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Dr. Schaefer leaning against a wall in Riddick Hall.

Sep 12, 2022

The Freedom of Flexibility

Private support has given Thomas Schaefer, the Wesley O. Doggett Distinguished Professor for the Department of Physics, greater flexibility to Think and Do. 

Graphic shows process of achieving superflorescence at room temperature.

Aug 29, 2022

‘Naturally Insulating’ Material Emits Pulses of Superfluorescent Light at Room Temperature

Shuang Fang Lin, associate professor of physics, discusses how this research could lead to the development of faster microchips, neurosensors and quantum computing materials. 

Cathrine Hoyo

Aug 25, 2022

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our academic departments. 

The Belltower provides a backdrop for colorful fall leaves.

Aug 22, 2022

Meet Our Newest Faculty

Meet the College of Sciences’ newest faculty members. 

Madhusudan Madhavan holds his diploma at the base of the Belltower.

Jul 27, 2022

Teen Wolfpack: Young Graduate Makes History

Sixteen-year-old Madhusudan Madhavan doesn't yet have a driver's license — but he does have a bachelor's degree in applied mathematics from NC State. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Jun 13, 2022

Understanding Room Temperature Superconductivity

Lex Kemper, associate professor of physics, discusses attempts to untangle the secrets of superconducting material YBCO. 

Rongmon Bordoloi

Jun 2, 2022

Podcast: Galactic Nurseries

Rongmon Bordoloi, assistant professor of physics, discusses diffuse neutral gases and what they might mean for our understanding of star formation. 

NC State gateway at sunset

May 18, 2022

Researchers Use Galaxy as a ‘Cosmic Telescope’ to Study Heart of the Young Universe

Astrophysicist Rongmon Bordoloi is using a new instrument and a powerful telescope to peer into galactic nurseries. 

Planet Earth

Apr 28, 2022

From the Departments

Catch up on the latest news from our six academic departments. 

Memorial Belltower

Apr 28, 2022

Sciences Faculty, Staff Receive 2021-22 University Honors

Seven members of the College of Sciences community and one student organization have been recognized with 2021-22 NC State teaching, diversity and excellence awards.