N.C. State professor honored for work with the Army

Posted March 11, 2010 8:25 p.m. EST

— A North Carolina State University professor was honored Thursday for creating technology to help U.S. troops better detect and dismantle roadside bombs.

Michael Steer received the U.S. Army Commander's Award for public service.

The Army funded his research.

Steer has been a professor at N.C. State since 1983.