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The College of Sciences makes NC State the university of choice for diverse, high-performing students, faculty and researchers from around the world who work together to solve society’s biggest problems.

Leading the Way in Science

The College of Sciences at NC State connects people and programs in the biological, physical, chemical, mathematical, statistical and earth-system sciences. Our college is where some of the brightest, most creative minds in science come together to tackle problems that affect us all. We recognize the value of a diverse academic community and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for learning and discovery.

We’re at the forefront of several growing areas of science — such as big data, bioinformatics, environmental health science, geospatial analytics and precision medicine — that examine the world’s grand challenges and teach students skills highly valued by employers.

Our faculty are award-winning innovators in their fields. And they’re training the next generation of scientists to lead the way in industry, laboratories, nonprofit research organizations, medicine, government agencies and numerous other workplaces.

See how Billy Fryer uses statistics to support NC State student-athletes.

Faculty Excellence

Our faculty conduct groundbreaking research, share their work with the public through outreach and communication, and garner national and international awards and honors — all while educating the next generation of science leaders.

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19 Elected Fellows

of the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Find out more information, including who we are, where we are, how you can join us and how to reach us.

See Yourself at NC State Sciences

On-air meteorologist Alexandra Steele recently completed the requirements for a Climate Adaptation Certificate and is continuing with the Climate Change and Society program as she works toward a master’s degree.

Learn more through the link in our bio.
Meet the new Dean of the College of Sciences! 🥳

@‌ncstatemeas Department Head Lewis Owen will lead the college beginning Aug. 1.

Read more about his appointment through the link in bio.
Catalyst students' recent trip to @nasa ’s facilities was a testament to @‌ncstate ’s and NASA’s commitment to promoting an inclusive STEM workforce. 🚀

The group spent three days in Houston, Texas, to learn more about STEM opportunities that are available to professionals with disabilities.

Learn more about their experience from Catalyst Director Joann Blumenfeld through the link in our bio.
According to the @unitednations, around two billion people on earth lack access to safely managed drinking water services. 💧

A combined $1.17 million award from the @nsfgov ’s U.S.-Ireland R&D Partnership was received by Chemistry Professor Brian Space and his colleagues to develop improved water sorption materials to address global freshwater accessibility challenges.

Learn how the scientists will tackle grand challenges related to clean water and sanitation accessibility through the link in our bio.
Meet Biological Sciences Teaching Professor and DELTA Faculty Fellow Miriam Ferzli 🤝

With the help of a DELTA grant and collaboration with other colleagues, Miriam developed VR Ecosystems, which allows students to virtually travel to learn about North Carolina’s ecosystem dynamics and biodiversity. 🌱

Learn more about how she works to be an inspiration for students through the link in our bio.
Hurricane specialist Mike Brennan’s interest in studying hurricanes began when he was just eight years old.

Now Brennan has been named the 14th director in the history of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National’s Hurricane Center (@noaahurricanes)! 👏 

Learn more about this three-time MEAS department grad’s story and his plans for the position through the link in bio.
Statistics grad Billy Fryer’s post-graduation plans include  hopping on a flight for the job of his dreams. Billy is headed to the Midwest to work as the first-ever basketball data analyst for the @indianafever ‌ — and the second-ever for the WNBA. 🏀 

Learn more about the young statistician’s journey at NC State and meet some other graduates from #NCState23 through the link in bio.