Spring/Summer 2019 NC State Engineering magazine
This issue highlights important examples of interdisciplinary endeavors in our engineering departments and research centers, as well as at the university level with the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program. It also features our crown jewel, Fitts-Woolard Hall, scheduled to open in the summer of 2020.
In our labs
Explore the spaces where our engineering faculty members work. In this issue, visit the subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Better by design
Senior design continues to be an important part of engineering undergraduate education and provides benefits both to students and sponsoring companies.
Engineering alumni are playing a major role in Fitts-Woolard Hall
Research within the College is breaking down barriers to wider adoption of electric vehicles.
A facility like no other
NC State’s on-campus nuclear reactor was the first of its kind and it continues to be one of the most innovative and most used teaching reactors in the world.
After the storm
Engineering faculty members and students conducted research after Hurricane Florence hit North Carolina to help ensure a stronger response to the next storm.
Inaugural Day of Giving a success for the College
Funding will help underrepresented students pursue STEM degrees
Washington DC internship program introduces students to politics
Artificial intelligence can identify microscopic marine organisms
Students learn about grand challenges in E102
Biosensor allows real-time oxygen monitoring for “organs on a chip”
New system allows rapid response to heart attacks
Approach paves way for new generation of antimicrobial materials
Research looks to bacteria to help prevent coal ash spills
New method turns carbon fibers and nanotubes into diamond fibers
Engineering alumni, YouTube stars return to campus
Four faculty members earn NSF CAREER awards
Augustyn named Sloan Research Fellow
Kim receives RJ Reynolds Award
Hsiao receives AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award
Escuti named Senior Member of National Academy of Inventors
Fitts-Woolard Hall will give Centennial Campus another iconic structure
With hopes of new innovation, alumni and friends of the College share why they support Fitts-Woolard Hall
Gordon, Lehrer, Weinberg and West receive DEA awards
College homecoming draws engineering alumni to campus
University names building for Irwin Holmes, groundbreaking engineer
Ph.D. graduate balances research, minority mentorship — and wins game show
Graduate fellowships help attract top students
An enduring Foundation
Engineering Foundation marks 75th anniversary
Foundation undergoes leadership change
Two join Engineering Foundation staff
Ways to give to the NC State Engineering Foundation
NC State Engineering Foundation staff and Board of Directors
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