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Author: Andrew Moore

Jan 10, 2022

Cotton Incorporated and NC State to Demonstrate Pilot-scale Process for Upcycling Textile Waste

The process represents an important step in addressing the complexity of textile waste. 

NC State Professor David Tilotta - This NC State Research Wants to Disaster-Proof Your Home - College of Natural Resources News - NC State University

Oct 27, 2021

This NC State Researcher Wants to Disaster-Proof Your Home. Here’s Why.

Many homes aren’t equipped to withstand natural disasters. David Tilotta is working to change that. 

Adrianna Kirkman - Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

May 5, 2021

Endowment Honors Legacy of Professor Adrianna Kirkman

The endowment will provide merit-based scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in paper science and engineering who have demonstrated interest in equality, diversity or social justice for women. 

Home in Colombia - Sustainable Fibers Provide Economic Support for Vulnerable Communities in Colombia - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Nov 4, 2020

Sustainable Fibers Provide Economic Support for Vulnerable Communities in Colombia

A research initiative exploring the use of fique fiber residues for tissue paper production is providing jobs for Colombian farmers. 

May 8, 2020

Continuing a Legacy of Success

Jennifer Piercy, a 1994 graduate from the Pulp and Paper Technology and Chemical Engineering programs at NC State, works within the Paper Science and Engineering program as the Director of Recruiting… 

Donations - NC State Donate Masks to Rural Communities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic -Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 29, 2020

NC State Faculty Donate Masks to Rural Communities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Faculty members in the Department of Forest Biomaterials recently donated more than 10,000 masks to long-term care and healthcare facilities across eastern North Carolina. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Mar 30, 2020

Antimicrobial Tissue Paper Could Help Fight the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases

NC State researchers have developed a new tool that could someday help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases: antimicrobial tissue paper. 

Smart factory with sensors.

Mar 24, 2020

Artificial Intelligence: A Game Changer for the Chemical Manufacturing Industry

A growing number of chemical manufacturers are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to cut greenhouse gas emissions and improve the energy efficiency of their operations. 

Richard Thomas

Dec 19, 2019

Former NC State Professor Establishes Forest Biomaterials Lecture with $100K Donation

Dr. Richard Thomas, alumnus, former professor and department head in the College of Natural Resources, has generously donated $100,000 to establish an annual lecture in forest biomaterials. The Dr. Richard… 

Richard Thomas

Sep 13, 2019

Former NC State Professor Establishes Forest Biomaterials Lecture with $100K Donation

Dr. Richard Thomas, alumnus, former professor and department head in the College of Natural Resources, has generously donated $100,000 to establish an annual lecture in forest biomaterials.