Awards and Honors

Mar 5, 2018

2017-2018 University Faculty Scholars Named

NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. The 20 recipients represent early- and mid-career faculty dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement.

Feb 26, 2018

Faculty Score NSF Early-Career Awards

Five faculty researchers receive grants to support their groundbreaking work in areas ranging from ultrafast out-of-equilibrium phase transitions to the evolution of damage in polymer composites.

Feb 20, 2018

NC State Appears in Two National Diversity Rankings

NC State appears in the 2018 Forbes first-ever list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” and the 2018 Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Rankings for African-American graduates in engineering.

Feb 13, 2018

Nominations Open for Honorary Degrees

The Faculty Committee on Honorary Degrees at NC State invites nominations for recipients of honorary degrees. Honorary degrees represent one of NC State’s highest accolades for outstanding contributions to scholarship, creativity, leadership, and humanitarian or public service.

Jan 31, 2018

Grad Student Tyler Allen Lands on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List

Tyler Allen has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, which highlights visionaries in 20 different industries. Forbes singled him out for his research on how certain cancer and tumor cells exit the bloodstream to form new tumors…

Jan 24, 2018

Barrangou Wins NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences

Rodolphe Barrangou wins yet another prestigious award for his discovery of the genetic mechanisms and proteins driving CRISPR-Cas systems.

Jan 2, 2018

Faculty Inventors Honored

Two faculty members at NC State are being named fellows by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The new NAI fellows are Donald L. Bitzer, Distinguished University Research Professor of Computer Science, and William Ditto, professor of physics.

Dec 12, 2017

2017 Promoted and Tenured Faculty

Promotion or tenure mark significant milestones for the faculty at NC State. Promotion assigns a new rank for faculty members, and tenure acknowledges notable career accomplishments and promotes the academic freedom of the faculty.

Nov 17, 2017

NC State Ranks Top 20 in Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs

NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2018,” coming in at no. 19 on the list.

Oct 26, 2017

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.