Stories From 2020

Dec 29, 2020  |  Uncategorized

Basnight remembered as a champion for the College of Engineering

State Sen. Marc Basnight, who passed away on Dec. 28, 2020, is remembered for his support of the College of Engineering.

Dec 29, 2020  |  Students

College of Engineering meets campaign fundraising goal

The financial support from alumni and friends will grow the College of Engineering's impact for generations to come.

Dec 27, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Staff members from College honored with Awards for Excellence

Four outstanding staff members received the College of Engineering’s Awards for Excellence and were among 56 non-faculty employees across NC State put forward for the University awards.

Dec 25, 2020  |  Featured

Incredible achievements in a challenging year

In a difficult year when little went as planned, the College of Engineering has accomplished some incredible achievements, from taking up critical response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic to opening the new Fitts-Woolard Hall and meeting fundraising goals that will grow the College’s impact for generations to come.

Dec 23, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Jiang named Dean F. Duncan Distinguished Professor

Xiaoning Jiang has been named a Dean F. Duncan Distinguished Professor by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Jiang joined the department in November 2009 and is also an adjunct professor of biomedical engineering, researching micro/nano-engineering of smart materials and structures.

Dec 21, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines

We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.

Dec 18, 2020  |  Students

Botta named NC State’s fourth Marshall Scholar

Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in Great Britain.

Dec 17, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

Grant elected as AIChE president for 2022

Dr. Christine S. Grant is a Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty member and is the inaugural Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement in the College of Engineering.

Dec 14, 2020  |  Research

Applying compost to landfills could have environmental benefits

Compost could be useful well beyond the garden.

Dec 14, 2020  |  Students

Gallery: Envisioning research winners

NC State researchers highlighted their vital work in natural resources, engineering, veterinary medicine and more through art in the 2020 Envisioning Research Contest.