Stories From 2011

Dec 9, 2011

Collaboration aimed at automating manufacturing of regenerative medicine therapies

When it comes to manufacturing tissues and organs to cure disease and save lives, regenerative medicine is just like any other industry where automation, quality and efficiency are keys to success. That’s why Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine is teaming up with North Carolina State University’s Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering with the goal of applying the latest advances in industrial engineering to the new field of regenerative medicine.

Dec 8, 2011

Kabbendjian receives Governor’s Award for Excellence

Hermine Kabbendjian, director of program administration in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has received a 2011 Governor’s Award for Excellence. The award is the highest honor a state employee can receive.

Dec 2, 2011

The highest honor

President Barack Obama has awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation to North Carolina State University professor Dr. B. Jayant Baliga. The medal is the nation’s highest honor for technological achievement.

Nov 30, 2011

Four College of Engineering professors named IEEE Fellows

Four NC State engineering professors have been named 2012 IEEE Fellows. They are Drs. Michael Devetsikiotis, Alexandra Duel-Hallen and Veena Misra, professors of electrical and computer engineering, and Dr. George Rouskas, professor of computer science.

Nov 28, 2011

NC State receives NSF grant for first-year engineering students

The National Science Foundation ENGAGE program has awarded $10,000 to the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University to develop programs that encourage talented first-year students to continue working toward a degree in engineering.

Nov 21, 2011

Yuan Named NC State Langley Professor at NIA

North Carolina State University has named Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan as Samuel P. Langley Professor in the NCSU Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the National Institute of Aerospace (NIA), in Hampton, Va.

Nov 16, 2011

NC State students bring engineering to life in Rocky Mount

A group of middle school students was sitting at the Gateway Technology Center on the campus of Wesleyan College in Rocky Mount after school designing and creating their own straw rockets.

Nov 15, 2011

Siemens establishes power engineering partnership with NC State

Siemens has established a partnership with North Carolina State University that bolsters NC State’s power engineering research and education efforts.

Nov 9, 2011

NC State lands $1.4 million DOE energy efficiency training grant

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding North Carolina State University $1.4 million over five years to continue training students to become the nation’s next industrial energy efficiency engineering experts.

Nov 8, 2011

Culberson honored with 2011 Menscer Cup

S. Frank Culberson, a 1960 chemical engineering alumnus, received the 2011 Menscer Cup on Oct. 27 in recognition of his exemplary service to North Carolina State University.