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Sep 15, 2022

Naycari Forfora Attends Iberoamerican Cellulose Conference in Spain

This past summer, Naycari Forfora attended the Iberoamerican Cellulose Conference alongside Dr. Ronalds Gonzalez and fellow Ph.D. student Ramon Vera. University representatives, professors, and Ph.D. students gathered for the four-day… 

Sep 15, 2022

Meet Our Sustainable Materials & Technology Undergraduate Student: Chandler Parrish

Chandler Parrish is a junior from Louisburg, North Carolina majoring in Sustainable Materials & Technology with minors in business administration and environmental science. During her time at NC State, she has… 

Jul 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics

A field trip focused on bio-based flexible electronics was hosted for high school science teachers and NCSU and UNC researchers in New Bern, North Carolina, June 10-11, 2022. The experience… 

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,… 

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… 

Meagan - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Apr 15, 2022

Alumna Spotlight: Meagan Harrison

Maegan Harrison graduated from the PSE/CHE dual degree program in December 2020 and began working at James Hardie.  We got a chance to speak with Maegan at the James Hardie…