Jay Levine: Understanding and Protecting Mussels
Jay Levine, a professor of marine, earth, and atmospheric science, studies how freshwater mussels contribute to our natural environment so he can help this imperiled species thrive.
Lorena Bociu: Sharing the Fun and Usefulness of Math
Lorena Bociu, an associate professor of mathematics, helps others see how fun, beautiful and useful mathematics can be through outreach events and mentoring.
Lindsay Zanno: Digging Into the World of Dinosaurs
Lindsay Zanno, a paleontologist with NC State and the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, uncovers and studies ancient dinosaur fossils to learn about the biology of the modern world.
Adrian Smith: Learning About Nature Through Ants
Adrian Smith, an evolutionary biologist with NC State and the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences, studies ants and their behavior to learn more about the natural world.
Alyson Wilson: Using Data to Tell Stories
Alyson Wilson, a professor of statistics, collaborates with professionals in the intelligence and business communities to analyze data in ways that help solve some of the world's big problems.
Denis Fourches: Solving Chemical Problems With Computers
Denis Fourches, an assistant professor of chemistry, uses advanced technology in the classroom and the lab to understand the structure of molecules.
Carla Fröhlich: Studying Stars to Understand Chemical Elements
Carla Fröhlich, an associate professor of physics, studies stars and supernovae to understand the origins of the elements that make up our world.
Paul Byrne: Studying Alien Worlds to Understand Earth
Paul Byrne, an assistant professor of planetary science, studies geology and processes on other planets to better understand Earth — and vice versa.
Ann Ross: Telling the Stories Behind the Bones
Ann Ross, professor of biological sciences, consults with law enforcement to identify victims and the tools used in their deaths — all by studying their bones.
Jason Osborne: Understanding Sports Through Statistics
Jason Osborne, an associate professor of statistics, collects and analyzes data to help us understand the world around us — including the sports we watch and play.
Dave Eggleston: Exploring the Bottom of the Ocean
Dave Eggleston, a professor of marine science, describes what it's like to go to the bottom of the ocean — and what scientific solutions the deep sea holds.
Tom Banks: Solving Problems With Mathematical Modeling
Tom Banks, the LeRoy B. Martin Jr. Distinguished Professor in mathematics, uses mathematical models to learn about cause and effect and solve complex scientific problems.
Helena Mitasova: Visualizing the Impact of Landscape Changes
Helena Mitasova, a professor in the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Science and associate director of visualization in the Center for Geospatial Analytics, uses high-tech modeling tools to visualize effects of events like hurricanes on the landscape.
Gavin Williams: Making Medicines From Microbes
Gavin Williams, an associate professor of chemistry, is using microbes as building blocks for new more potent, more stable antibiotics.