Stories From 2021

Jul 19, 2021  |  Alumni

Meet the newest startups heading to the Andrews Launch Accelerator

Four of the five selected startups have ties to the College of Engineering.

Jul 13, 2021  |  Students

Witherspoon Graduate Fellowship assists BME student in expanding research

Aryssa Simpson, a second-year graduate student in biomedical engineering, plans to use the fellowship support to apply for conferences where she hopes to present her research.

Jul 12, 2021  |  Alumni

Four with ties to College appointed to Board of Trustees

Student Body President McKenzy Heavlin, who is majoring in electrical engineering, was also appointed to a one-year term.

Jul 9, 2021  |  Alumni

Engineering Miller Fellow restoring work-life balance with Home Office Solutions

Billy Dickinson, MAE '21, was awarded a Miller Fellowship to support his start-up Home Office Solutions, which aims to provide better work-from-home spaces.

Jul 8, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

Creating smarter, healthier transportation systems

Eleni Bardaka guides her students in developing transportation systems that support a community's physical, mental and sustainable well-being.

Jul 7, 2021  |  Research

Plant patch enables continuous monitoring for crop diseases

Researchers have developed a patch plants can “wear” to monitor continuously for plant diseases or other stresses.

Jul 6, 2021  |  Students

NC State’s 4th Churchill Scholar prepares for deep dive into genetics

Nikhil Milind, who graduated this year with degrees in computer science and genetics, is going to Cambridge University to continue his studies into links between human genetics and diseases.

Jul 1, 2021  |  Research

Turning yeast cells into labs for studying drivers of gene regulation

The cells are a more efficient platform for studying proteins that play a key role in regulating gene expression.

Jun 30, 2021  |  Awards and Honors

Biochemical sensor researcher makes MIT Technology Review’s list of top young innovators

Amay Bandodkar, an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is being recognized for his work on wearable health sensors.

Jun 30, 2021  |  Alumni

COE alumnus walks the length of equator despite health scares

Jerry Healy, who graduated from NC State with a degree in electrical engineering in 1969, recently completed his goal of walking the equivalent distance of the equator — 24,901.6 miles.