comffad-vial-trayA primary focus of the Forensic Sciences Institute is the advancement of forensic science technologies and methods via interdisciplinary research. The institute aims to be a catalyst for innovation, bringing together interdisciplinary teams of faculty across NC State’s colleges; collaborators from law enforcement agencies; and researchers from partnering universities and institutions.

Our research not only provides the forensic science community with much-needed methods based on sound science and engineering, it also enables undergraduate and graduate education through guided inquiry, and professional growth via individual and team-based mentoring.