Fall/Winter 2020 NC State Engineering Magazine
Welcome to the fall 2020 issue of NC State Engineering magazine.
Alumna named to Fortune 40 under 40
In Our Labs
Explore the spaces where our engineering faculty members work. In this issue, visit the Ballistic Loading and Structural Testing Lab in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
The College reacted to the COVID-19 crisis by quickly responding to healthcare workers’ equipment needs and starting research projects that will continue the fight.
Researchers in the Department of Computer Science monitored thousands of phone lines to find out who is behind robocalls and begin work on how to stop them.
The Park Scholarships Program is marking 25 years
Engineering Lends a Helping Hand
Students from the College spent their spring break in Rwanda, bringing STEM education to rural primary schools and making connections with the people.
Fitts-Woolard Hall, the newest engineering building on Centennial Campus, opened this summer. Take a look inside and learn about available naming opportunities that allow alumni to leave a long-term legacy for the College.
College of Engineering enhances its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
Tech sector job interviews assess anxiety, not software skills
NC State Day of Giving focuses on student impact
Managing data flow to boost cyber-physical system performance
New approach to DNA data storage makes system more dynamic, scalable
Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of a flu pandemic
Summer K-12 engineering camps go virtual
Asheville’s Minerals Research Laboratory Remains Rock Solid
Shirwaiker, Veety receive Blessis Awards
Three receive NSF Career awards
Frey, Li receive Alcoa Foundation Awards
Bourham receives Holladay Medal for Excellence
Three receive Outstanding Teacher Award
Fitts-Woolard Hall effort is powered by alumni giving
Engineering a more inclusive campus
Couple’s gift supports students in Engineering, Education
Alumna builds off scholarship support by starting one of her own
Engineering Foundation welcomes new development officer
Young Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Jarvis
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NC STATE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE
VOL. XIV, ISSUE II
DEAN Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega
Dr. John Gilligan, Executive Associate Dean of Engineering
V. Nelson Peeler, Jr. (EE ‘88), President, Board of Directors, NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Griffin Lamb, Assistant Dean for Development and College Relations, Executive Director of the NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc.
Erica Fuller, Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Engagement, NC State Engineering Foundation, Inc.
EDITOR Brent Lancaster
SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR Darsee Heath
ART DIRECTOR Candice Wallace
ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER Jacob Fremderman
ILLUSTRATION Jie Sun
CONTRIBUTORS Leah Bug, Lea Hart, Mick Kulikowski, Kathi McBlief, Tracey Peake, Amy Rossi, Matt Shipman
IMAGES Sam Burgiss; Laura Geary; Marc Hall; Salam Ibrahim; iStockPhoto.com; Becky Kirkland; Anna Knight; Tom Miralia; Kathi McBlief; Elizabeth Nance; Bryan Regan/Shutterstock.com; Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries; Calvin Phelps; Shannon Pinnell; Terrell Russell; Edward Weisiger, Jr.; Karen Welton
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