Posts tagged “NCSU”
The return of jobs in North Carolina is something to cheer about. But this achievement should not be interpreted as meaning there are no issues in the job market. There are issues, and they are centered on three areas: pay, missing rungs in the income ladder and technological unemployment.
"If the human race is going to travel the solar system, we are going to have to make things along the way" says NCSU Professor Horn. "This idea of 3D printing is that you can make what you need, when you need it. We are a long way away from that ideal but we are getting there." Amd on the first Orion launch today, NCSU is sending along a special 3D-printed titanium coin.
North Carolina State University professors and students showed off a variety of agriculture-related technologies at the recent AgBio Summit. The bigwinner? Dr. Keith Harris, who helped an Eastern N.C. farm save up to 20 percent of previously, wasted fruit by turning it into delicious smoothies with a frozen Muscadine grape base mixed with blueberries or strawberries.
Joel Bourne, Jr., an award-winning reporter for National Geographic and a graduate of N.C. State, warns at the AgBio Summit that time is running out to prevent a food crisis by the year 2030. Food production must double but solutions are "on the shelf," he says. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer has the in-depth report for our Insider subscribers.
Feeding a world population the United Nations estimates will hit 9 billion by 2050 is only one of the social problems caused by an increasing number of people, the director of of the US Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture tells the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports the details for our Insiders.
Should the government make labeling food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) mandatory? Both sides have their say at the opening day of the AgBio Summit in Raleigh. WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer reports exclusively for our Insiders.
As NC State prepares to host the AGBIO Summit, the dean of the university's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences says the event will help showcase North Carolina as the "Mecca, the hub for agio." The theme of the event: Feeding a world of 9 billion people in 2050. And action is required, reports WRAL TechWire's Allan Maurer.
North Carolina AT&T President Venessa Harrison says the company will "continue working" with the ultra-fast North Carolina Next Generation Network project even though the telecommunications giant has put a "pause" on fiber projects. NCNGN also reaffirms its commitment to AT&T.
Duke No. 1, UNC 12, NCSU 54 in MBA ranking; Yahoo's $640M buy; AT&T drops 4G in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings due; Microsoft drops Nokia name
In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology news: Duke rules the roost in MBA rankings but UNC and NCSU rise, too; Yahoo buys BrightRoll for $640M; AT&T drops plans for in-flight 4G; Cisco earnings are due today; and Microsoft drops Nokia name from phones.
The intelligence landscape continues to change and remains under great scrutiny. A multidisciplinary team of researchers at NC State University is exploring these issues, with the goal of educating the public about national security while also helping to develop a new generation of intelligence professionals.
If you're not an optimist, then you're not an entrepreneur. You have to believe you will succeed - or why try? But at the same time the best entrepreneurs are realists, acknowledging challenges and preparing to overcome them. So a new survey of Triangle entrepreneurs from NCSU is a mix of dreams and reality. Which means this is a valid survey.
Dr. Joseph DeSimone's academic resume just keeps getting more impressive. So, too, does his entrepreneurial record. In an exclusive Q&A, the inventor-entrepreneur-academic talks about his new 3D printing technology venture in Silicon Valley and Monday's announcement that he is now part of the Institute of Medicine as well as academia's other big two (Engineering, Sciences). As DeSimone signs every email: "La vita e bella."
Dr. Joseph DeSimone, the serial entrepreneur and world-class researcher at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill, is launching a new 3D printing venture in Silicon Valley. But he also keeps adding honors, the newest one being election to the Institute of Medicine.
In an exclusive Q&A with WRAL TechWire, Dr. Terri Lomax of N.C. State, explains why she is joining the management team at RTI International. But she will remain involved with "InnovateRaleigh." Our Insider subscribers get access to every word.
Dr. Terri Lomax, a vice chancellor at NCSU and a leading proponent of entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle, is joining RTI International as vice president for discovery, science and technology.
Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, a graduate of N.C. State's Industrial & Systems Engineering school, returned recently to his alma mater to deliver a speech about the dangers of global warming. Pachauri says mitigation is required and it must be a global effort.
A new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts says North Carolina "has emerged as a clean energy leader" in the southeast. The state ranks third in new renewable energy capacity, third in private investments and eighth in energy- and environment-related jobs, according to Pew, which is issuing the report Thursday at N.C. State. Driving the growth is the state's solar industry.