Research Image Contest 2017

On view Thursday, November 2, 2017 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017


The NC State Research Image contest was open to faculty, staff, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers. Winning and notable entries ranged in scale from planetary maps to landscape shots to portrait-sized photos to microscopic representations.

  • Graduate students chase nocturnal thunderstorms across the central U.S.
    July 12, 2015 by Andy Wade

About This Exhibit

The 2017 NC State Research Image Contest highlighted the breadth of variety found in research visualizations. A select number of these amazing submissions have been chosen to share here with the public through this Commons Wall exhibit. This gallery features the first- and second-place winners for each category as well as the honorable mentions for photography.

The 2nd annual contest was funded by NC State‚Äôs Graduate School and Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, with support from University Communications and the College of Sciences. Entries were submitted in four categories: graphics & illustration, microscopy, photography, and video. 


Thursday, November 2, 2017 to Wednesday, November 15, 2017



The gallery will be visible during Hunt Library's regular hours. After 10:00 p.m. a valid Wolfpack One Card is required for access to the Libraries.


  • Staff profile photo
    Mara Mathews
    Former University Library Specialist