Research

Feb 28, 2024

CBE Research Images as Art!

Three research images were selected as winners of the 2024 CBE Research Image and Art Contest, all of whom were CBE graduate students. The first place went to “Corrosion’s Supernova” by Abhirup Basu from the Velev laboratory. Second place went […]

Feb 27, 2024  |  Research

AI-Driven Lab Speeds Catalysis Research

This article originally appeared on the NC State News website. Professor Mlad Abolhasani and his colleagues have developed a “self-driving” lab that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and automated systems to provide in-depth analyses of catalytic reactions used in chemical research […]

Feb 23, 2024  |  Research

Do AI-driven Chemistry Labs Actually Work?

This article originally appeared on the NC State News website. The fields of chemistry and materials science are seeing a surge of interest in “self-driving labs,” which make use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automated systems to expedite research and […]

Feb 21, 2024

Prof. Wei Leads Team Part of NSF Convergence Accelerator Grant

This is a modified version of an original article published by Ren Shore for ASSIST. It seems almost impossible to imagine replicating the impressive olfactory sensing abilities of animals. Indeed, jewel beetles can detect a burning tree 50 miles away, […]

Feb 12, 2024

Tackling E-Waste

This is a modified version of an article originally published in Advanced Science News by Jenna Flogeras. Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is a persistent health and environmental threat, with public concern centered around the billions of pounds of plastic […]

Feb 7, 2024

Prof. Dickey’s Guide Through the Surprising World of Liquid Metals

This is a modified version of an article originally published in Advanced Science News by Victoria Corless. Prof. Dickey delves into the versatile applications, surprising properties, and future possibilities of liquid metals. He is seeking new ways to pattern, move, and control […]