Research

Energy is a prominent theme for the research enterprise at NC State University.  Total, annual research is about $350 million, with about $100 million for energy and energy related research.  Research funds come from state and federal agencies, and many partners in both the public and private sectors.

Scope of the research Enterprise

        • Energy research is prominent in all 10 academic colleges
        • Diverse array of research centers and institutes on energy themes
        • Total, annual research funds, about $350 million
        • Total, annual research funds on energy and related fields, about $100 million
        • Comprehensive research on energy production, distribution, and use:
Energy theory Electrical grid
Nuclear power Semiconductors
Power Electronics Solar technologies
Biofuels Batteries
Transportation

Centers and Institutes