College of Engineering hosts first RET conference
For the first time, teachers and university officials who have participated in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) program gathered for a conference to share their experiences and develop an action plan to improve the program.
Bottomley examines the soles of shoes in video, ‘Engineering Everywhere’
Dr. Laura Bottomley, director of Women in Engineering and The Engineering Place at NC State University, demonstrates “engineering is everywhere” by examining the soles of ever-present shoes. From ballet slippers to running shoes, Dr. Bottomley shows the engineering that goes into different types of soles to optimize performance.
Program places students in internships across rural North Carolina
Kristen Manchette is a senior from Charlotte, NC, studying materials science and engineering. This summer, though, she learned the ins and outs of storm water best management practices when she participated in Rural Works!, an NC State internship program.
College hosts students for National Biomechanics Day
The College of Engineering hosted events to mark National Biomechanics Day on April 11 that drew hundreds of students from seven local high schools.
The drones of Namibia
A new study-abroad program within the College gives students a chance to further their knowledge of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology while helping to protect some of the world’s most majestic animals.
Students return to Sierra Leone to finish what they started
For more than 30 years, the Dele Village Learning Center in Lower Allentown has provided an education for hundreds of children in the growing community outside Sierra Leone’s capital. And for years, the school has struggled to provide affordable clean water for its students and staff.
Father and daughter help bring STEM support to North Carolina school
A gift from a father-daughter team of NC State graduates is providing opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to a North Carolina elementary school.
NCCETC launches The 50 States of Electric Vehicles quarterly report
The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC) launched its new report series, The 50 States of Electric Vehicles, with a special 2017 Review issue.
Engineering America’s future
Laura Bottomley, a teaching associate professor at NC State University, believes engineering is “a vehicle for the solution of every problem.”
Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo, October 11-13
The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo, organized by the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at N.C. State University and the N.C. Department of Transportation, offers this event for fleet managers and transportation-related decision-makers at organizations of all sizes from October 11-13 in Raleigh.