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From the left, an array of dots becomes ball-and-stick molecular models. Next are electron microscope images of nanostructured particles and on the right, a lifelike network of filaments. A wavy surface traced out by a grid overlays the sequence of images.

Sep 8, 2023

Largest U.S. investment in particle self-assembly seeks to deliver on nanotechnology’s promise

Media Contact: Katherine McAlpine, 734-647-7087, With applications in transportation, energy, health care and more, the center includes African universities and creates opportunities for overlooked… 

A view inside of the NC State PULSTAR nuclear reactor. Rods are in blue with the surrounding parts in green.

Jul 7, 2023

Richland to Raleigh: A model for university and national lab partnerships

North Carolina State University’s collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory provides unique research experiences for students and a talented workforce pipeline for the lab.  When… 

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May 10, 2023

NC State partners on new Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, this institute aims to advance foundational AI by incorporating knowledge from agriculture and forestry sciences and leveraging these unique, new AI methods to curb climate effects while lifting rural economies. By creating a new scientific discipline and innovation ecosystem intersecting AI and climate-smart agriculture and forestry, AI-CLIMATE researchers and practitioners will discover and invent compelling AI-powered knowledge and solutions. 

College of Engineering aerial view of campus.

May 3, 2023

NC State partner institutes bolster U.S. manufacturing industry

NC State University is a top Manufacturing USA partner. Our vast knowledge base shown by the breadth of sectors we’re involved with: power distribution, textiles, biomanufacturing and manufacturing technology. 

Nagoya University mochi ceremony

Feb 9, 2023

NC State expands partnership with Nagoya University

Nagoya University will establish a U.S. campus on NC State's Centennial Campus — Nagoya University Global Campus — thanks to a new agreement that strengthens the partnership between the two institutions. The agreement will establish new dual-degree programs, large-scale student exchanges, joint faculty research with industry partners, and global internships for students from both institutions. 

Illustration of a group of gamers standing in the middle of an esports arena.

Dec 7, 2022

Esports for the Pack

In 2021 and 2022, NC State received $12 million from the North Carolina General Assembly to build an on-campus esports arena and $4 million to develop a mobile arena truck that brings esports competitions and activities to other parts of the state. 

Jacob Jones

Oct 17, 2022

Using supercharged material science in an operational environment

Professor Jacob Jones’s work in dielectrics and piezoelectrics sparks the interest of Sandia National Laboratories. 

Andreas Schultheiss holds framed color drawing of the NC State belltower while Chancellor Randy Woodson stands to his left.

Sep 9, 2022

Rapid Shape selects Centennial Campus for North American headquarters

Rapid Shape, a German company that develops and manufactures high-end 3D printing systems, has opened its North American headquarters on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Proximity to student and faculty talent, research and state-of-the-art equipment are cited as key reasons for choosing the new location. The company is partnering with NC State’s Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics… 

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Sep 8, 2022

Industry Partners event will highlight College’s significant impact on the state

Dean Louis A. Martin-Vega and the College of Engineering will hold an Industry Partners Lunch and Panel with North Carolina business and governmental leaders to highlight the College’s ongoing contributions to the state and its plans for expansion.