Statistician Wright Named Goodnight Innovation Distinguished Professor
The professorship was made possible by a gift from longtime NC State supporters Jim and Ann Goodnight.
4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development Grants
Faculty member KC Busch, of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster, was one of four faculty to receive a Faculty Research and Professional Development grant worth $7,500 to support her research.
A Landscape Ecology Legacy
During his two-year term as president of US-IALE, center director Ross Meentemeyer enhanced the association's communication initiatives and pushed to expand the membership to all of North America.
Global WaSH Researcher Receives Gates Foundation Grant
Pit latrines remain a health hazard in many parts of the world, but an NC State research aims to make cleaning them safer. Global WaSH xluster lead Dr. Francis de los Reyes received $1.2 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve and test the market for a novel pit latrine emptying device, the Flexcrevator.
Faculty Focus: Jean Ristaino Wins Fulbright Award
Jean Ristaino’s passion for ensuring food security for a fast-growing world population has taken her around the world to help other scientists and students gain skills in identifying and tracking new and re-emerging plant diseases. Her next stop: Italy.
New Fund Supports Research Outside the Lab
A collaboration between the Provost’s Office and the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development enables NC State to close a gap in research funding and support innovative work in multiple disciplines.
Where a Great Idea Can Take You
Ph.D. student Ashwin Shashidharan interned with the world’s top GIS software company this summer and continues to gain recognition for his award-winning research in computer science.
Ke Lab Leads a $5 Million DARPA Grant to Fight Influenza Virus
The Ke Lab at NC State is leading a $5 million research project to develop a new biomathematics-based approach to fighting the deadly influenza virus.