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Jun 12, 2022

RISI European Conference

Dr. Ronald Gonzalez and graduate student Ryen Frasier attended the three day RISI European Conference in early March 2022. The event was held in Lisbon, Portugal, with a focus on… 

Jun 12, 2022

Alumnus Spotlight: Matthew Byington

Matthew Byington is from Apex, NC, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Materials and Technology in 2016 from NC State. He went on to earn a Masters in Forest Biomaterials… 

Jun 12, 2022

Richard Thomas Endowment Lecture Series

In 2019, Dr. Richard Thomas, alumnus, former professor and department head in the College of Natural Resources,  generously established an annual lecture series in Forest Biomaterials. When it was founded,… 

Jesse Swanner - Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Swanner Class of '15 - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Jun 8, 2022

Alumni Spotlight: Jesse Swanner Class of ’15

Jesse Swanner graduated from NC State in 2015 with a degree in Paper Science and Engineering.  We reached out to Jesse to find out about her experiences since graduating from NC State,… 

May 16, 2022

‘We’re Stuck’ — Meet #NCState22 Best Friends Niambé and Kourtni

Best friends say ‘goodbye’ to NC State in the field where they first said ‘hello’ and started a lifelong friendship. 

May 6, 2022

Dr. Lokendra Pal’s Paper Process Analysis

The roar of thousands of pounds of water draining… The whirring of several large pumps… The shouting of several dozen students… All these sounds fill the department’s pilot plant every… 

May 6, 2022

Sustainable Furnishing Council Event

On Friday, April 1, 2022, Culp Inc. hosted the Sustainable Furnishings Council’s (SFC) 15th Anniversary industry-wide celebration in High Point, NC. This gathering occurs twice a year and attracts manufacturers,… 

May 6, 2022

Meet Our SMT Technical Analysts

There’s so much to learn in Hodges Wood Products Lab. Recently, we had the opportunity to meet with Skye Pham, Melzer Morgan, and Ben Helms, a group of students in… 

Apr 29, 2022

Why Some Fabrics Shed More Microfibers Than Others

NC State researchers studied how treating fabrics with dyes, softeners and other chemicals impacts both the production and degradation of cotton microfibers. 

Brendan Tumpey - Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 26, 2022

Graduation to Vocation: Brendan Tumpey Tackles Packaging Problems

Upon graduation, Tumpey will work as a REACH engineer at International Paper in Springfield, Oregon.