Research news releases: 2012
Pictured above: The Blue and Gold Marching Machine leads the procession to the inauguration of UNC system President Tom Ross on the A&T campus in October 2011.
June 19, 2012: Dr. Barry L. Burks has been named Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development. He comes to A&T from UNC Charlotte, where he has been the associate director of the Charlotte Research Institute since 2007.
- May 29, 2012: Beginning this fall, a largely immigrant, low-income Greensboro neighborhood will become the site of a new community-based mental health care provider through a project led by North Carolina A&T.
- May 21, 2012: North Carolina A&T and N.C. State University have been named finalists for a national community engagement award thanks to a joint project of the universities’ Center for Environmental Farming Systems.
- May 14, 2012: The National Institutes of Health have selected Dr. Justin Zhan to participate in the Early Career Reviewer program of the Center for Scientific Review.
- May 14, 2012: The building of the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering has been honored with the Star Award as 2011's most outstanding new construction project in North Carolina.
- May 11, 2012: Two Guilford County high school teachers have been awarded Kenan Fellowships to spend 18 months working with researchers on an aviation project at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
- April 25, 2012: Future bioengineers will have a chance to get started while still in high school at the weeklong Summer Bioengineering Institute at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
- April 20, 2012: The home pages of many university websites need revamping if they are going to be successful at recruiting high school students in the future, according to a study conducted by researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.
April 18, 2012: Five outstanding faculty researchers and an interdisciplinary team have been honored with the university's 2012 Research Excellence Awards.
- March 30, 2012: Seventeen outstanding faculty members at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and three interdisciplinary teams have been nominated for the university’s 2012 Research Excellence Awards.
March 15, 2012: If you know any Girl Scouts who just want to have fun, register them for the Girl Scout Day STEM Workshop, to be held Saturday April 21 at N.C. A&T. The event is put on by the N.C. A&T Society of Women Engineers.
March 5, 2012: N.C. A&T and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering are among the partners for the international Nanocon 012 conference in Pune, India, this fall.
- February 28, 2012: The National Science Foundation and the Food and Drug Administration are teaming up with N.C. A&T and Germany’s Hannover Medical School to hold a daylong public workshop on the emerging field of biodegradable metals.
- February 23, 2012: Ask N.C. A&T freshmen for their ideas about new or better products to make a difference in the world, and these are some of the answers you get: a chemical bar-code system for tracking firearms, an iron that applies starch while you iron, and a hydraulic system to keep tractor-trailers from jackknifing.
February 22, 2012: All members of the university community are invited to meet the four finalists for the position of vice chancellor for research and economic development.
February 15, 2012: Next week, approximately 100 Guilford County high school students will get a special look at the history of African American inventors and scientists as part of N.C. A&T State University’s second annual Colors of Innovation event.
January 27, 2012: The Environmental Protection Agency and N.C. A&T have formally agreed to work together to increase the number of environmental engineers and scientists, to improve the region’s environment, and to develop new solutions to environmental issues.
January 12, 2012: Dr. Justin Zhan of the Department of Computer Science is the editor of the new International Journal of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity.
- January 6, 2012: Three A&T nanoengineering professors at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) have been awarded research grants totaling $3.5 million.