Mar 16, 2023

Theme 1 Researcher Detlef Knappe Receives the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize

Theme 1 Researcher Detlef Knappe will receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize during the 26th triennial Borchardt Conference on May 23-24, 2023. The conference brings together engineers, scientists, public health specialists and students every three years to review advances in […]

Mar 13, 2023

Dr. Jan Genzer Receives 2023 Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) International Award

  Research Theme 1 Co-lead Jan Genzer has received the 2023 Society of Polymer Science, Japan (SPSJ) International Award. This award was established to honor international contributors to the field of polymer science and engineering. Learn more about Jan Genzer.  […]

Mar 2, 2023

The STEPS Seminar Speaker Series Welcomes Director Jason White of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

Nanotechnology-enabled agriculture:  A path to global food security? Jason C. White Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 123 Huntington Street, New Haven CT 06504 USA Low use and delivery efficiency of conventional agrichemicals is a significant impediment to maintaining global food security, […]

Mar 1, 2023

Detlef Knappe Receives the A.P. Black Research Award

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has presented Theme 1 Researcher Detlef Knappe the A.P. Black Research Award. Dr. Knappe will formally accept the honor during the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition this June. Since its establishment […]

Mar 1, 2023

STEPS Annual Meeting March 1, 2023

The STEPS Annual Meeting, Strengthening Connections and Amplifying Complementary Activities to Advance the 25-in-25 Vision on Wednesday, March 1 allowed all STEPS faculty, senior researchers, postdocs and graduate scholars to meet to strengthen STEPS impact within our Hubs and institutions. The hybrid structure […]

Feb 17, 2023

The STEPS Center is seeking a Diversity Coordinator to join our team.

The Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center is now seeking highly qualified applicants for STEPS Diversity Coordinator. The STEPS Diversity Coordinator is responsible for providing informal and formal professional mentorship for STEPS undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars. The STEPS […]

Feb 16, 2023

STEPS Managing Director Maude Cuchiara Awarded 2023-24 Provost’s Faculty Fellowship

STEPS Managing Director and Department of Materials Science and Engineering Research Associate Professor Maude Cuchiara joins the 2023-24 class of the Provost’s Faculty Fellows awarded by the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor, Provost and the Office for Faculty Excellence […]

Feb 11, 2023

Phosphorus sustainability through coordinated stakeholder engagement: a perspective

Alison Deviney, Khara Grieger, Ashton Merck, John Classen , and Anna-Maria Marshall examine different approaches to the possibility of coordinated stakeholder engagement for phosphorus sustainability. They consider the value of creating a coordinated body to manage knowledge sharing and communications […]

Feb 10, 2023

OSTP Director Arati Prabhakar Visits STEPS

  Dr. Arati Prabhakar, Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, visited North Carolina State University’s campus on February 10, 2023. Her visit included a tour of the Plant Sciences Building and the STEPS Center. During […]

Feb 8, 2023

2023 STEPS Center Director’s Fellowship Award Program

The STEPS Center announces a new prestigious program to recruit and engage exceptional graduate students (Masters and Ph.D.) and postdoctoral scholars. The program, called the STEPS Center Director’s Fellowship Awards, provides one year of support for stipends, fringe benefits, and […]