Student Spotlight: ‘Plant Research Immediately Impacts People’
After a summer undergraduate research experience with a leading NC State plant scientist, Catherine Doyle was hooked. The Ph.D. student traveled to Tanzania to see the problems posed by cassava mosaic disease.
The Economics of Cutting-Edge Ag Technology
The academic journey of Ph.D. student Mike Jones spans Peruvian potato fields and the irrigated deserts of Syria to NC State’s campus, where he investigates the impacts and public perception of cutting-edge agricultural technology.
Graduate School To Honor Outstanding Faculty Mentors
The Graduate School is asking students to nominate their professors for the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Awards. Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 30.
From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest
From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, see the NC State Research Image Contest winners.
Studying a Disease in Order to Prevent Starvation
Research into a disease that affects cassava crops aims to prevent starvation for millions in Africa.
A Message From the Dean
"Just when I think I couldn't be more impressed by our students, I realize that achievement knows no boundaries." -- Maureen Grasso
Pragya Adhikari from Nepal is trying to breed a tomato that is tastier and more resistant to plant diseases.
Chandler Maness, a master's student in textiles, wants to make firefighters safer by developing materials and gear designs that protect them from particulates in smoke.
Sayed Mashaheet, PhD alumnus and postdoc, is developing wheat varieties that are tolerant to ozone and resistant to wheat rust, a devastating disease that could destroy the world's wheat crop.
Graduate student Sophia Webster is trying to fight Zika by engineering mosquitoes that won't spread the disease.