Spring/Summer 2016 NC State Engineering magazine is here

Spring/Summer 2016 NC State Engineering MagazineThe Spring/Summer 2016 NC State Engineering magazine is here with exciting news featuring the Engineering Oval building, a crucial next step in the College’s move to Centennial Campus; the College’s leadership role in the new Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network; and a groundbreaking development in carbon materials.

CONTENTS

From the Dean

Q&A

Features

The Next Phase
Dr. Jagdish Narayan discovers a new form of carbon that is harder than diamond.

A Significant Step
NC State and the College put an emphasis on entrepreneurship

Making Engineering Oval a reality

Power Station
PowerAmerica will strengthen U.S. manufacturing and help meet global energy demand.

Collaborative Effort
The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program takes interdisciplinary research to a new level.

A Natural for Nano
The College leads an effort to make the Research Triangle a nanotech hub.

Pack Points

Engineering Ambassadors celebrate 10 years of leadership

Monitoring of breathing could help doctors better assess patients’ needs

NC State students develop research collaborations with students in Africa

Researchers show that metal foam can block radiation

Women and Minority Engineering Programs win diversity award

Young researchers earn national recognition

Fake vomit tracks air spread of viruses

New metamaterial manipulates sound to improve acoustic imaging

Ultrasounds may be used to detect signs of preterm labor

Universities collaborate to develop new alloys

Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering looks forward to another move

Art, engineering and infinity: Four NC State students display their work with Escher and da Vinci

Faculty Highlights

Ivanov succeeds Azmy as head of Department of Nuclear Engineering

Baliga elected to the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Zikry wins R.J. Reynolds Award

Barlaz, Vouk named Distinguished Professors

Grant honored for leadership by AAAS and AIChE

Foundations

Woolard led Apple, Inc. back from the brink

College’s homecoming celebration is growing by leaps and bounds

Four honored with College’s Distinguished Engineering Alumnus Award

Foundation strengthens leadership

Hassan Lecture Series honors MAE professor

NC State Engineering Annual Giving

Four join Engineering Foundation

Ways to give to the NC State Engineering Foundation

NC State Engineering Foundation Board and Staff

Alumni participation matters!


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