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In this photo, the top of the Belltower is framed by fall foliage.

Sep 25, 2023

NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill infrared camera project funded by National Science Foundation

Engineers, scientists and educators at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are collaborating to develop a new SWIR (short-wave infrared) light camera and recruit the next generation of engineers. 

Aerial view of Lake Raleigh and Centennial Campus with blue sky and scattered white clouds in distance.

Sep 21, 2023

University, College continue to improve in U.S. News undergraduate rankings

In the 2024 ratings released this week, NC State moved up on the main Best National Universities list, ranking 60th in the nation, an increase of 12 spots over 2022. Among public institutions, the university remains in the top 30 nationally, moving up one place to 28th. 

Fitts-Woolard Engineering building on Centennial Campus with tree branches in the edges of foreground.

Jul 13, 2023

Gilligan to step down from executive associate dean role

John Gilligan will step down from his role as executive associate dean of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University on Sept. 1, 2023, and return to the nuclear engineering faculty. 

2023 College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Awards winners, from left: Noha Zayan, Jerin Smith, Ethan Frey and Annie Kate Watson.

May 15, 2023

College honors outstanding seniors for 2023

Seniors are nominated by their respective academic departments in the College of Engineering, and winners are chosen by a selection committee made up of faculty and staff members in the College. Departmental nominees were honored during a ceremony held at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State’s Centennial Campus where the four COE winners were also announced. 

Dean Louis Martin-Vega, left, presents Ashok Gopalarathnam with the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award.

May 12, 2023

Gopalarathnam receives Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award

The award, sponsored by the NC State Alumni Association, is one of the most prestigious awards given on campus to recognize excellence in undergraduate education. Up to six recipients receive this recognition each year and retain the title for the duration of their career as an NC State faculty member. Each recipient also receives a cash award. 

Downtown Raleigh skyline rises up behind the Memorial Belltower.

May 12, 2023

Battestilli, Johnson and Liu receive Outstanding Teacher Awards

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and welcomes recipients as members of the Academy of Outstanding Teachers while they are NC State faculty members. Additionally, receiving the award is a prerequisite for being considered for the Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Alumni Distinguished Professor Award. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night.

May 11, 2023

Three receive Blessis Award for work with undergraduate students

The award recognizes the efforts of faculty members who give their time and effort to advising, counseling and mentoring individual students and student groups, while commemorating the memory of George H. Blessis, a faculty member whose interest in undergraduate education and advising serves as an example today. 

May 11, 2023

Lester named Goodnight Distinguished University Professor

James Lester, professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has been named as the inaugural Goodnight Distinguished University Professor in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. 

a green tree with a blue sky

May 10, 2023

NC State partners on new Institute for Artificial Intelligence

Led by the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, this institute aims to advance foundational AI by incorporating knowledge from agriculture and forestry sciences and leveraging these unique, new AI methods to curb climate effects while lifting rural economies. By creating a new scientific discipline and innovation ecosystem intersecting AI and climate-smart agriculture and forestry, AI-CLIMATE researchers and practitioners will discover and invent compelling AI-powered knowledge and solutions.