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Dr. Michael Paesler

Professor Of Physics

Optics, near-field scanning optical microscopy, Raman spectroscopy, surface stress measurement, condensed matter physics and precision engineering. Has developed an instrument to produce spectroscopic images beyond the far-field diffraction limit.

Areas of Expertise
Spectroscopic Techniques
Colleges
SCIENCES

Dr. Michael Parker

Associate Professor Of Horticultural Science

Cultural management of all edible tree fruit crops such as apples, peaches, pecans, etc.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. S. Parker

Professor Of History

Roman history and archeology, Roman Army. Excavated Roman forts in Jordan. Working on fort at "lost city" on Gulf of Aqaba, once a major trading center of the ancient world, where the oldest purpose-built Christian church known in the world has been discovered.

Areas of Expertise
Ancient History
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Gregory Parsons

Professor Of Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering

Nanotechnology; atomic layer deposition; molecular electronics; nanotube structures; low temperature processing; bio-mimetic molecular photovoltaics. Directs NC State Nanotechnology Initiative.

Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Heather Patisaul

Assistant Professor Of Biology

Endocrine disrupters — like environmental estrogens — and their role in advancing puberty and impairing fertilitty in females.

Colleges
CALS

Dr. Gary Payne

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Of Plant Pathology

Genomic approaches and field studies to improve food safety and to understand fungal biology and secondary metabolism. Gene expression profiling to characterize the regulatory circuits in Aspergillus flavus governing aflatoxin biosynthesis. Field and laboratory studies are focused on understanding the ecology of Fusarium verticillioides and the inheritance of resistance to the fungus. Maize seed proteins inhibitory to mycotoxin-producing fungi are being isolated and characterized to better understand resistance mechanisms in seeds.

Areas of Expertise
Crop Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Charles Peacock

Professor Of Crop Science

Management of turfgrass, including golf courses. Environmental issues related to fertilizers, leaching and pesticide use.

Areas of Expertise
Lawns/Turfgrass
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Douglas Pearce

Professor Of Economics

Monetary economics and policy.

Areas of Expertise
Monetary Issues and Policy
Colleges
MGMT

Dr. Joan Pennell

Professor Of Social Work

Is principal investigator for the North Carolina Family Group Conferencing Project that provides training and evaluation in an alternative approach to protect children and other family members.

Areas of Expertise
Domestic Violence
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Harry Perros

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Of Computer Science

Performance analysis of next generation networks; cloud computing; queueing networks; and service science management and engineering.

Areas of Expertise
Computer Science
Optical Networks
Colleges
ENGIN

Dr. Robert Petters

Professor Of Animal Science And Genetics

Reproductive physiology and genetics; embryo development in vitro; embryo micromanipulation; genetic engineering; biomedical models of human disease.

Areas of Expertise
Animal Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Richard Phillips

Adjunct Professor, Wood And Paper Science

Retired vice president of International Paper Companies, in charge of research and development; strategic business practices in the paper industry

Areas of Expertise
Pulp and Paper Industry
Colleges
CNR

Dr. E. Barclay Poling

Professsor Of Horticultural Science

Strawberry production and market overview.

Areas of Expertise
Crops
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Carol Pope

Professor Of Curriculum And Instruction, Middle Grades And English Language Arts Education

21st century skills in English language arts; teachers as leaders; Teacher Education, Young Adult Literature

Areas of Expertise
Curriculum Development
Writing in Schools
Colleges
EDUC

Dr. Behnam Pourdeyhimi

Professor Of Textiles And Director Of The Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center

Recipient of the 1994-95 Distinguished Achievement Award by the Fiber Society for his work in the area of fiber science. Elected Fellow of the Textile Institute in United Kingdom. Research interests are in the area of nonwovens, materials, biomaterials, modeling performance, special textile structures and image analysis. Acts as consultant to many major corporations.

Areas of Expertise
Fiber and Fabric Formation
Colleges
TEXTILES

Dr. Nancy Powell

Associate Professor Of Textile And Apparel Technology And Management

Automotive product development, design and design management, textile design

Areas of Expertise
Design
Colleges
TEXTILES

Merle Powell

Professor And Extension Landscape Architect

Selection, installation and care of ornamental plants and turf.

Areas of Expertise
Horticultural Science
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Roger Powell

Professor Emeritus

Effects of limiting resources on ecology, behavior and population biology of animals. Ecology and behavior of black bears and other predatory mammals.

Areas of Expertise
Wildlife
Zoology
Colleges
CALS

Dr. Maria Pramaggiore

Associate Professor Of English

Film, horror movies, women's and gender studies, African-American film, feminist theory. Research on contemporary Irish and American cinema.

Areas of Expertise
Film Studies
Film Studies
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Carmine Prioli

Professor Of English

Colonial American literature and American cultural studies; maritime culture and history of Harkers Island and the North Carolina Outer Banks.

Areas of Expertise
American Literature
Colleges
CHASS

Dr. Ruie Pritchard

Professor In Department Of Curriculum, Instruction, And Counselor Education

English/language arts teacher education, teachers-as-researchers,  Director of Capital Area Writing Project, a National Writing Project site at NC State since 1983.  Research on  district reform, impact of professional development.

Areas of Expertise
School Management and Administration
Writing in Schools
Colleges
EDUC