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Tag: biomaterials

Salonika Aggarwal

Nov 5, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Using Biomaterials Sustainably

Salonika Aggarwal will use her Ph.D. to research sustainable ways of extracting resources from biomaterials. 

Oct 19, 2020

Your Next Halloween Mask Could Be Made from Trees

NC State researchers are working to create more sustainable, inexpensive masks for Halloween. 

A picture of industrial hemp growing in a field

Sep 18, 2020

Industrial Hemp: A More Sustainable Option for the Hygiene Industry

Researchers at NC State’s College of Natural Resources are using industrial hemp to develop tissue paper and other products. 

Matthew holds beaker in lab

Jul 27, 2020

Exploring Sustainable Air Travel With Jet Fuel From Trees

Researchers in NC State’s Department of Forest Biomaterials are working to make jet fuel from a renewable resource: trees. 


May 26, 2020

NC State Partners with CESMII to Promote ‘Smart’ Technologies in Paper Manufacturing, Other Industries

NC State and CESMII have launched the Smart Manufacturing Innovation Center. 

Stack of lumber

Mar 5, 2020

NC State Program Offers Online Courses in Bioeconomy and Biomass

The Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between the Department of Forest Biomaterials and the Department of STEM Education, is increasing its reach with four new online courses. 

Dane Grismer

Feb 10, 2020

Job Search Tips with NC State Forest Biomaterials Alum Dane Grismer

PSE graduate Dane Grismer describes his process of career exploration, his insights from serving on job searches with his current employer, and offers advice on being prepared and strategic in a new role. 

Surprising Products Made With Biomaterials - College of Natural Resources

Jan 21, 2020

Your Ice Cream Has Paper In It – and Other Unexpected Products Made from Biomaterials

Biomaterials can be found in everyday products. They enhance our food and technology and help us live more sustainable lifestyles. 


Jan 13, 2020

Cross-Laminated Timber Creates Sustainable Buildings, Stronger Communities

Is cross-laminated timber the future of affordable, sustainable construction? Forest Biomaterials professor Dr. Stephen Kelley is looking for the answer. 

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Nov 11, 2015

Unexpected Products Made From Paper

Did you know that there are more than 5,000 products made from paper and paper making by-products?