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Graduate Student Profiles

Each month, The Graduate School shines a spotlight on a graduate student who exemplifies the Think and Do mantra of our great university.

When you pursue a graduate degree at NC State, you aren’t just preparing for the “real world” — you’re shaping it. Our master’s and doctoral students work alongside our faculty to solve the big problems: finding economically and environmentally sustainable energy sources, improving human health, creating prosperity.

Meet Vanadeep Kaluvagunta

Vanadeep Kaluvagunta is pursuing his third master’s degree in Climate Change and Society from the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences. An international graduate student from India, he currently holds a Ph.D. in physics along with a double masters in physics and meteorology.

In the world of academia and research, there are individuals whose stories resonate with dedication, passion, and an unwavering commitment to making a positive impact—Vanadeep is undoubtedly one such individual, whose journey is a testament to his boundless enthusiasm for learning, teaching, and contributing to society.