Jul 8, 2019  |  Research

Wei Group Develops Portable Tech for Detecting Cyanotoxins in Water

This article is a modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Members of Professor Qingshan Wei’s research group have developed the first portable system – based on smartphone technology – that can test […]

Jun 10, 2019  |  Research

New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection

This article is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Qingshan Wei and his colleagues have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues […]

May 29, 2019  |  Research

Fabrics That Protect Against Chemical Warfare Agents

The original version of this article, written by D’Lyn Ford, appears on the NC State News web site. Dr. Dennis Lee and other members of professor Greg Parsons’ research group and researchers at the U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command […]

Mar 29, 2019  |  Research

Abolhasani Group NC Factory Produces Tunable Quantum Dots

Over the last two decades, colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals, known as quantum dots (QDs), have emerged as novel materials for applications ranging from biological sensing and imaging to LED displays and solar energy harvesting. Professor Milad Abolhasani and his colleagues have […]

Mar 7, 2019  |  Research

Engineering a Tougher Fiber

Members of Dr. Michael Dickey’s research group and their colleagues have developed a fiber that combines the elasticity of rubber with the strength of a metal, resulting in a tougher material that could be incorporated into soft robotics, packaging materials, […]

Feb 12, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

The 2019 Schoenborn Symposium Was Outstanding

The 2019 Schoenborn Graduate Research Symposium was an outstanding success! The Symposium is divided into two sections. During the first section, senior-level PhD candidates make formal presentations about their research and the associated results. During the second section, mid-level PhD […]