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Author: Engineering Communications

Aug 28, 2017

Five NC State Engineering faculty members earn NSF CAREER awards

Five outstanding young faculty members in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have been chosen to receive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation. 

Wolf Hands

Aug 22, 2017

College of Engineering announces recipients of 2017 Sensus Reach Scholarship

North Carolina State University today announced that Ashish Amin of Cary, NC and Vedashrey Makthal, of Morrisville, NC are recipients of the 2017 Sensus ReachSM Scholarship. Amin, a senior, and Makthal, a junior, in the NC State College of Engineering will each receive a one-year stipend to cover tuition and fees, made possible by a donation from Raleigh, N.C.-based technology company, Sensus. 

Dr. Christine Mann Darden, second from left, delivered the Engineering Welcome in Talley Student Union on Aug. 17.

Aug 18, 2017

Pioneering NASA engineer welcomes incoming engineering students to campus

Dr. Christine Mann Darden had several bits of sage wisdom to share with first-year students during the 2017 NC State College of Engineering Welcome. 

Dr. Kaber

Jul 25, 2017

ISE researchers use simulator to make roads safer

Dr. David Kaber and the ISE Department are teaming up with the Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED), Institute for Transportation Research and Education (ITRE), Department of Psychology, and the North Carolina Department of Transportation to use a first-of-its-kind driving simulator to make NC Highways safer for everyone. 

Statues of three wolves

Jul 20, 2017

Classmates Ben Darnell ’02 and Mark Voelker ’02 emerge as open source software industry leaders

College roommates and fellow computer science majors Ben Darnell '02 and Mark Voelker '02 recently crossed paths within the open source software industry. Longtime open source enthusiasts, both have established themselves as significant contributors in this realm: Darnell as co-founder and chief technology officer of startup Cockroach Labs, and Voelker as chief OpenStack architect at VMware, a publicly-traded global virtualization technology company. 

Dr. Brittany Johnson works with a student during the camp.

Jul 6, 2017

INTech camp teaches code, offers role models

Khalia Braswell, a 2013 NC State computer science graduate, started a nonprofit organization called INTech to expose middle-school aged girls to coding. 

NC State bell tower in the spring

Jul 5, 2017

Brenner to serve as interim head of MSE

Dr. Donald Brenner, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University, will lead the department on an interim basis as the College of Engineering conducts a search for a new department head. 

NC State Belltower

Jun 5, 2017

Santiso receives Sigma Xi faculty research award

Dr. Erik Santiso, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the 2017 Faculty Research Award by the university’s chapter of Sigma Xi. 

Madison Malone

May 25, 2017

MAE student selected as elite astronaut scholar

Aerospace engineering student, Madison Maloney, has been selected to join the 2017-18 Astronaut Scholars. She will attend the Innovators Gala in Washinton, D.C., from September 14–16, where she will be awarded up to $10,000 and recognized with other members of the Astronaut Scholar Honor Society. 

Apr 13, 2017

University teaching awards presented

NC State honored three dozen faculty members at the 2016-2017 University Teaching Awards Luncheon and Ceremony on April 3.