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.
Top Innovator, Entrepreneurs Honored
NC State's Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship honors Fran Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, as Innovator of the Year. The John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year Award goes to Matthew Breen, professor of genomics and the Oscar J. Fletcher Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology Genetics, and to Marian McCord, the College of Natural Resources' associate dean for research. Also recognized: 15 new startups launched at NC State in the past year, recipients of this year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund awards and faculty members who received patents in the past year.
Narayan to Serve on NAI Fellows Advisory Committee
Dr. Jagdish Narayan, John C.C. Fan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been elected to serve on the 2017 Fellows Advisory Committee for the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Narayan also was just inducted as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) during a ceremony at the NAE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
Let There Be Light – The Path to No Microbes
Dr. Dimitris Argyropoulos, Finland Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in the College of Natural Resources' Department of Forest Biomaterials, and two other faculty members are creating the company Lumicide. It will produce an innovative nontoxic, green additive for an antimicrobial paint activated by air and light. Painted surfaces, like doorknobs, will kill microbes, viruses and fungi on contact -- ideal for places like hospitals, cruise ships and home nurseries.
New Manufacturing Process Opens Market to More Competition
NC State researchers led by Jay Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, are rolling out a new manufacturing process and chip design for silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, which can be used to more efficiently regulate power in technologies that use electronics.