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Category: Sustainable Materials and Technology

Talley Student Union - Alumni Spotlight: Kristen McLaughlin - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

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… 

Talley Student Union - Meet Rico Ruffino - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

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… 

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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… 

Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students, College of Natural Resources, Martina Nordstrand, feature

Aug 6, 2020

Meet Our Fall 2020 Incoming Students

Join us in welcoming our fall 2020 incoming students. They come from different backgrounds and will be working towards a variety of degrees, but are all connected by the College of Natural Resources to Think and Do. 

Matthew poses outside with NC State hoodie

May 28, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Developing Testing Standards for Sustainable Materials

College of Natural Resources graduate Matthew Byington’s passion is sustainability and sustainable materials. Read more about his journey. 

Zoom Meeting - NC State Hodges Wood Products Lab Participates in NWFA Virtual Expo - Forest Biomaterials NC State University

May 28, 2020

NC State Hodges Wood Products Lab Participates in NWFA Virtual Expo

The 2020 National Wood Flooring Association Expo was originally set to take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin but instead took place virtually on April 29-May 1. The Hodges Wood Products Lab… 

Andrzej works at equipment

May 15, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Solving Environmental Problems

College of Natural Resources graduate Andrzej Richardson’s passion is sustainable materials and technology. Read more about his journey. 

Madeline Newton

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… 

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. 

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Mar 20, 2020

Hodges Wood Products Lab Hosts the North American Laminate Flooring Association

The North American Laminate Flooring Association (NALFA) gathered together at NC State on March 10-12th to collaborate with our Hodges Wood Products Technical Services team, represented by Lyndsey Campbell and Guillermo…