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Dr. Trudy Mackay

William Neal Reynolds And Distinguished University Professor Of Genetics And Entomology

Genetic basis of quantitative, or complex, traits in plants and animals, including longevity and evolutionary genetics. Genetic and environmental factors that cause variation of complex traits in a population. Uses fruit fly (Drosophila) as a model system. Genomics. Behavioral biology.

Areas of Expertise
Genetics
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Lucinda MacKethan

Professor Of English

Women's literature, American slavery, African-American literature, Southern culture.

Areas of Expertise
NC State Authors/Poets
Women's Literature
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Michael Maher

Director Of Professional Education

Teacher preparation, teaching licensure and re-visioning education programs.

Colleges
EDUC

Mr. Marvin Malecha

Dean, College Of Design, And Association Of Collegiate Schools Of Architecture Distinguished Professor

International issues in architecture; architecture and design; ancient Greek theaters; religious architecture; sketching; case studies in the study and practice of architecture. Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. President of the American Institute of Architects.

Areas of Expertise
Architectural Design
Colleges
DESIGN

Dr. Denis Marcellin-Little

Associate Professor Of Orthopedics

Total hip replacement, animal prosthetics, treatment of bone deformities in animals, physical therapy

Areas of Expertise
Anatomy
Orthopedics
Surgery/Urology
Colleges
CVM

Dr. Stephen Margolis

Professor Of Economics

Industrial organization. Markets and public policy. Economic issues in intellectual property. Competition and antitrust in technology markets. Automobile industry.

Areas of Expertise
Economics
Markets and Public Policy
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. James Martin

Associate Professor Of Chemistry

Structure in amorphous materials; structure and properties of inorganic materials at the interface of molecular and solid-state chemistry.

Areas of Expertise
Amorphous Materials

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Dean, College Of Engineering

Manufacturing; logistics and distribution; operations management; and production and service systems

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. E. Stuart Maxwell

Professor Of Biochemistry

Biochemistry; molecular biochemistry; genomics; biosynthesis; RNA structure and function and how that affects cell growth and differentiation.

Areas of Expertise
Biochemistry
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Eric McConnell

Assistant Professor And Extension Specialist

Economic impacts of forest products industries; price and market trends; wood utilization.

Areas of Expertise
Forest Products
Wood Products
Wood Products Industry
Colleges
CNR

Dr. Marian McCord

Associate Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Barrier fabrics - chemical and biological; nanocomposite fibers; structure/property relationship of fibers; plasma surface modification; comfort in materials

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Colleges
ENGIN
TEXTILES

Dr. Michael McElroy

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Of Economics

Macroeconomic policy, international trade

Areas of Expertise
Macroeconomics Education
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Melissa McHale

Assistant Professor Of Urban Ecology

Carbon dynamics in urban systems; urbanization affects on nutrient cycling; ecosystem service tradeoffs; social drivers of ecosystem processes; spatial and temporal dynamics of urbanization; policy driven and multi disciplinary approaches to urban ecological analyses.

Areas of Expertise
Environmental Policy
Colleges
CNR

Dr. Anne McLaughlin

Assistant Professor Of Psychology

Human factors (how people interact with technology), ergonomics, aging, designing for older users, training, and using games as training.

Areas of Expertise
Human Information Processing
Memory
Science and Technology
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Richard McLaughlin

Professor Of Soil Science

Erosion, sediment, and turbidity controls for disturbed areas and construction sites.  Advanced practices and treatments to reduce impacts of construction on water quality, including flocculation to reduce turbidity in a variety of applications.  Construction site management to achieve turbidity requirements.

Areas of Expertise
Soil Science
Water Resources
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Brad Mehlenbacher

Associate Professor Of Leadership, Policy And Adult And Community College Education

Instruction and learning with technology; online information design and evaluation, rhetorical design and usability studies; Internet and social media; cognition and communication design; web-based instruction, e-learning, and distance education.

Areas of Expertise
Instructional Technology
Internet
Colleges
EDUC

Dr. Stephen Michielsen

Professor Of Textile Engineering, Chemistry And Science

Surface modification of polymers; nanotechnology; smart polymers; nonwovens; structure/property/process relationships; Raman spectroscopy of polymers; polymer physics. Currently developing specialized coatings which, when exposed to visible light, inactivate virtually all viruses and kill most bacteria.

Areas of Expertise
polymer materials
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Fibers
Technology
Colleges
TEXTILES

Dr. Matt Militello

Associate Professor Of Leadership, Policy And Adult And Higher Education

District and school leadership; school principal preparation; data-driven decision-making; school leadership technology.

Dr. Eric Miller

Professor Of Plant And Microbial Biology

Molecular biology of RNA-protein interactions in microbial gene regulation, and adoption of these processes for molecular diagnostics. Isolation and design of bacterial enzymes for agricultural and industrial uses. Bioinformatics.

Areas of Expertise
Microbiology
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Thomas Miller III

McPherson Family Distinguished Professor Of Engineering Entrepreneurship, Executive Director, NC State Entrepreneurship Initiative, Associate Dean For Distance Education And Information Technology, Vice Provost For Distance Education And Learning Technolo

Technology entrepreneurship.  Entrepreneurship education.  Use of distance learning in higher education. Practical considerations of selecting a distance-learning technology or technologies for a given job. Technology and usage trends. Emerging technologies. Computer architecture, hardware/software, networks, UNIX and the Internet.

Areas of Expertise
Entrepreneurship
Computer Science
Distance Learning
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Susan Miller-Cochrane

Associate Professor Of English And Director Of The First-Year Writing Program

Instructional technology and writing instruction, specifically in first-year writing programs and with second language writers. Use of Web media as research tools.

Areas of Expertise
Education
English
Grammar
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Helena Mitasova

Associate Professor Of Marine, Earth And Atmospheric Sciences

Modeling and monitoring of landscape processes, evolution of coastal topography, geoinformation science.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Visualization
Computer Modeling
Computer Visualization
Geology
Rivers and Beaches
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Philip Mitchell

Associate Professor Of Wood And Paper Science And Extension Specialist

Secondary manufacturing of wood; wood furniture and construction

Areas of Expertise
Forest Products

Dr. Nancy Mitchell

Associate Professor Of History

The history of US foreign relations

Areas of Expertise
United States
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Roger Moore

Associate Professor Of Parks, Recreation And Tourism Management

Outdoor recreation, trails and greenways, outdoor recreation behavior and rail-trails.

Areas of Expertise
Parks and Outdoor Recreation
Colleges
CNR

Mr. Robin Moore

Professor Of Landscape Architecture And Director, Natural Learning Initiative

Design of environments for children's play and learning, including playgrounds, parks, botanical gardens, residential neighborhoods, childcare centers and schools. Importance of children's daily experience with nature; the child's right to play; involving children in the design of their own environments; environmental education; ecological design; professional development/training of child care and early childhood professionals; design for inclusion.

Areas of Expertise
Design for/with Children
Colleges
DESIGN

Dr. Jessica Moore

Assistant Professor Of Communication

Relationships, persuasion and new technology. Examines the multiple intersections of interpersonal relationships, social influence and new technology. Conducts investigations concerned with two common issues - cognitive processing and communication behavior. Studies how human beings come to understand, organize, and manage interpersonal communication and relationships.

Areas of Expertise
Persuasion and Rhetoric
Technical Communication
Human Information Processing
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Christopher Moorman

Associate Professor, Coordinator Of The Fisheries And Wildlife Sciences Program

Forest wildlife management. Conservation of nongame wildlife. Urban wildlife management. Wildlife management using native plants. Environmental education (Project Learning Tree).

Areas of Expertise
Wildlife
Forestry Education and Communication
Colleges
CNR

Dr. John Morrison

Associate Professor Of Marine, Earth And Atmospheric Sciences

Physical oceanographer who focuses on ocean/climate studies, ocean circulation and water mass properties, re-mote sensing, computer scientific visualization. Interested in computer-aided teaching.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Visualization
Marine Sciences
Colleges
SCIENCES
ENGIN

Dr. W.E. Morgan Morrow

Professor Of Animal Science

Computerized production records for swine; biosecurity; disposal of swine mortalities; reproductive epidemiology; swine diseases.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. James Moyer

Professor And Department Head Of Plant Pathology

Control of virus diseases of plants. Evolution and adaptation of viruses to plant and insect hosts. Genetic mechanisms of virus adaptation. Emphasis on Tospoviruses (bunyaviridae) and potyviruses.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. J. Paul Murphy

Professor Of Crop Science

Breeding wheat, oats, barley and triticale for improved yield, nutritional quality and disease resistance. Conserving genetic diversity in plants.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Colleges
CALS