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Oct 14, 2020

Student Spotlight: Theodore Frater

Theodore Frater is a senior in Sustainable Materials & Technology double minoring in environmental science and statistics. We caught up with Theodore to share his experiences and advice for incoming Sustainable Materials & Technology students. Tell us a little bit […]

Oct 12, 2020

Newly Elected Graduate Student Association Officers

The Forest Biomaterials (FB) graduate student association (GSA) is an organization dedicated to supporting graduate students and providing a means for connection in FB. To enrich the FB graduate experience, the GSA provides meaningful programming including professional development and networking. […]

Oct 10, 2020

Student Spotlight: Jacob Johnson

Jacob Johnson is a junior in Sustainable Materials & Technology double minoring in polymer/color chemistry and environmental science. We caught up with Jacob to share his experiences and advice for incoming Sustainable Materials & Technology students. Tell us a little […]

Sep 21, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Kristen McLaughlin

Kristen McLaughlin graduated magna cum laude from NC State in May of 2020 with a B.S. in Sustainable Materials & Technology (SMT) and minors in Environmental Science and Business Administration. She is currently a Mechanical Engineer at Northop Grumman Corporation. […]

Sep 17, 2020

Meet Rico Ruffino

The Department of Forest Biomaterials welcomed Rico Ruffino to the faculty on September 1st.  As Assistant Professor of Practice of Industrial & Product Design, he will bring new capabilities to the department in sustainable material design. We reached out to […]

Sep 5, 2020

Wood Products Extension Shifts to Virtual Support

Wood Products Extension faculty and staff offered a number of virtual workshops this summer to support the community in key industries, during the COVID-19 pandemic. For the approximately 380 participants statewide, these workshops led to an estimated economic impact of […]

Apr 5, 2020

Meet Lori Kazura

Lori Kazura graduated from State with her B.A.Political Science in 2016, and her M.A. Liberal Studies in 2019. She has worked for NC State in various capacities since 2012. Some of the places on campus she’s worked include University Advancement, […]

Mar 27, 2020

2020 Graduate Research Symposium: Forest Biomaterials

On Wednesday, February 26th the annual CNR Graduate Research Symposium (Co-Sponsored by Eastman Chemical and the CNR Research Office) was held at Talley Student Union. Congratulations to all the winners of the College of Natural Resources Graduate Research Symposium! Two […]

Mar 27, 2020

Forest Biomaterials Response to COVID-19

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, Combating COVID-19 is a collective effort that all of us are responsible for. While fear and uncertainty are understandable sentiments, I encourage everyone to confront this situation with calmness and reason and, more importantly, support […]

Mar 26, 2020

Alumni Spotlight: Madeline Newton

Madeline Newton graduated from NC State in 2016 with a B.S. in Sustainable Materials & Technology (SMT). She is a Project Manager on the construction team at Ecoplexus, a utility-scale solar developer, location in RTP. Currently, North Carolina is #2 […]