Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine

NC State Engineering Magazine, Online Cover, Spring/Summer 2018

The Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine shares some exciting milestones, such as reaching more than $200 million in annual research expenditures and the progress we have made toward the construction of the newly named Fitts-Woolard Hall thanks to the generosity of dedicated alumni and friends. Above all, our stories demonstrate the Think and Do caliber of our faculty members, staff, students and research.

CONTENTS

From the Dean

College of Engineering moves up in U.S. News rankings

Q&A: Suzanne S. Gordon

Features

In Our Labs
Explore the spaces where our engineering faculty members create innovation. In this issue, visit the Transportation Human Factors Research Group Laboratory.

Troubled Waters
Dr. Detlef Knappe in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering identifies an industrial solvent affecting drinking water for more than a million North Carolinians.

Fitts-Woolard Hall By the Numbers
Work has begun on Fitts-Woolard Hall, the College’s newest building on NC State’s Centennial Campus.

By Design
Five women biomedical engineering students collaborated with a local physician on a new device that improves intraosseous infusion.

From Soldier to Student
Veterans and active duty members of the military are making the transition to life as an engineering student.

Broader Reach
The College’s nanofabrication and instrumentation facilities offer a range of resources.

Pack Points

College of Engineering passes $200 million in research expenditures

Tech increases microfluidic research data output 100-fold

Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma

Metal printing offers low-cost way to make flexible, stretchable electronics

Rough microparticles can lead to big problems

Students return to Sierra Leone to finish what they started

Research offers wireless connection that charges without sacrificing streaming

New manufacturing process for SiC power devices opens market to more competition

Gaming to inspire future generations of health scientists

Pioneering NASA engineer welcomes incoming engineering students to campus

Faculty highlights

Breaking major ground

The drones of Namibia

Foundations

College announces first-of-its-kind gift, breaks ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall

Breaking new ground

“It’s more than a building”

Engineering graduates return for homecoming

Hassan, Icenhour receive DEA awards

Alumni Participation Matters!

A Wolfpack family gives back

Alumna continues her support of the College

Frank and Doris Culberson name atrium in Engineering Building I

Praxair continues to be a champion for the College

Father and daughter help bring STEM support to North Carolina school

Ways to give to the NC State Engineering Foundation

Join the Clubs


Return to contents or download the Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine (PDF, 3MB) along with the insert about Fitts-Woolard Hall (PDF, 479KB).

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