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Dean Louis Martin-Vega, right, presents the 2022 RJ Reynolds Award to Richard Spontak.

Nov 23, 2022

Spontak receives 2022 RJ Reynolds Award

Richard J. Spontak, Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE) at North Carolina State University, received the 2022 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. At an award ceremony held in the Talley Student Center on NC State’s campus, he delivered a lecture titled “Water-Activated Materials to Mitigate Growing Global Challenges.” 

John Palmour, second from right, speaks during a panel discussion at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State's Centennial Campus in October 2022.

Nov 18, 2022

College mourns loss of John Palmour

The College of Engineering notes with great sadness the death of John Palmour, an alumnus of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and founder of local companies Cree, Inc. and Wolfspeed. Palmour died on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. He was 62. 

From left: Quint Barefoot, Dan Pleasant and Mark Wyatt.

Nov 8, 2022

Three receive Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award

The College honored three winners of its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award during a dinner and ceremony on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022, as part of Red and White Week. 

Dr. Louis A. Martin-Vega

Oct 31, 2022

A message from Dean Louis Martin-Vega

Dear College of Engineering Family, The recent loss of our Wolfpack family members has affected our campus community in ways that are difficult to express. It is with this, and… 

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

Sep 20, 2022

College to hold listening sessions in September and October

The College of Engineering will hold several listening sessions with its assistant dean for diversity, equity and inclusion and the director of its Engineering Education program. 

Composite image showing 6 separate scenes of students, landmarks, labs, researchers at the College of Engineering at NC State.

Sep 8, 2022

Industry Partners event will highlight College’s significant impact on the state

Dean Louis A. Martin-Vega and the College of Engineering will hold an Industry Partners Lunch and Panel with North Carolina business and governmental leaders to highlight the College’s ongoing contributions to the state and its plans for expansion. 

Four students of various genders and ethnicities inspect a scaffolding together.

Aug 26, 2022

NC State recognized as a top college for women and minorities in STEM

A website that offers “news coverage and in-depth analysis of global technology trends” has ranked NC State sixth nationally on a list of top colleges for women and minorities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). 

Researchers in full coverage lab gear work on nanofabrication.

Aug 17, 2022

NC State and Purdue researchers receive funding for semiconductor center proposal

A proposed research center based at NC State and Purdue would help integrate new materials into the electronic industry, meeting a critical need in the United States for advanced, domestically produced semiconductor devices.    

Trent Kingery, shown with a T-38N supersonic jet, which NASA uses to flight-train astronauts.

Aug 12, 2022

Astronaut scholar and alumnus honored for his aviation career

Growing up in Spartanburg, SC, and then Forest City, NC, Trent Kingery knew two things: that he wanted to serve in the military like his father and grandfathers and that he would love to study in Raleigh.