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Aug 14, 2013

Research shows precisely which strategies help players win team-oriented video games

Computer science researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to determine which strategies give players an edge at winning in multi-player (action) real-time strategy (ARTS) games. 

Aug 12, 2013

Grant elected as AIChE Fellow

Dr. Christine Grant, associate dean of faculty development and special initiatives and professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). 

Aug 2, 2013

Researchers create ‘soft robotic’ devices using water-based gels

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating devices out of a water-based hydrogel material that can be patterned, folded and used to manipulate objects. 

Jul 30, 2013

EcoCAR2 team searches for efficiency in design competition

The College of Engineering has for years housed Wolfpack Motorsports, a student-run organization where members can raise money for the construction and racing of student-designed race cars. 

Jul 26, 2013

Researchers find new way to create ‘gradients’ for understanding molecular interactions

Scientists use tools called gradients to understand how molecules interact in biological systems. Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating biomolecular gradients. 

Apr 11, 2013

College of Engineering names 2012 Awards for Excellence winners

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University has recognized Brian Koehler in the College of Engineering Academic Affairs office; Toni Pascucci in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; and P. Andrew Sleeth in the Department of Computer Science as winners of the 2012 Awards for Excellence. 

Nov 8, 2012

Sitar receives 2012 RJ Reynolds Award

Dr. Zlatko Sitar, Kobe Steel Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and director of the Materials Research Center at North Carolina State University, has been selected as the 28th recipient of the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. Sitar delivered his lecture Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Larry K. Monteith Engineering Research Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus. His lecture was entitled “Creation of a new technology: From atoms to devices.” 

Nov 7, 2012

NC State Names Recipients of ABB Engineering Professorships and Scholarships

Two electrical and computer engineers at North Carolina State University have been awarded power engineering professorships created by ABB’s recent gift to the university. NC State has also begun awarding ABB scholarships created by the gift. 

Oct 26, 2012

Frey named chair of EPA clean air committee

Dr. H. Christopher Frey, Distinguished University Professor of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been appointed by US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to chair the independently chartered Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) for two years. Frey began his new role Oct. 1. 

Oct 10, 2012

Exxon Mobil Corporation awards $38,000 in grants to the College of Engineering

Exxon Mobil Corporation has awarded a total of $38,000 in grants to support the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University.