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Mar 29, 2021
Progress at the Pump
Professor Sunkyu Park, who has deep NC State roots, is working to turn waste from the pulp and paper industry into the biofuel of the future. Boosted by private support, his research could revolutionize the energy industry — in more ways than one.
Mar 8, 2021
Bacterial Film Separates Water From Oil
Researchers used a material produced by the bacteria Gluconacetobacter hansenii as a filter to separate water from an oil mixture.
Mar 25, 2021
NC State’s Women Leaders in Pulp and Paper
Cindy Hendren and Jennifer Piercy talk about their leadership roles in NC State’s Pulp and Paper Advisory Board.
Mar 2, 2021
Five Questions with Second Lieutenant Teshawn Lee
Lee, who graduated with a degree in sustainable materials and technology in 2020, discusses his experience at the College of Natural Resources and his future plans.