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Tag: forest biomaterials


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. 

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May 19, 2020

How the Coronavirus Created a Toilet Paper Shortage

Although the country is slowly reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, there’s one household item you may still find missing on grocery store shelves: Toilet paper. 

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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. 

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May 6, 2020

Graduation to Vocation: Developing Sustainable Technologies

College of Natural Resources graduate Dylan Brown's passion is developing sustainable technologies. Read more about his journey. 

Apr 29, 2020

NC State Faculty Donate Masks to Rural Communities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Faculty members in the Department of Forest Biomaterials recently donated more than 10,000 masks to long-term care and healthcare facilities across eastern North Carolina. 

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Apr 23, 2020

College of Natural Resources Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff

As the end of the 2019-20 academic year draws near, we honor College of Natural Resources faculty and staff who have gone the extra mile. 

Electron microscope image of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Mar 30, 2020

Antimicrobial Tissue Paper Could Help Fight the Spread of COVID-19 and Other Infectious Diseases

NC State researchers have developed a new tool that could someday help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases: antimicrobial tissue paper. 

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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 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. 

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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.