Textile engineering prof wins UNC teaching award
Melissa Pasquinelli emphasizes creative and critical thought in the classroom. Her approach means she sometimes learns alongside her students.
Lavelle named ASEE Fellow
Dr. Jerome Lavelle, associate dean of academic affairs in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named to the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Academy of Fellows. He will be honored at the 2018 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition Awards Ceremony on June 27, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Velev to receive Langmuir Lecturer Award
Dr. Orlin Velev, INVISTA Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor at North Carolina State University, has been named the recipient of the 2018 Langmuir Lecturer Award from the Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry of the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Garcia Menendez receives NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Fernando Garcia Menendez, assistant professor in the department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award, also known as the CAREER Award, from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty members in science and engineering.
Ligler to receive honorary doctorate from Furman University
Dr. Frances Ligler, Lampe Distinguished Professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from Furman University in Greenville, SC, at the university’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Six engineering professors are named 2017-2018 University Faculty Scholars
NC State’s 2017-2018 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. The 20 recipients represent early- and mid-career faculty dedicated to serving the university community and their respective fields through scholarship, research and engagement. The University Faculty Scholars program, established by the chancellor in 2012, recognizes and rewards emerging academic leaders at NC State.
Grace receives NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Landon Grace, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, has received the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program award. Known as the NSF CAREER Award, it is one of the most prestigious awards for early-career researchers.
Stolee wins NSF CAREER Award
Dr. Kathryn Stolee, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University, has received a Faculty Early Career Development award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The award, known as the NSF CAREER Award, is one of the highest honors given by NSF to young faculty members in science and engineering.
Hauser to receive Olney Medal
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) recently announced Dr. Peter Hauser, professor in the department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science (TECS), as the 2017 recipient of the Olney Medal Award for his myriad contributions to the textile industry in both industry and academia.
Parsons named Celanese Acetate Professor
Dr. Gregory Parsons has been named the Celanese Acetate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at North Carolina State University.