Research

Jul 15, 2021  |  Research

Printing 3D Jelly

This is a modified version of an article written by Mick Kulikowski, Director of Strategic Communications and Media Relations in University Communications. Professors Orlin Velev and Lilian Hsiao and their colleagues have created 3D-printable hydrogels by merging micro- and nano-sized […]

Jun 28, 2021  |  Research

Harnessing CRISPR Within CBE

This is a modified version of an article that first appeared on the College of Engineering News web site and in the Spring / Summer 2021 edition of “NC State Engineering” magazine. Few recent technological developments have created as much […]

May 31, 2021  |  Research

New Law of Physics Helps Humans and Robots Grasp the Friction of Touch

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Although robotic devices are used in everything from assembly lines to medicine, engineers have a hard time accounting for the friction that […]

Apr 24, 2021  |  Research

Virtual Lab Finds the Right AI Tool for Each Chemistry Problem

Having the right tool for the job makes the job a lot easier, less expensive and faster. Professor Milad Abolhasani and his colleagues have developed a virtual laboratory that can be used to determine the artificial intelligence (AI) tools best […]

Mar 29, 2021  |  Research

New Catalyst Makes Styrene Manufacturing Cheaper, Greener

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Fanxing Li and his colleagues have developed a new catalyst that significantly increases yield in styrene manufacturing, while simultaneously reducing energy […]

Feb 24, 2021  |  Research

Professor Spontak and Colleagues Developed Self-Sterilizing Polymers Effective Against SARS-CoV-2

This is a slightly modified version of an article written by Matt Shipman, Research Lead in University Communications. Professor Richard Spontak and his colleagues at NCSU, Boston University and Kraton Corporation have demonstrated a family of self-sterilizing polymers that are […]