Harnessing Convergence, Promoting Discovery
The college brings together the biological, physical and mathematical sciences to tackle the multidisciplinary issues of tomorrow in health, energy, security and the environment. We’re also explorers, probing the toughest questions to find answers that can change everything.Our Academic Departments
NC State scientists are among the world's most creative problem solvers. Our Extraordinary Faculty video series profiles the people who are defining the future of science.Watch Our Faculty in Action
A Transformational Education
We give our students dynamic educational experiences that prepare them for life after NC State. Undergraduates in one chemistry laboratory create entire libraries of enzymes that might help defeat antibiotic resistance or cancer.Turning Students Into Leaders
Many faculty members are international leaders in their disciplines. Among them is statistician Marie Davidian, whose work in personalized medicine brings together genetics, physiology and environmental data to find the right treatment for the right patient at the right time.Our Research Culture
Reaching Out to Change Lives
Our researchers enlist the help of citizen scientists to unearth new knowledge about the world around us -- the mites on our faces, the ants in our backyards. What is today an unknown microbe living on our bodies could one day be a key element of a disease-fighting drug.We Cultivate Science Literacy
In the News More Media Coverage
Oct 25, 2019
A Lemur From Madagascar Has Been Hiding a Sixth Finger on Its Hand
CBC Radio"[It's] more than just a little nub. There's bone; there's cartilage. When we looked carefully at it, we noticed there's even a fingerprint", Adam Hartstone-Rose told Quirks & Quarks.
Oct 22, 2019
This Bizarre Primate Has a Newly Discovered Digit
National GeographicThe aye-aye of Madagascar has a pseudo-thumb that may help it grip trees, showing there’s still much to be learned about anatomy.