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Congratulations MSE Graduates!

On Friday, May 3, 2024, the department holds its spring recognition of the graduates in the Hunt Library Auditorium. The 67 conferred degrees comprise 25 undergraduates, 22 graduate students, and 20 doctoral candidates.

RTNN Wins 2024 Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award

The Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network (RTNN) has been honored with the prestigious 2024 Opal Mann Green Engagement and Scholarship Award at NC State University. The award ceremony, scheduled for April 29 at the Park Alumni Center, will recognize RTNN's outstanding contributions to nanotechnology research, education, and community engagement.

Successful Fundraising Campaign Boosts NC State MSE

Day of Giving was a record success for NC State MSE, achieving a significant milestone in its fundraising efforts, thanks to the generous contributions of alumni and industry leaders. The department surpassed its fundraising goal of 65 gifts, which unlocked a contribution from MSE alums and co-founders of Wolfspeed (Cree), Calvin Carter and John Edmond.

Prof. Richard Spontak Awarded Honorary Doctorate at NTNU Doctoral Awards Ceremony

Professor Richard Spontak, a distinguished NC State University professor with joint appointments in the departments of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) was awarded an honorary doctorate during the Doctoral Awards Ceremony on March 8, 2024, at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The ceremony recognized Spontak's exceptional contributions to chemical process engineering and polymer science.