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John Palmour, second from right, speaks during a panel discussion at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State's Centennial Campus in October 2022.

College mourns loss of John Palmour

The College of Engineering notes with great sadness the death of John Palmour, an alumnus of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and founder of local companies Cree, Inc. and Wolfspeed. Palmour died on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. He was 62.

In Memoriam: John Palmour

Raleigh, N.C.—The Department of Materials Science and Engineering shares with great sorrow the passing of alum Dr. John Palmour on Sunday, November 13, 2022.  John...

Open Rank Faculty Position in Materials Science

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University seeks to hire outstanding tenured/tenure-track faculty in all areas of Materials Science...

MaterialsPulse 2022 News Magazine

The latest edition of MaterialsPulse Magazine is now available. IN THIS ISSUE COVER: Defect Chemistry of Halogen Dopants In ZnSe Technique Allows Researchers to Align...

Wolfspeed Ahead: An NC State Spinoff Powers the Future

The company that pioneered LED lighting now looks to improve the efficiency and performance of electric vehicles and other high-power applications. Meet the people building the world’s largest silicon carbide manufacturing facility in Chatham County.

Yaroslava Yingling Named Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor

RALEIGH, N.C.– The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) has named Professor Yaroslava Yingling as the fourth Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor, effective September 1,...

2023 MSE Grad Student Info Session

Tuesday, October 11: Fall 2022 Info Session We invite you to join us at our upcoming virtual Info Session on Tuesday, Oct 11 where you...
L-R: Profs Martin Thuo, Bharat Gwalani, Yin Liu, and Ruijuan Xu

Meet Our New Faculty

The NC State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is excited to welcome four new faculty members this fall. “We are proud to announce...