Spring / Summer 2021 NC State Engineering Magazine
Welcome to the Spring / Summer 2021 issue of NC State Engineering magazine.
Basnight remembered as a champion for the College of Engineering
Simon named head of Department of Chemical and Molecular Engineering
70 years of nuclear engineering
The College celebrates its role in the founding of global nuclear engineering research and education.
Researchers in the College are working with Colleagues across campus to drive the CRISPR-Cas Revolution
Engineering education close to home
From the mountains to the sea, the College makes it easy for students across North Carolina (and around the world) to receive an engineering education that is second to none.
The right space
Fitts-Woolard Hall provides faculty members and students the opportunity to reach their full potential.
Grad students make the college go
Graduate students play a key role in the groundbreaking research that is conducted in the College of Engineering
Understanding and controlling materials’ antiviral properties can lead to better PPE
Study reveals extent of privacy vulnerabilities with Amazon’s Alexa
Dean Martin-Vega elected to National Academy of Engineering
NC State ranks in top 10 for online master’s engineering programs (again)
Rural Works! program continues to grow, despite pandemic
Pericardial injection effective, less invasive way to get regenerative therapies to heart
Reduced heat leakage improves wearable health device
Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum dot R&D in less than an hour
Think and Lead: Master’s program offers management training for engineers
Six engineering faculty members named AAAS Fellows
Ligler recognized by National Academy of Engineering with leadership award
Grant elected as 2022 AIChE president
Jones receives 2020 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award
College of Engineering meets campaign fundraising goal
Fitts-Woolard Hall is driven by alumni support
Butler, Stutts and Washington receive Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award
Alumni and friends of the College help set new Day of Giving record
Recent Kolbas gift supports ECE students academically and socially
Anonymous donors provide vital support for deans’ priorities
Wolfpack Women in Philanthropy give back, together
Young alumni spotlight: Matthew Ostrowski
Ways to give to the NC State Engineering Foundation
COE Departments get creative for commencement
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NC STATE ENGINEERING MAGAZINE
VOL. XIVI, ISSUE I
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.
EDITOR Brent Lancaster
SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR Danielle Herman
ART DIRECTOR Candice Wallace
ASSISTANT GRAPHIC DESIGNER Jacob Fremderman
ILLUSTRATIONS Jie Sun
CONTRIBUTORS Lisa Coston Hall ▪ Mick Kulikowski ▪ Tracey Peake ▪ Matt Shipman ▪ Rachel Young
IMAGES Milad Abolhasani ▪ Lauren Alvarez ▪ Linda Butler ▪ Lisa Cook ▪ Julie Williams Dixon ▪ Steffanie Easter ▪ Lazar Gugleta ▪ Marc Hall ▪ Basil Hassan ▪ Timothy Holder ▪ Camilo Jimenez ▪ Megan Johnson ▪ Becky Kirkland ▪ Yan Kolbas ▪ Robert Lasson ▪ Lisa Marshall ▪ Tiffany Chin Moore ▪ Sayak Mukherjee ▪ Matthew Ostrowski ▪ Mehmet Ozturk ▪ Deval Parikh ▪ Shutterstock ▪ Sindee Simon ▪ Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries ▪ Carl Stutts, Jr. ▪ Hans Warren ▪ Sahaj Zalavadia
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