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Engineering Communications

Sep 21, 2023

CBE professors Rao and Keung receive $1.3M NIH research grant

The project, “Scalable platforms for understudied histone modifications and modifiers” is designed to push the boundaries of biology and bioengineering in both its experimental scale and its exploration of the biochemistry associated with the chemical and structural modifications of proteins that reside within every cell. 

Time-lapse image of NC State belltower in red light at dusk with automobile headlight lines navigating the adjacent traffic circle.

Sep 18, 2023

Yuan receives Hans-Jurgen Schmidt Award

Samuel P. Langley Distinguished Professor Dr. Fuh-Gwo Yuan, from NC State University’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, recently received the 2023 Hans-Jurgen Schmidt Award from the International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring (IWSHM). 

Refrigeration coils keep the quantum computer at sub zero temperatures.

Sep 18, 2023

Quantum sensing project receives $1.1M NSF grant

Dr. Jianqing Liu, an assistant professor in the NC State Computer Science (CSC) department, was recently awarded a $1.1 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his project “Quantum-Enhanced Optical Diagnosis of Crop Diseases.” 

Charles Townsend, second from right, holds two awards. He is joined by three other people, two to his right and one to his left.

Sep 15, 2023

Young alumnus follows mother’s example in giving back to NC State

When two-time North Carolina State University graduate Charlie Townsend began to think about giving back to the university, he didn’t have to look far for a role model. 

Afternoon sunlight streams through the fall foliage at Wolf Plaza. Photo by Becky Kirkland.

Sep 14, 2023

CCEE alum, advisory board member named NC Department of Transportation Secretary

CCEE alum and advisory board member Joey Hopkins (BSCE Construction Option 1989) was tapped as the new North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Secretary by N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper. Hopkins succeeds Eric Boyette, who is retiring from state government after 27 years of service. Hopkins currently serves as NCDOT Chief Operating Officer and will begin his new appointment October 1. 

Students head from the Brickyard in the direction of Hillsborough Street on a pleasant November 2019 afternoon.

Aug 21, 2023

Student advice for the first week of college

The Sustainability Stewards at NC State share their advice for fellow students on how to thrive during the first week of college and beyond. 

A floor level photo of a small blue-colored , black-wheeled agricultural robot in use at a summer camp. The floor is white and there are two sets of shoes in the background behind the robot.

Aug 10, 2023

Biological and agricultural engineering summer workshops empower students for the future

Summer is a time of growth and exploration, and for those in the North Carolina State University Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering (BAE), this year’s summer was no exception. Working with the College of Engineering, the department organized a series of summer workshops to equip high school students with skills and first-hand experience in specific fields of interest. 

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

Jul 25, 2023

CCEE head appointed to NC Environmental Management Commission

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper appointed CCEE Department Head and Professor Jackie MacDonald Gibson to the NC Environmental Management Commission. The commission is responsible for adopting rules for the protection of the state’s air and water resources. MacDonald Gibson will be officially sworn in during the commission’s September meeting. 

The NC State University Pack Motorsports Baja SAE Team vehicle navigates a course obstacle.

Jun 27, 2023

Baja lands another top 10 dynamic event finish

The NC State University Pack Motorsports Baja SAE Team competed against 85 teams in the Baja SAE Oregon competition in Washougal, Washington.