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