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Student and staff examine solar array on top of Fitts-Woolard Hall wearing PPE.

Jun 4, 2024

NC Clean Energy Technology Center gets $2 million grant for community projects

As part of the current presidential administration’s Investing in America initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is giving $22 million to various institutions to improve efficiency in large-scale renewable energy and energy storage. This includes $2 million to a team led by NC State’s North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). 

Hand and arm touching a grey metal HVAC unit surrounded by green leaves.

Feb 23, 2024

Energy-X awarded $1.4 million DOE grant for next-gen heat pumps

Under this grant, the Energy-X lab will closely work with its industry partner and ORNL to develop a novel variable-capacity evaporator technology for improving heat pump performance, saving energy and reducing payback time.  

Venkat Narayanaswamy poses for a photograph while standing in his lab.

Feb 1, 2024

Narayanaswamy awarded $1.65 million DURIP grant

A professor at the NC State University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering was awarded a $1.65 million grant last month as a part of the Department of Defense’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP). 

Oct 12, 2023

Digitizing textiles: Smooth as silk?

DELTA Exploratory Grant pioneers new path for VR spp. 

From left: Amanda Lietz,, Florian Laggner and Steve Shannon pose for group photo outside with green-leaved trees in background.

Oct 4, 2023

DOE grant brings renewed energy to NC State COE in more ways than one

An NC State team was awarded a $2.1 million Department Of Energy grant, which comes at an exciting time for fusion research. Several experimental facilities around the world have set new operations records recently, and the fusion effort has also benefited from an infusion of early-stage venture funding from the private sector. 

hypersonic jet flying though illustrated soundwaves

Sep 27, 2023

Brenner and Zikry receive $8.5M Department of Defense grant for extreme materials

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded an $8.5 million grant that will span over three years to support the establishment of a cutting-edge center… 

Koji Sode

Jan 4, 2023

BME professor awarded project grant from JDRF-Helmsley Charitable Trust

Koji Sode, a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is a lead investigator on an $800K grant from JDRF International and The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust for a two-year project. 

Downtown Raleigh skyline rises up behind the Memorial Belltower.

Nov 9, 2022

NC State researchers receive $2.25 million interdisciplinary grant from Department of Energy

The proposed project will improve the researchers’ ability to observe molecular turnover and metabolism. 

Photo of bare feet walking on top of circular diagrams.

Oct 3, 2022

BME’s Franz awarded $2.7M NIH grant to enhance foot and ankle function in older adults

Jason Franz, Associate Professor in Joint BME, has received a 5-year, $2.7M R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health titled “A framework for feasible translation to enhance foot and ankle function in aging and mobility”.