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May 2, 2022

Lunardi and Welton receive 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Awards

Leda Lunardi and Steven S. Welton were recognized with the 2022 Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award from the College of Engineering (COE) for their outstanding commitment to ensuring students are academically and personally supported. 

May 2, 2022

Brudno, Tuck and Zhou recognized with Outstanding Teacher Awards

Three College of Engineering faculty members — Yevgeny Brudno, assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME); James Tuck, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE); and Huiyang Zhou, professor in ECE — were named recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Award for 2021-22. The three professors were honored during the virtual spring faculty meeting. 

Manali Shirsekar, wearing a white dress while holding a red graduation cap, poses in front of pink azaleas.

Apr 27, 2022

Fostering community to help battle academic hardships

Manali Shirsekar, computer science ’22, realized early on that as a woman in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, she’d have some extra hurdles to navigate. 

McKenzy Heavlin

Apr 19, 2022

Campus to community: Student Body President McKenzy Heavlin’s NC State journey

McKenzy Heavlin vividly remembers helping his family move his older sister into her dorm at Western Carolina University when he was 12 years old and anticipating the day he would finally begin his own college journey and “get in and get out” with his diploma. 

Elementary school campers make furniture from newspapers.

Mar 31, 2022

The Engineering Place’s summer camps invite students back for in-person learning

After two summers hosted virtually, The Engineering Place is welcoming students back for in-person camp experiences this summer. Applications for all programs are now open until April 8, 2022. 

An NC State wolf die cut image with the text "NC State Day of Giving 03.23.22" over a photo of a circuit board.

Mar 16, 2022

Day of Giving supports COE student programs, research and more

The College of Engineering will be rallying together alumni, faculty, staff members and friends for NC State University’s fourth annual Day of Giving on March 23. The College’s nine academic departments will be competing to receive the most gifts on Day of Giving to win an additional share of $15,000 in prize money from Dean Louis… 

John Hugh McNeill Cardboard Cutout group photo

Mar 3, 2022

A legacy of dreams becoming reality: Generations of NC State graduates and engineers

Families often accumulate traditions that shape them over generations. For the McNeill family, many of their traditions are tied back to NC State, where starting with Hugh McNeill, they nurtured a spirit of invention and curiosity through interests in their studies and Wolfpack athletics. 

View of side of Hunt Library looking north towards The Oval on Centennial Campus.

Jan 31, 2022

Seven engineering professors named University Faculty Scholars

Making up approximately a third of the class, these faculty members are recognized for their outstanding achievements in research, teaching and service at NC State University. 

Computerized image of two hands touching index fingers through a virtual barrier.

Jan 25, 2022

COE introduces new NSF REU and RET sites

It takes a community to educate and prepare the next generation of engineers to tackle some of the world’s most pressing challenges. NC State faculty members are helping to lead a new Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) site and two Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) sites, all of which are funded by the National Science Foundation to further encourage involvement in research and learning across the academic community. 

Team members of the NCSU College of Engineering Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) pose together for a team picture.

Dec 17, 2021

COE Academic Affairs partners with Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School

Students at Cristo Rey Research Triangle High School (CRRTHS) are developing professional skills through their school’s Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP). The College of Engineering’s Office of Academic Affairs is serving as a workplace sponsor for eight such students in the 2021-22 school year.