Stories From 2009

Dec 16, 2009

STEM Gets Greener

Can building model cars really help create the next generation of electric vehicle designers and engineers? Researchers at North Carolina State University think so.

Dec 15, 2009

Rizkalla honored with Arthur Boase Award from ACI

Dr. Sami Rizkalla, distinguished professor of civil engineering and construction and director of the Constructed Facilities Laboratory at North Carolina State University, will receive the Concrete Research Council Arthur J. Boase Award from the American Concrete Institution (ACI) Foundation.

Dec 10, 2009

Company aided by IES named NC Small Business of the Year

A beekeeping equipment company that received assistance from the Industrial Extension Service at North Carolina State University has been named the 2009 Small Business of the Year by Business North Carolina magazine.

Dec 10, 2009

Ten NC State engineering faculty recognized for innovation

Ten North Carolina State University engineering faculty were recognized during the 2009 Innovation Showcase and Awards Ceremony hosted by the NC State Office of Technology Transfer and the Council for Entrepreneurial Development on Dec. 8.

Dec 8, 2009

Kenan Fellows Program receives NCSTA award

The Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development at North Carolina State University received the Don Bailey College/University Distinguished Service Award from the North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA).

Dec 8, 2009

Faculty co-mentor second-place team in Siemens Competition

Dr. Nagiza Samatova, associate professor of computer science at North Carolina State University, along with Dr. Anatoli Melechko, associate professor of materials science and engineering at NC State, co-mentored two high school students

Dec 4, 2009

Hall elected to AIChE Board of Directors

Dr. Carol K. Hall, Camille Dreyfus Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, was recently elected to the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) board of directors.

Dec 2, 2009

Nobel laureate and engineering alumnus to deliver fall commencement address at NC State

Nobel Prize winner and NC State alumnus Dr. Rajendra K. Pachauri, a worldwide leader in the study of climate change, will deliver NC State’s commencement address on Saturday, Dec. 19, at the RBC Center in Raleigh.

Dec 2, 2009

NSF engineering leader tours FREEDM Systems Center

Dr. Thomas W. Peterson, head of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Engineering, visited North Carolina State University Nov. 19 and toured the Future Renewable Electric Energy Delivery and Management (FREEDM) Systems Center.

Dec 1, 2009

Shape Shifters: NC State Creates New Breed of Antennas

Antennas aren’t just for listening to the radio anymore. They’re used in everything from cell phones to GPS devices.