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A soft robot and a caterpillar on the branch of a green plant. The caterpillar is on the bottom of the branch and the soft robot is on the top or opposite side of the branch.

Caterbot or robotapillar?

Engineers at Princeton and North Carolina State University have combined ancient paper folding and modern materials science to create a soft robot that bends and twists through mazes with ease.

Class of 2024 moves forward to bright futures

Ahead of NC State University’s commencement ceremony on May 4, several graduating students spoke with the College of Engineering about their paths to engineering, their college journeys and their next steps. Many of these students started their undergraduate years with online classes and ended them with rushing to the Belltower as the men’s and women’s basketball teams made historic runs to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament.

Graduating students dressed in red caps and gowns sit together on the floor of the PNC Arena during a commencement ceremony. The mid and upper seating decks and event stage are visible in the background.

Imagination + Innovation

Over a century ago, in 1923, what was then the North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering of the University of North Carolina formally established the School of Engineering.

Learn more about the past, present and future of engineering at NC State University.

The Engineering Alumni Magazine

From the new dean to the 18th fittest woman in the world; from Asheville to Rwanda; from research to philanthropy – catch up on the latest engineering news and alumni happenings!

Comic book-stylized image of Dean Jim Pfaendtner.

Engineering North Carolina’s Future

Engineering North Carolina’s Future, a North Carolina legislative initiative, will provide NC State $20 million over the next two years to hire additional faculty as well as support staff including academic advisors and laboratory personnel to support the larger student body.

The legislature is also providing NC State $30 million to support facility upgrades to accommodate these additional STEM students.

Fitts-Woolard Hall

The College’s newest facility marks a crucial next step in the College of Engineering’s move to Centennial Campus, providing critical infrastructure that allows faculty members and students to leverage the power of convergence across disciplines in an atmosphere unmatched anywhere in the nation.

Late afternoon image of Fitts-Woolard Hall as seen from The Oval next to Engineering Building 1. A blue sky and white, pinkish clouds frame the background.
Undergraduate students make their way past the Fitts-Woolard enginnering building on Centennial Campus. Photo by Marc Hall

Part of success is knowing your “why.” Alumna and Civil Engineering Designer at VHB Katie Haney shared the importance of purpose.

Some of our young alumni wanted to share their career and job hunting advice with you. Go to our reels to see all of the videos!

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Congratulations to graduating senior Manny Valburna Peña! He sat down with us to discuss his favorite memories of @ncstate. Check out the story at the link in our bio. ...

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Koprov Pavel is completing his Ph.D. in industrial systems engineering. His dissertation is titled "Securing the Future of Smart Manufacturing: Integrating Digital Twins, Cybersecurity, and Advanced Communication in Industry 4.0." After graduation he will be moving to Houston, Texas to begin his role as a Senior Research Specialist at Dow Inc.! Congrats, Koprov! 🎓 ...

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You’d be surprised at how other talents and skills can benefit you in the workforce, according to Meredith Biechele, alumna and research and development manager at Kempower.

Some of our young alumni wanted to share their career and job hunting advice with you. Stay posted for more tips as we end the semester!

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