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SMT Student Profile

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. 

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… 

Mary Valverde

May 2, 2019

Achieving Sustainable Success

In the College of Natural Resources, graduating senior Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde discovered a passion for understanding “trash” and its significance in today’s world. 


Sep 18, 2018

Out of the Classroom and Into the Field

From DC to China to right here on campus, students in the Department of Forest Biomaterials got out of the classroom and into the field this summer to put their… 

Garnett Bullock

Aug 28, 2018

Student Spotlight: Garnett Bullock

Garnett Bullock, a Sustainable Materials and Technology major, has completed a number of hands-on experiences while at NC State. From Compost Concierge to Cabinet Installer, he’s able to take a closer… 

Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde

Aug 14, 2018

Student Spotlight: Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde

Sustainable Materials and Technology major Mary Paz Alvarez Valverde is well aware of the benefits of professional development, especially as a student. Recently she traveled to Boston, Massachusetts to network…