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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… 

Munmun Basak - Graduate Student Spotlight: Munmun Basak - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Feb 11, 2022

Graduate Student Spotlight: Munmun Basak

The Department of Forest Biomaterials is so excited to welcome the graduate students joining us this spring. This week’s spotlight will be on Munmun Basak. Munmun Basak is from Naogaon,… 

Dani Coan in the Court of North Carolina amphitheater - Catching Up with the Outgoing Class - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Sep 7, 2021

Catching Up With the Outgoing Class

In 2018, a group of incoming first-year students told us about their hopes for the years ahead. Follow their journeys since then. 

A Summer of Learning, College of Natural Resources, FWCB Summer Camp Pitcher Plants, feature - A Summer of Learning - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Aug 27, 2021

A Summer of Learning

College of Natural Resources students build on classroom knowledge through internships, summer camps and more. 

Wolf Statue - Newly Elected GSA Officers Promote DEIJ and Soft Skills for Graduate Students - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Aug 12, 2021

Newly Elected GSA Officers Promote DEIJ and Soft Skills for Graduate Students

The Forest Biomaterials (FB) graduate student association (GSA) is dedicated to supporting graduate students and providing a means for connection in FB. To enrich the FB graduate experience, the GSA… 

The sun peeks through the leaves of a tree at the Court of North Carolina - Turning Tree Residue into Smart Hydrogels - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Jul 27, 2021

Sustainability & Innovation Workshop Helps Graduate Students Develop Entrepreneurial Spirit

Just because the summer is in full swing does not mean that our professors have stopped investing in our graduate students. This July, Dr. Lavoine and Dr. Lucia hosted a… 

Ian Kirven - Graduate Student Spotlight: Ian Kirven - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Jul 25, 2021

Graduate Student Spotlight: Ian Kirven

Ian Kirven is from Durham, NC, and graduated from NC State in 2019 with a degree in chemistry with a focus on natural products chemistry. Since then, he has worked as… 

Roman Sarder Portrait - Graduate Students Spotlight: Roman Sarder - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

Jun 3, 2021

Graduate Student Spotlight: Roman Sarder

Roman Sarder is from Shariatpur, Bangladesh, and graduated from the University of Dhaka in 2012 with a Biochemistry & Molecular Biology degree. Since then, he has worked as an analytical… 

Samaher Salem - Meet Samaher Salem - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

May 17, 2021

Meet Samaher Salem

Article originally written and posted to the Analytical Instrumentation Facility (AFI) website. I am Samaher Salem, a final year doctoral student in the Department of Forest Biomaterials, and I am… 

Carolina Zuluaga - Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Carolina Zuluaga - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

May 10, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Carolina Zuluaga

Carolina Zuluaga is from Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 2015 from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin. She went on to earn a Ph.D.…