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Fitts-Woolard Hall on NC State's Centennial Campus

Dec 15, 2021

Fitts-Woolard Hall named North Carolina ‘Public Project of the Year’

The project was recognized as one of top commercial developments across the state based on design, innovation and community impact. 

Graduating students in shadow profile.

Dec 15, 2021

Engineering graduates focused on the future

Meet December 2021 engineering graduates who have made the most of every opportunity at NC State and are ready to explore their next chapter. 

E. Downey Brill Jr.

Dec 15, 2021

Former department head initiates program to establish named endowed graduate awards

Current Head Dr. Morton Barlaz has been working with Downey over the past 18 months to create a program that will initiate and incentivize the establishment of endowed graduate awards. These awards will enable CCEE to offer multiyear supplemental awards to graduate students. 

six still images show how a strip of material moves in response to changing temperatures

Dec 14, 2021

Technique speeds up thermal actuation for soft robotics

A new design for thermal actuators allows rapid movement in soft robotic devices. 

A photo features three statues at the Global Courtyard on a sunny day.

Dec 14, 2021

Engineering students among those graduating with a global perspective

For many NC State students, graduation symbolizes their commitment to taking risks, understanding different cultures and expanding their horizons. 

Dec 13, 2021

Fall 2021 Engineering Design Day winners announced

For the past two semesters, ISE seniors have had to partner remotely with local companies on their senior design projects. But now, after a year away from campus, they have made a triumphant return. With that return comes some truly stellar projects. 

Closeup image of a circuit board.

Dec 13, 2021

NC State’s Master of Computer Science program ranked #1

In November, ZDNet ranked NC State’s Master of Computer Science (MCS) program as the #1 online computer science master’s degree for 2021. 

Louis Martin-Vega (left) and Deval Parikh (right) conversing in front of an ISE department lab.

Dec 7, 2021

College of Engineering welcomes “home” alumni in India

Deval Parikh, chemical engineering ‘94, met with Dean Louis Martin-Vega in the new Fitts-Woolard Hall this fall to discuss the growth of the College, its state-of-the-art Centennial Campus and world-class research. Parikh, who is on the Engineering Foundation’s Board of Directors, is leading efforts to engage international alumni in the NC State engineering community. Watch the… 

Allison Nagy

Dec 1, 2021

Allison Nagy, winner of the October Design Challenge Series

The Design Challenge Series is a team based event where participants will take on exciting design prompts to design and develop creative solutions. New challenges are released every month for… 

Dr. Srinath Ekkad

Nov 30, 2021

Srinath Ekkad awarded the 2022 AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion Award

Established in 1975, the Air Breathing Propulsion Award is presented to an individual for sustained, meritorious accomplishment in the arts, sciences, and technology of air breathing propulsion systems.