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Sustainable Materials and Technology

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. 


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… 

students visit bioMASON

Nov 20, 2019

bioMASON® building with Nature.

Written by guest blogger: Caroline Laughlin The Introduction to Sustainable Materials and Technology class (SMT 200) took a field trip to bioMASON this Fall, as part of their learning experience.… 

SMT Banquet group photo

Oct 26, 2019

13th Annual Sustainable Materials & Technology Undergraduate Banquet

Written by guest blogger: Max Craft, SMT Class of ’20 Every fall, students in the Sustainable Materials & Technology (SMT) program, their parents, faculty, staff, and donors come together for… 

SMT Connections Scheck Forest

Oct 10, 2019

SMT Connections: A Day for Cohort Building

Each year incoming Sustainable Materials & Technology (SMT) freshman and on-campus transfer students are required to attend SMT Connections, a day for cohort building. This year the group visited Schenck… 

Deadwood Revival Design table

Sep 22, 2019

Dry Kiln Workshop Brings California Entrepreneurs to NC

Every year, NC State’s Wood Products Extension offers a series of workshops for professionals in the wood products industry with topics from hardwood lumber grading to high-end firewood and edge slabs.… 

Raina Harrell

Sep 10, 2019

Raina Harrell – Class of ’18

Raina Harrell graduated in 2018 with a degree in Sustainable Materials & Technology. We reached out to see what she’s been up to! What was your favorite class and/or memory… 

star trek lost scenes

Sep 6, 2019

Chemist by Day, Trekkie by Night

Watching Star Trek as a kid inspired Professor David Tilotta to pursue a career in science. 


May 31, 2019

Woodshop Machining Introduction at the Craft Center

Sustainable Materials and Technology (SMT) 441 – Mechanical Properties- introduces students to concepts of stress, axial loading, bending theories, orthotropic elasticity of laminates, and buckling of columns, and more. The…