Stories From 2018

Oct 9, 2018  |  Research

Code of ethics doesn’t influence decisions of software developers

Research finds that ACM’s revised code of ethics does not appear to affect the decisions made by software developers.

Oct 8, 2018  |  Research

Assessing how Florence affected the very ground we stand on

After Florence, experts moved in to assess the damage. NC State’s Brina Montoya was one of them.

Oct 4, 2018  |  Faculty and Staff

Bottomley examines the soles of shoes in video, ‘Engineering Everywhere’

Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of Women in Engineering and The Engineering Place at NC State University, demonstrates “engineering is everywhere” by examining the soles of ever-present shoes. From ballet slippers to running shoes, Dr. Bottomley shows the engineering that goes into different types of soles to optimize performance.

Oct 3, 2018  |  Research

New electric car charger is more efficient, 10 times smaller than current tech

A new electric vehicle fast charger is at least 10 times smaller than existing systems and wastes 60 percent less power during the charging process, without sacrificing the charging time.

Oct 1, 2018  |  Students

Thousands of students attend fall 2018 engineering career fair

Dressed in their very best business clothes, thousands of job seekers descended on the fall 2018 NC State Engineering Career Fair, navigating the hundreds of company booths and calming their nerves while waiting in long lines to speak with top companies and industry leaders.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

Fall/Winter 2018 NC State Engineering magazine

The College of Engineering recently achieved top-10 status in research expenditures among colleges of engineering according to ASEE data. The research stories in the Fall/Winter 2018 NC State Engineering magazine illustrate the reason for this ranking, demonstrating the high caliber of our research and the faculty, staff and students conducting it. In this issue, we also highlight our Research Experiences for Teachers program, our Rural NC Internship Program, the progress of Fitts-Woolard Hall and the generosity of our alumni.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

From the Dean

The beginning of fall semester is an exciting time, as we welcome our first-year students as well as our returning students and faculty. In addition to assisting our new students with their adjustment to the rigors of university classes and life away from home, one of our jobs is to introduce them to the many opportunities the College provides to enhance their education beyond their classroom experiences.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

Questions for Madison Maloney

Madison Maloney is a senior aerospace engineering major from Greenville, NC, and a 2018 Goldwater Scholar. Chosen twice as an Astronaut Scholar, Maloney is pursuing her passion for space exploration and hopes to follow in the footsteps of a fellow female NC State engineer with her eyes on the stars.

Sep 28, 2018  |  Research

In our labs

A helium neon laser, Nikon imaging lenses, Horiba micro-HR motorized monochromator, and a DLP-based arbitrary spectrum generator. These are just some of the optical sensing and spectral measurement tools you will find in the Optical Sensing Lab (OSL).

Sep 28, 2018  |  Magazine

Two of a kind

Ed Fitts and Ed Woolard built a friendship on their love for NC State.