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
Dec 28, 2019
US Astronaut Sets Record for Longest Spaceflight by a Woman
New York TimesA U.S. astronaut and NC State alumna set a record Saturday for the longest single spaceflight by a woman, breaking the old mark of 288 days with about...
Dec 28, 2019
NASA Astronaut’s Advice on Pursuing Your Dreams
CNNIn this video interview, physics alumna Christina Koch speaks to CNN about breaking the record for longest single spaceflight by a woman.