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Dr. Stapelmann studies the interactions of technical plasmas with biological systems on a macromolecular level. Her focus is on the characterization and optimization of plasma discharges used for biomedical applications and the understanding and improvement of plasmas used e.g. in medicine. The applications range from wound healing to air purification, sterilization of medical instruments as well as for planetary protection purposes. Furthermore, plasma-liquid interactions and plasma discharges in liquids belong to the repertoire. Read more. Picture_Stapelmann

News

Contributing to the IOP Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics Special Issue “Emerging Leader 2021”

Drs. Stapelmann and Brudno selected for the UNC Lineberger Innovation Award

 

Drs. Stapelmann and Bolotnov win National Science Foundation Award

 

Plant Science meets Nuclear Engineering

  • One of the Game-changing Research Incentive Programs GRIP4PSI was awarded to PI Stapelmann and co-PI’s. In the project “Harnessing (bio-) Electrochemical Technologies as Sustainable Sources for On-Demand Precision Agriculture”, she and her 11 collaborators from 9 departments at NCSU will explore plasma and bacteria to produce fertilizer on demand. Integrated in an irrigation system and driven by fiberoptic sensors in the soil, a “fertigation on demand” system for precision agriculture will be developed within the course of the 3.5 year project.
  • Read more: https://research.ncsu.edu/blog/2020/02/grip4psi-seed-grant/

 

11th IWM 2020 will be held in Raleigh in 2022

  • The “International Workshop on Microplasmas” (IWM) will be held in Raleigh in 2022.
  • Read more: www.iwm11.org

 

IWPCT 2020, postponed to 2023, will be held in Raleigh

  • The “International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment” (IWPCT) will be held in Raleigh in 2023.
  • Read more: www.iwpct2020.org