Stories From 2009

Nov 23, 2009

Lose the Fat: Targeting Grease to Curtail Sewer Overflows

Sewer overflows are a nasty business, posing dangers to human health and the environment.

Nov 16, 2009

College receives Exxon Mobil grants

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University has received $30,000 in grants from Exxon Mobil Corp.

Nov 16, 2009

Martin-Vega receives leadership award

Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received the Industrial and Systems Engineering Alumni Leadership Award from the University of Florida.

Nov 13, 2009

Zhu honored by TMS

Dr. Yuntian Zhu has been named the 2010 Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division Distinguished Scientist/Engineer by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).

Nov 11, 2009

Antón honored by ACM

Dr. Annie I. Antón, professor of computer science at North Carolina State University, has been named a Distinguished Scientist of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Nov 11, 2009

Nanowires pave way for nanodevices

Silicon nanowires are attracting significant attention from the electronics industry due to the drive for ever-smaller electronic devices, from cell phones to computers.

Nov 9, 2009

Chemical engineering department among Top 10 in R&D

A recent article in Chemistry & Engineering News (C&EN) magazine places the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University sixth among national departments of chemical engineering

Nov 6, 2009

Nothing But Net: The Physics of Free-Throw Shooting

Pay attention, Shaq: Two North Carolina State University engineers have figured out the best way to shoot a free throw – a frequently underappreciated skill that gets more important as the game clock winds down.

Nov 5, 2009

Alumnus makes $1.5 million planned gift for scholarships, fellowships

A North Carolina State University engineering alumnus and his wife have made a planned gift of about $1.5 million for scholarships and fellowships in the College of Engineering.

Nov 3, 2009

Angel delivers Progress Energy lecture

New energy policies should treat all countries equally, enable industries to plan for the future and not stifle economic growth, Fortune 500 CEO and NC State engineering alumnus Steve Angel told NC State students on Sept. 24.