Jim and Ann Goodnight.
Gabr Named Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction
Dr. Mohammed Gabr, who joined the NC State faculty in 1998, is named to the professorship in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering made possible by gifts from many groups and individuals within the construction industry and College of Engineering alumni community. His recent research interests include innovative soil improvement techniques and offshore foundation systems supporting renewable energy devices.
Brenner Named to Head Department
Donald Brenner, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor in NC State's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named head of the department. Brenner has served as interim head since fall 2017.
The Business of Partnership
Dr. Jon Carr, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Poole College of Management, is all in when it comes to building partnerships and engaging in research to advance entrepreneurship at NC State.
Research Collaborations Lead to Air Quality Solutions
Dr. H. Christopher Frey, the Glenn E Futrell Distinguished University Professor in NC State's Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, continues to collaborate on innovative air quality research and education with several Ph.D. students whom he has advised.
Barrangou to Receive Another Prestigious Honor
Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, the Todd R. Klaenhammer Distinguished Scholar in Probiotics Research, University Scholar and associate professor in NC State's Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, will receive the 2018 National Academy of Sciences Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.
PCOM Professor Recognized for Article in The Accounting Review
Joseph Brazel, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Accounting and University Faculty Scholar in NC State's Poole College of Management, received the Notable Contribution to the Auditing Literature Award at the 2018 AAA Auditing Section Midyear Meeting in Portland, Oregon.
Faculty Inventors Honored
Two faculty members at NC State are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics.
His Disease, His Mission
Undeterred by a devastating diagnosis, NC State scientist Michael Bereman is taking the battle to ALS.