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Author: Brent Lancaster

Four winners pose for picture, three in person, one on-screen.

May 4, 2022

College honors four with Outstanding Senior Awards

Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2022 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement. Winners received their awards during a special ceremony held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus on April 26. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall viewed from entrance side of Hunt Library.

Apr 22, 2022

MacDonald Gibson named as head of Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering

MacDonald Gibson will begin her new appointment Aug. 15, 2022, said Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering at NC State. 

Aerial view of the College of Engineering with Fitts-Woolard Hall in the foreground and Hunt Library to the right.

Mar 29, 2022

College recognized as a top graduate engineering program by US News

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University and its academic departments have been rated among the top graduate engineering education programs in the country by US News & World Report. 

NC State gateway at sunset.

Mar 14, 2022

COE alumnus, former faculty member named as National Academy of Engineering members

Two new members of the most recent class of National Academy of Engineering members have ties to the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. Election to NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. 

Mar 8, 2022

Reaves receives NSF CAREER Award

Bradley Reaves, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty members in science and engineering. 

The NC State belltower on main campus at sunset.

Mar 8, 2022

Verbal, Distinguished Alumnus and NC State trailblazer, dies at 79

Claude A. Verbal, Sr., the third African-American to graduate from North Carolina State University and a Distinguished Alumnus of its Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, passed away on Feb. 2, 2022, at his home in Arizona. He was 79. 

Side view of white electric car recharging.

Feb 18, 2022

Department of Energy grants will power clean energy research at NC State

Faculty members in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University will receive funding from the US Department of Energy (DOE) to create a new electric microgrid coordination and control design and to develop cleaner, cheaper processes for industrial production of benzenes. 

Paul Dayton

Feb 11, 2022

Dayton named chair of Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Paul Dayton, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor, has been appointed as chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). Dayton has served as interim chair of the department since 2019. 

NC State belltower in red light with timelapse traffic headlights in foreground.

Jan 25, 2022

Engineering Online earns another top 10 ranking

The College of Engineering's distance ed program is recognized again by US News & World Report. 

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega

Jan 20, 2022

Engineering dean’s chair endowed with Goodnight Foundation gift

The Louis Martin-Vega Dean’s Chair Endowment at the College of Engineering was created through a gift from the Goodnight Educational Foundation under the direction of Dr. Jim and Mrs. Ann Goodnight.