Faculty

Jan 17, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

College Seeks Nominations for Faculty Awards

Nominations are now open for several awards open to College of Sciences faculty members.

Jan 17, 2019  |  Physics

Disorientation: A Science Poem by Katie Mack

Astrophysicist Katie Mack encourages us to "see [our] world from four billion miles away" in this poem, presented in text and video formats.

Jan 16, 2019  |  Research and Innovation

Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli

NC State chemists have created a better enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes — molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels — in E. coli.

Jan 16, 2019  |  Faculty Clusters

Five Questions About Bioinformatics and Interdisciplinarity With Fred Wright

Fred Wright, a member of the Bioinformatics faculty cluster and director of the Bioinformatics Research Center, talks about his research and the impact of interdisciplinarity at NC State.

Dec 19, 2018  |  Chemistry

Virtualizing Organic Chemistry Labs

Through an exploratory grant, chemistry's Maria Gallardo-Williams teamed up with DELTA to create five immersive virtual reality organic chemistry lab experiences.

Dec 19, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Oceanographer He Awarded $2.1M Grant From National Academies

The grant will support Ruoying He's study of dynamics of key currents in the Gulf of Mexico.

Dec 13, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Recent research found that biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species.

Dec 12, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

How I Get My Undergraduate Students Involved in Research

Jennifer Landin, teaching associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, shares her tips for helping undergraduates become researchers.

Dec 5, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage

Research published in Nature describes what soft-tissue analysis reveals about an ancient, dolphin-like marine reptile.

Nov 29, 2018  |  Faculty

A Professor Gives Back to Chemistry

Carl Bumgardner, professor emeritus of chemistry, established a scholarship endowment. "It indicates that you believe in the future," he said.