Jun 10, 2019  |  Alumni

MAE alum designs hardware for future human space travel

For NC State alumnus AJ Rackl, a normal day at work often includes highly specific technical work on hardware that will go into space. But he says it’s the soft skills — how to lead a project, work in a group and network with people — that have helped him the most since graduating from NC State.

Jun 6, 2019  |  Research

Breathing new life into old bridges

Bridges across our state are in rough shape, but NC State alumnus Brad McCoy has developed a solution to give them new life — and keep us safely on the road.

May 22, 2019  |  Alumni

Survey: Alumni thriving in work, life

In a systemwide survey by Gallup, alumni of North Carolina’s public universities say they highly value their undergraduate education.

May 8, 2019  |  Alumni

Basil Hassan elected 2019 AIAA president

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) has announced the results of the 2019 election. Dr. Basil Hassan (AE '88, '90, '93), distinguished engineering alumnus and senior manager of Thermal, Fluid, and Aero Sciences Group at Sandia National Laboratories, has been elected president.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Magazine

A facility like no other

NC State’s on-campus nuclear reactor has always had an innovative streak.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Magazine


Engineering alumni are playing a major role in Fitts-Woolard Hall.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Magazine

Alumna blasts off for the ISS

Engineering graduate Christina Hammock Koch launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in southern Kazakhstan on March 14, bound for the International Space Station.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Magazine

Engineering alumni, YouTube stars return to campus

When Rhett McLaughlin and Link Neal — better known as comedy duo Rhett & Link — were teenagers, they made a blood oath that they were going to create things together. But what they didn’t know at the time is that they’d first be attending the College of Engineering at NC State together, earning degrees that helped them in unexpected ways in their entertainment careers.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Alumni

Ph.D. graduate balances research, minority mentorship — and wins game show

Four years out of her Ph.D. program at NC State, Dr. Makita Phillips is forging her own, unique path toward making impactful, accessible change.

Apr 26, 2019  |  Magazine

Crown Jewel

Fitts-Woolard Hall will give Centennial Campus another iconic structure.