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Jan 31, 2023

Simon among NC State faculty named AAAS Fellows

Sindee Simon, head of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering department at North Carolina State University, is among three university faculty members elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 

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Jan 30, 2023

MAE alumni cut path forward with innovative invention

Three MAE alumni are laying the groundwork for the future of the manufacturing industry with a new innovative invention intended to make CNC automation more compact and user-friendly than ever before. 

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Jan 27, 2023

Whitehornes establish entrepreneurship scholarship in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science (CSC) is proud to announce that CSC alumni Ed and Deborah Whitehorne have made lead gifts totaling over $75,000 to establish the Whitehorne Family Entrepreneurship Scholarship in Computer Science, along with a pledge to grow the endowment to $250,000, which will provide a ‘full-ride’ tuition scholarship for an ‘in state’ undergraduate student in the future. The couple has also donated $10,000 in cash, so that awards can be made to current students as the endowment matures. 

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Jan 26, 2023

From New Zealand to NC State: Goodnight Scholar and civil engineering student Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson, first-year Goodnight Scholar within the Class of 2026, is originally from New Zealand. Learn more about his transition from New Zealand to the United States and how the Goodnight Scholars Program has impacted his undergraduate experience thus far. 

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Jan 25, 2023

New tool uses ultrasound ‘tornado’ to break down blood clots

Researchers have developed a new tool and technique that uses “vortex ultrasound” – a sort of ultrasonic tornado – to break down blood clots in the brain. The new approach worked more quickly than existing techniques to eliminate clots formed in an in vitro model of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST). 

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Jan 24, 2023

College of Engineering’s distance master’s program ranks among nation’s best

NC State Engineering Online, the College of Engineering’s graduate distance education program, has again been recognized as being among the top such programs by new rankings released by U.S. News and World Report for 2023. 

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Jan 24, 2023

Generous gift from Wolfspeed extends Palmour legacy in College of Engineering

The gift is establishing the John Palmour Distinguished Professorship in Materials Science and Engineering as well as the Wolfspeed Endowed Scholarship in Memory of Dr. John Palmour. The scholarship will provide need-based support for undergraduates in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, where Palmour earned his bachelor’s degree (1982) and Ph.D. (1988). 

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Jan 20, 2023

Bardin begins term as AIChE president

Billy Bardin (B.S. ’95) begins his term as the 2023 President of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). With more than 60,000 members from more than 110 countries, the AIChE is the premier technical society in the world for chemical engineers. 

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Jan 18, 2023

More than money

After losing her mother to cancer three days into her freshman year at NC State, Alyssa Bowker found herself thrust into a challenging emotional and financial situation. To honor her mother, and seeded by gifts from their wedding guests, she and her husband created an endowment that they continue to grow to support students facing similar difficulties.