Stories From 2011

Dec 31, 2011  |  Alumni & Friends

2011 Distinguished Alumnus: David Montgomery

David Montgomery (BS '68, PhD '82 Physics) was selected as the College's 2011 Distinguished Alumnus.

Dec 31, 2011  |  Alumni & Friends

2011 Zenith Medal for Service: Damon Butler

Damon Butler (BS ’96, Applied Mathematics) was selected as the recipient of the College’s 2011 Zenith Medal for Service.

Sep 21, 2011

Beichner wins McGraw Prize in Education

Dr. Robert J. Beichner, professor of physics at NC State University and a leader in the research and development of new technologies in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) classrooms, has received the McGraw Prize in Education. The other 2011 […]

Aug 4, 2011

Comins elected president of ISHC

Daniel L. Comins, professor of chemistry at North Carolina State University, has been elected president of the International Society of Heterocyclic Chemistry (ISHC). He will serve as president-elect for two years and as president from 2013 until 2015. ISHC was […]

Jun 20, 2011

Comins awarded 40th U.S. patent

Daniel L. Comins, professor of chemistry at North Carolina State University, has been awarded his 40th United States patent. Comins and his former Ph.D. student, Emilie Smith, were awarded U.S. patent number 7,888,512, titled “Synthesis of Nicotine Derivatives from Nicotine.” […]

May 20, 2011

Risleys establish endowed physics professorship

The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (PAMS) at NC State University has announced the establishment of the John S. Risley Distinguished Professorship in the Department of Physics. The professorship was made possible by a gift from John and Dellaine […]

Jan 2, 2011

Sayers Memorial Fund Established

Family and friends of Dale Edward Sayers have established a fund in his memory. Sayers, professor of physics, died Nov. 25, 2004 following an unexpected illness. Sayers earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley; and his […]