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Iridescent Silicon Microchip

Apr 30, 2024

CHIPS Funding Fuels Two New Initiatives Backed by NC State

With nearly $50 million through the CHIPS and Science Act, our university will lead a regional innovation hub focused on wide bandgap semiconductors, called CLAWS, and also play a key role in the North Carolina Textile Innovation and Sustainability Engine, one of the first-ever NSF Regional Innovation Engines. 

A close up picture of a piece of fabric

Apr 18, 2024

NC State Researchers Use Machine Learning To Create a Fabric-based Touch Sensor

As the field of wearable electronics gains more interest and new functions are added to clothing, an embroidery-based sensor or “button” capable of controlling those functions becomes increasingly important. 

An NC State student studying abroad enjoys a guided paragliding outing over Switzerland.

Apr 16, 2024

It’s a Wolfpack World

The Wolfpack may call North Carolina home, but our impact spans all seven continents. Read about faculty and student experiences in two of those continents. 

Nigar Sultana

Feb 6, 2024

Grad Student Profile: Nigar Sultana

Learn more about Sultana's experience at NC State and the research she's conducting through the Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Yarn-shaped supercapacitors created by NC State researchers in the Wilson College of Textiles

Feb 6, 2024

New Study Finds “Sweet Spot” for Length of Yarn-Shaped Supercapacitors

Yarns 40-60cm yield best flow of energy in new study. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night. Photo by Marc Hall

Jan 26, 2024

New NSF Center Will Advance Textile Industry ‘Greening’

The effort aims to reduce textile waste and make advances in wearable, medical and protective textiles. 

Thomas Rosemond, a fall 2023 graduate earning his degree in fashion and textile management, stands outside of Wilson College of Textiles.

Dec 13, 2023

Thomas Rosemond: Woven Into Wilson

Once Thomas Rosemond set his sights on NC State, there was no plan B. He reflects on the community — and real-world experience — he gained in Wilson College of Textiles. 

Student smiling with Prague cityscape in the background.

Dec 11, 2023

Gap Semester in Prague as a Connect Student: A Life-Changing Experience

Elle Smith was one of 36 students from the Prague Connect​ program who stepped out of their comfort zone​ after high school and spent their first college semester abroad in Prague in the fall of 2023. 

Robotic hand holding a pH color strip.

Dec 7, 2023

New HS Curriculum Teaches Color Chemistry and AI Simultaneously

NC State researchers develop short module to drive student curiosity about real-world data. 

researchers weather firefighter turnout gear in an oven.

Dec 1, 2023

Study Tests Firefighter Turnout Gear With, Without PFAS

PFAS-free outer shells fail to repel oil and hydraulic fluid, potentially bringing performance tradeoffs to firefighters.