Engineering on the Front Lines
The College of Engineering adjusts to a changing landscape.
Q&A: Dr. Julie Swann on healthcare impacts from COVID-19
In this Q&A, we asked Dr. Julie Swann, A. Doug Allison Professor in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, about the impacts that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on the U.S. healthcare system.
NC State hosts National Academy of Engineering regional meeting
The College of Engineering hosted a regional meeting of the National Academy of Engineering on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on N.C. State’s Centennial Campus. The event’s theme was Engineering Therapies for the Future and included talks by a number of leading minds in academia and industry on the future of medicine.
Online master’s ranked seventh nationally
The online engineering master’s program offered by North Carolina State University was ranked seventh nationally by US News & World Report in the publication’s 2020 list of the Best Online Programs.
In our labs
Dr. Karen Boru Chen’s work in the field of human factors engineering explores how people interact with different types of systems — and how to make those systems safer and more efficient.
The College has increased the number of women faculty members over the last decade and promoted them to leadership positions in departments and centers.
Research Triangle Nanotechnology Network
NC State, Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill may be fierce rivals on the basketball court, but the three universities are partners in an effort to enable innovative nanoscience and nanotechnology research, discovery, workforce development and education.
Brewing up a sustainable cup
A student team develops a coffee filtration system that processes wastewater into clean water and fertilizer and is recognized in a global engineering competition.
Researchers in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering are leading research on the impact of fats, oils and grease.
Research as recruitment
Summer research experiences held on campus help strengthen student skills. They also serve as a way for faculty members to recruit top graduate students.