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Fall/Winter 2015 NC State Engineering Magazine

Fall/Winter 2015 NC State Engineering MagazineThe Fall/Winter 2015 NC State Engineering magazine is out.

This issue features great stories, including the section on entrepreneurial successes in the College, updates on our two NSF Engineering Research Centers — FREEDM and ASSIST, the nation’s first joint undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering and NC State Foundation highlights.

You will notice the new online format.  The stories are now grouped with our other news stories and can be accessed by selecting the navigation button labeled “Magazine.”  You can also select from the list of stories below or download the PDF version.

Enjoy the issue.


From the Dean



More than a Nail Polish
A powerful tool for preventing sexual assault begins with a senior design project

How NC State Starts Up
NC State and the College put an emphasis on entrepreneurship

An Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

From Concept to Commercialization
Benanova wants to take NC State research into the marketplace

More Names to Know

Filling the Wearables Gap
ASSIST excels at moving wearable technology

Success in a Pivotal Year
FREEDM Systems Center readies for field testing and looks to long-term sustainability

Department of Biomedical Engineering Establishes Joint Undergraduate Degree

CASL renewal will drive research across the College

Pack Points

Martin-Vega Serves as President-Elect of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Adding a Little Spring to Your Step

MES Program Produces Homegrown Engineers Down East

More Accurate Readings Without the Goop

Engineering Place’s Parry Receives Presidential Award

Campers with Visual Impairments Showcase Their Engineering Talents

Engineering Partners with NC Central to Create Dual Degree Program

Recently Discovered Proteins May Lead to New Methods in Creating Biofuels

Scheduling Energy a Key to the Smart Grid

From Galileo to Steer

Engineering Energy

Faculty Highlights

Baliga Receives Global Energy Prize

Hale and Klang win Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Awards

Outstanding Teacher Awards Given to Chang and Heckman

Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Awards Go to Zhu and Kim

Zorowski Awarded First Faculty Distinguished Service Award


College Prepares Next Step in Move to Centennial

Meet the Dean’s Circle

Endowed Professorships Help Recruit Top Researchers

Alumnus Makes the College a Part of His Estate Plans

NC State Annual Giving

Foundation Board Changes Leadership

Foundation Year in Review

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