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Student and staff examine solar array on top of Fitts-Woolard Hall wearing PPE.

Jun 4, 2024

NC Clean Energy Technology Center gets $2 million grant for community projects

As part of the current presidential administration’s Investing in America initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is giving $22 million to various institutions to improve efficiency in large-scale renewable energy and energy storage. This includes $2 million to a team led by NC State’s North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC). 

Aerial view of The Oval and surrounding Engineering buildings and Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus.

May 22, 2024

COE announces Scholar of the Year award winners

The College of Engineering’s Office of Graduate Programs has announced five winners of the 2023-24 Scholar of the Year awards. All students were nominated by their respective departments for their outstanding scholarly achievements and dedication to NC State. 

Amy Deepee sits atop one of the bronze wolves at NC State University.

May 15, 2024

ABM student says upper level classes prepared her for the real world

Amy Deepee is part of the accelerated bachelor’s-master’s (ABM) program, which allows students to complete both their bachelor’s and master’s degrees within five years. Electrical engineering, Deepee’s specialty, is one of several programs in the College of Engineering with an ABM program. 

Dina Osama Elsayed Elgewaily in front of a large nuclear engineering display.

May 8, 2024

Ph.D. student develops AI technology to better support NE research

Dina Osama Elsayed Elgewaily has plenty of advice for incoming Ph.D. students getting a degree in nuclear engineering. 

Daisy Aguilar Aguilar poses for a picture sitting next to the stairs at Talley Student Union.

Apr 30, 2024

Chemical engineering student wants to help her community by creating vaccines

Daisy Aguilar Aguilar always knew she wanted to help the people in her community, but the COVID-19 pandemic has changed her focus from broader chemical processes to research, where she can apply the principles of chemical engineering to create life-saving solutions. 

Wide angle photo of ballroom full of seated attendees at the 2023 Southern Energy Conference.

Apr 2, 2024

Annual NC energy conference to be hosted by NC State this April

The conference, which is hosted annually by NC State’s Office of Professional Development and the NC Clean Energy Technology Center, part of the College of Engineering, is a two-day event for professionals in the energy industry. This year, it will take place on April 23 and 24 at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center on Gorman Street. 

Mar 26, 2024

ODEI hosts first Engineering Histories event

As part of its first-ever Engineering Histories series, the Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) presented Trailblazers, an exhibition of Black and African American students, staff, faculty and alumni who shaped the College of Engineering. 

Afsaneh Rabiei checks on metallic foam created in her lab.

Mar 19, 2024

Unlikely entrepreneur and professor takes her technology to the marketplace

Afsaneh Rabiei never imagined she would be an entrepreneur, but that was before Rabiei, who is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at NC State, invented a technology in NC State labs called composite metal foam (CMF). 

Group of Engineering Grand Challenges scholars pose for a group picture.

Feb 13, 2024

GCSP fundraiser aims to raise funds for incoming students

Currently, GCSP is raising funds to support five incoming and transfer undergraduate engineering students. The funds will cover costs for them to participate in the GCSP Undergraduate Research Experience, where they will focus on one of the four pillars of the program. They aim to raise $5,000 to enable this opportunity for five students.