Stories From Jan 2021

Jan 29, 2021  |  Awards and Honors

Eight engineering professors named University Faculty Scholars

Engineering faculty members made up more than a third of the 2020-21 class of University Faculty Scholars, which was announced on Jan. 29 by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson.

Jan 26, 2021  |  Rankings

NC State ranks sixth for online master’s engineering programs

According to the US News & World Report 2021 list of Best Online Programs, NC State’s Engineering Online ranked sixth nationally.

Jan 20, 2021  |  Students

NC State ISE students join forces with hosiery mill to create face masks

Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar Katie Lawson partnered with Eric Swanson to apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during the pandemic.

Jan 19, 2021  |  Research

Army enlists ISE to strengthen training

Through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, NC State industrial engineering students worked with the US Army to improve its training methods.

Jan 15, 2021

Williams named 2020 ACM Fellow

Dr. Laurie Williams, Distinguished University Professor, was recently named a 2020 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow.

Jan 13, 2021

Playing with gravity

Student-created video game lets you use gravitational forces to propel a ship through space.

Jan 12, 2021  |  Outreach

Registration open for spring virtual Engineering Career Fair

The College will hold its second virtual version of the Engineering Career Fair on Feb. 2, giving employers an opportunity engineering students for internships, co-op positions and full-time jobs.

Jan 12, 2021  |  Research

Analytical measurements can predict organic solar cell stability

An analytical measurement framework could help organic solar cell manufacturers determine the best materials for stable solar cells.

Jan 11, 2021  |  Alumni

Nuclear engineering alumnus takes leadership role at Oak Ridge

Nuclear engineering alumnus Dr. Alan Icenhour, a 30-year veteran of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, is promoted as the lab's deputy for operations.

Jan 11, 2021  |  Faculty and Staff

Engineering your post-postdoc career

In a first-of-its-kind event, the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs collaborated with the College of Engineering to empower engineering postdocs to take advantage of the opportunities available at NC State to launch the next stage of their careers.