In the pilot episode, 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.Watch the video at YouTube
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As a student, Park Scholarships alumnus DeShawn Brown found himself looking for ways to combine his interest in computer science with his entrepreneurial passion. He formed a study group with two of his classmates, which has now become Lithios, a leading mobile application development firm in the Research Triangle, of which Brown serves as CEO and founder.
2018-19 University Teaching Awards presented
NC State honored more than 30 faculty for their commitment to educational excellence at the 2018-19 University Teaching Awards Ceremony on April 11.