Stories From May 2019

May 31, 2019  |  Students

Student team will represent U.S. at Global Grand Challenges Summit

A group of five NC State engineering students is one of five teams selected by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) to represent the United States at the 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London this September.

May 31, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Gubbins receives Outstanding Global Engagement Award

The Office of Global Engagement hosted the 2019 Global Engagement Exposition on April 23, celebrating the international excellence of NC State faculty, staff and students. Keith Gubbins, W.H. Clark Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received an Outstanding Global Engagement Award.

May 30, 2019  |  Students

Building bridges to biomechanics

National Biomechanics Day gives STEM students a unique opportunity to learn about the field and interact with NC State scientists.

May 29, 2019  |  Students

Undergraduate research experiences set students up for success

The College of Engineering at NC State is one of the world’s preeminent engineering research institutions, and opportunities abound for undergraduate students to get involved.

May 24, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Daniel receives STEM Educator of the Year Award

Angelitha Daniel, director of Minority Engineering Programs (MEP) in the College of Engineering at NC State University, received the STEM Educator of the Year Award from STEM RTP at its annual STEMmy Awards ceremony on May 22, 2019.

May 22, 2019  |  Research

Announcing a Distinguished Chair in Quantum Computing

Embracing the future of quantum computing, the Distinguished Chair in Quantum Computing within NC State's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will be a key leader in the growing quantum computing community.

May 22, 2019  |  Research

FREEDM researchers receive funding for work on grid resilience tools

Researchers in the FREEDM Systems Center led by NC State have received a $3.1 million research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to advance solar energy’s role in strengthening the resilience of the U.S. electricity grid.

May 22, 2019  |  Students

Solving the riddle of genes

Nikhil Milind, a 2019 Goldwater Scholar, is melding computer science and biology to explore links between genetics and disease.

May 22, 2019  |  Alumni

Survey: Alumni thriving in work, life

In a systemwide survey by Gallup, alumni of North Carolina’s public universities say they highly value their undergraduate education.

May 21, 2019

Rabiei guides COE research as College Research Committee chair

Dr. Afsaneh Rabiei, professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NC State, has long distinguished herself as an effective research professor in her field. Now, as chair of the College Research Committee, Rabiei helps guide research efforts for the entire College of Engineering, with an emphasis on mid-career faculty research and cross-departmental collaboration.