Double Trouble + Triple Threat

NC State is the only university in the nation leading two active National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers (ERCs), and we are one of only three universities to ever house three ERCs.

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Get Funded

Our focus on research and partnerships ranks NC State among the top 10 U.S. universities for industry research funding, total research expenditures, and federally funded research and development expenditures in the mathematical sciences.

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Make It Real

The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund helps NC State researchers do proof-of-concept research and product development to strengthen the commercial potential of their discoveries.

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Genius Clusters

In 2012 Chancellor Randy Woodson launched the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program to bring some of the best and brightest faculty minds to join NC State’s interdisciplinary efforts to solve the world’s most significant problems. This cluster-hiring program is adding 38 new faculty members in 12 select fields:

  • Bioinformatics
  • Data-Driven Science
  • Digital Transformation of Education
  • Environmental Health Science
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Genetic Engineering and Society
  • Geospatial Analytics
  • Global Environmental Change and Human Well-Being
  • Innovation + Design
  • Personalized Medicine
  • Synthetic and Systems Biology
  • Translational Regenerative Medicine
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