NC State’s College of Engineering holds fall career fair
The fall 2017 NC State Engineering Career Fair will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 19 and 20, at the McKimmon Center on NC State’s campus.
The NC Clean Energy Technology Center takes part in National Drive Electric Week with kickoff tailgate
Dozens of Raleigh area electric vehicle drivers and enthusiasts will take part in an alternative fuel vehicle ride & drive, driver meetup and tailgate to kickoff National Drive Electric week. The two-day event will be held Friday and Saturday, September 8 (2:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.) and September 9 (2:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.) at the Close-King Indoor Practice Facility next to Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh. The September 9 event will coincide with the first NC State football game of the season.
Net-Zero Near Antarctica
A unique building design competition provides NC State engineering students with real-world experience.
INTech camp teaches code, offers role models
Khalia Braswell, a 2013 NC State computer science graduate, started a nonprofit organization called INTech to expose middle-school aged girls to coding.
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.” Bottomley is the director of Women in Engineering — a program that encourages women to consider careers in STEM fields — and the Engineering Place — which seeks to educate North Carolina citizens, particularly K-12 students, about engineering.
Collaboration Encourages Solar Energy Growth
Orange County and the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, in collaboration with the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University, have each earned a Bronze level designation into the SolSmart program, a U.S. Department of Energy initiative that provides official recognition and expert technical assistance to help communities expand solar energy development.
Lending a helping hand
When Kyle Martin needed help with a redesign of the office space in the manufacturing plant he oversees, he knew where to turn.
African co-founder of SciBridge visits NC State
John Paul Eneku, doctoral student at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, visited NC State University to advocate for more access to research for students in East Africa and to support collaborations with the SciBridge project (www.scibridge.org).
After 70 years, the Minerals Research Laboratory remains a pioneer
In 1946, when the Tennessee Valley Authority and NC State’s College of Engineering worked together to fund the establishment of the Minerals Research Laboratory (MRL). The MRL mission has remained the same: to research and develop new processes for the responsible and sustainable use of mineral resources.
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center receives $1 million federal support for solar
The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State and its project partners were awarded a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Initiative for solar.