Stories From 2010

Dec 21, 2010

Alumnus establishes electrical engineering scholarship at NC State

A North Carolina State University engineering alumnus and his wife have established a $50,000 scholarship endowment in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to help attract promising students to the program.

Dec 21, 2010

Materials science and engineering graduate fellowship established by NC State alumnus

A North Carolina State University engineering alumnus has pledged a $150,000 endowment gift to the school to attract top graduate students to its Department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Dec 9, 2010

Jaselskis named Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished Professor

Dr. Edward J. Jaselskis has been appointed the inaugural Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished Professor in Construction Engineering and Management at North Carolina State University. His appointment is effective June 1, 2011. 

Dec 9, 2010

Zikry appointed Zan Prevost Smith Distinguished Professor

Dr. Mohammed A. Zikry, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been appointed the inaugural Zan Prevost Smith Distinguished Professor in Mechanical Engineering.

Dec 8, 2010

Felder named first winner of IFEES education award

Dr. Richard M. Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named the first winner of the 2010 Global Award for Excellence in Engineering Education from the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES).

Dec 2, 2010

Baliga inducted into Electronic Design Engineering Hall of Fame

Dr. B. Jayant Baliga, Distinguished University Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Power Semiconductor Research Center (PSRC) at North Carolina State University, has been inducted into the 2010 class of the Electronic Design Engineering Hall of Fame.

Nov 19, 2010

NC State named among universities most friendly to junior faculty

North Carolina State University was named among 32 colleges and universities with the highest levels of junior faculty job satisfaction in a report issued this week

Nov 17, 2010

NC Solar Center receives stimulus funding to support alternative fuels and idle reduction

The NC Solar Center’s Clean Transportation Program will administer the Alternative Fuel /Advanced Vehicle Technology (AF/AVT) project with funding from the NC Department of Commerce State Energy Division.

Nov 17, 2010

Statewide student recruiting events draw hundreds

A little bit of extra attention can make a big difference to a top high school student weighing college choices. So when Trey Warren, an NC State Engineering Ambassador, talks to prospective students at the College’s statewide recruiting events, he works hard to make sure they come away thinking good things about NC State.

Nov 17, 2010

Khan receives RJ Reynolds Award

Dr. Saad A. Khan, Alcoa Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, is the 26th recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension.