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Oct 27, 2015

Researchers Create Better Algorithm for Simulating Particles in Fermi Sea

An NCSU physicist and German colleagues have created a more precise algorithm for simulating particle interactions. 

Protein MutS inspects newly replicated DNA for errors

Aug 21, 2015

How DNA ‘Proofreader’ Proteins Pick and Edit Their Reading Material

NC State physicists have helped discover how two important proofreader proteins pick and edit their reading material. 

Chris Gould

Aug 19, 2015

Physics Professor Channels Passions Into Financial Support

Longtime physics professor Chris Gould channels his wide-ranging interests into financial support for the College and University. 

Jan 14, 2013

NC State to offer public lecture on the mathematics of music

Renowned mathematician, composer and chess master, Noam Elkies, will visit NC State later this month to give a free, public lecture, titled Canonical Forms: A Mathematician’s View of Musical Canons. The lecture is Friday, January 25, at 4 p.m. in Room 2203 SAS Hall. To write a musical canon – be it “Three Blind Mice” or… 

Aug 20, 2012

Physics Prof. Steve Reynolds to give music recital – Aug. 24

Most people on campus know Steve Reynolds for his award-winning research and teaching in the Department of Physics. What they may not know is that he is also an accomplished violinist. Reynolds, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Physics, will be putting his musical talents on display this Friday, August 24. The one-hour recital begins at… 

Jul 2, 2012

Lazzati wins NSF CAREER Award to study cosmic dust

Davide Lazzati, assistant professor of physics at NC State University, has received an Early Career Development Award, more commonly known as a CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation. The award is one of the highest honors given by NSF to early-career university faculty in science and engineering, and is intended to advance the development of… 

Mar 22, 2012

Reynolds receives award for excellence in teaching

  Dr. Stephen P. Reynolds, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor of Physics in the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, has been honored with an Award for Excellence in Teaching from the University of North Carolina Board of Governors. One educator from each UNC system campus wins the award, which comes with a prize of $7,500… 

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 recipients are Mitchel Resnick, professor of learning research, MIT Media Lab; and Julie Young, president and…