Stories From Nov 2020

Nov 24, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Six College of Engineering faculty members named AAAS Fellows

ive tenured faculty members and an adjunct professor from the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2020.

Nov 24, 2020  |  Alumni

NASA Astronaut Christina Koch to deliver NC State commencement address

NASA astronaut and NC State alumna Christina H. Koch is the featured speaker at NC State’s first ever virtual commencement.

Nov 20, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Jones receives 2020 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award

Dr. Jacob Jones, Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and University Faculty Scholar at North Carolina State University, is the thirty-sixth recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension.

Nov 20, 2020  |  Alumni

Launching the next generation

NASA astronaut Christina Koch, a three-time graduate of NC State, knows how to thrive working from home, which she did flawlessly during a record-breaking 328 days in space. She’ll share her message of how NC State helped prepare her to become NASA’s most accomplished female astronaut on Dec. 4 as the featured speaker at the university’s first virtual commencement.

Nov 19, 2020  |  Faculty and Staff

PSI Profile: Cranos Williams, Platform Director for Data-Driven Plant Sciences

Cranos Williams, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named the director of the Data-Driven Plant Sciences platform for the North Carolina Plant Sciences Initiative.

Nov 13, 2020  |  Covid-19 Response

NC State researchers take on COVID-19

While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Fall/Winter 2020 NC State Engineering Magazine

Welcome to the fall 2020 issue of NC State Engineering magazine.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

From the Dean

Welcome to the fall 2020 issue of NC State Engineering magazine.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Alumna named to Fortune 40 under 40

Rashida Hodge, an alumna of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) and executive at IBM, was recently named to Fortune magazine’s 40 Under 40 Technology list.

Nov 11, 2020  |  Magazine

Questions for Dr. James Lester

Dr. James Lester is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of NC State’s Center for Educational Informatics (CEI). This year’s pandemic has increased demand for the kind of educational technology tools that are CEI’s specialty.