Stories From Nov 2019

Nov 27, 2019  |  Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Jackie Ammons

Jackie Ammons graduated in 2015 with a degree in biological engineering and a concentration in environmental engineering. She currently works as a hydraulic components engineer at Caterpillar, Inc.

Nov 27, 2019  |  Research

Don’t stress: Keeping turkeys cool

As the global population continues to grow, so does the demand for meat products.  This had led to genetic advances in agriculture, including turkey. These genetic lines of turkeys grow faster and leaner than older lines.

Nov 27, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Abolhasani receives NSF CAREER Award

Dr. Milad Abolhasani, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Nov 26, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

Bottomley, students recognized by NC TECH

Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of The Engineering Place and Women in Engineering at the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, was named Tech Educator of the Year during the NC TECH Association’s annual NC TECH Awards program.

Nov 26, 2019  |  Students

“Don’t be afraid to show up:” Meet the Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker

With a chance to send a lasting message to graduates who are about to take on the world by force, what may be viewed as a daunting task by some is seen by Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker Abigail ‘Abby’ Carbone as a dream come true and an opportunity to empower fellow women in STEM.

Nov 26, 2019  |  Research

Virtual reality would make attending therapy easier for stroke survivors

Researchers have created a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke survivors to attend their physical and occupational therapy sessions. Results from a proof-of-concept study suggest that the technology – and the social connection it facilitates – are effective at encouraging therapy participation.

Nov 25, 2019  |  Alumni

Questions with young alumnus Jacob Bowes

Jacob Bowes' connection to the College of Engineering has not diminished since graduating in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering. He remains active through his work as the chair of the development committee for the Young Alumni Advisory Board and as a Dean Circle donor.

Nov 22, 2019  |  Awards and Honors

BME’s Allbritton and Ligler in Top 100 list of analytical scientists

Kenan Distinguished Professor Nancy Allbritton and Lampe Distinguished Professor Frances Ligler in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering make a leading publications's Top 100 list of analytical scientists.

Nov 22, 2019  |  Alumni

A year for ‘learning, growing and living’

After being denied her first shot at a Fulbright Award, NC State industrial engineering grad Chloe Shevlin didn’t give up on her dream.

Nov 21, 2019  |  Students

Global Courtyard celebrates international education

A once inconspicuous space between Primrose and Tompkins Halls will soon transform into a gathering place for international-focused events. Upon completion of landscaping and renovations, the Global Courtyard will showcase how NC State strives to bring the world to campus.