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Nov 12, 2021

Military veteran Marc Mathews’ career designing protective equipment took him all over the world

After interrupting his studies for a tour in the Marines, Mathews returned to NC State “duly motivated and focused.” 

Latex-gloved hand with syringe and testing device.

Oct 28, 2021

Slowing down transmission

As viruses evolve and spread, delivering healthcare in a wide variety of settings within and far from traditional hospitals becomes more essential to ensure patients receive the care they need. To address this, a team of students across three different engineering disciplines debuted a novel H1N1 biosensor at the SensUs 2021 competition and won second… 

wood sculpture of wolf howling

Apr 28, 2021

Young alumni spotlight: Matthew Ostrowski

Ostrowski grew up in Durham, NC, and while he considered engineering programs outside of the state, ultimately, he decided to stay closer to home. “I was fortunate enough to interact with some of the engineering faculty members prior to matriculating at NC State through one of the high school engineering summer programs,” he said of his decision to attend. “For a superb engineering education with a large enough program to offer both breadth and depth in many disciplines, NC State is one of the best.” 

diagram of ai selection and optimization process

Mar 22, 2021

Virtual lab finds the right AI tool for each chemistry problem

Having the right tool for the job makes the job a lot easier, less expensive and faster. 

Dec 17, 2020

Grant elected as AIChE president for 2022

Dr. Christine S. Grant is a Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering faculty member and is the inaugural Associate Dean of Faculty Advancement in the College of Engineering. 

John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.

Apr 23, 2020

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley, III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks. Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College, recognized the three distinguished graduates at a banquet on Nov. 6. Brantley could not attend the ceremony. 

Paul Burke

Jan 7, 2020

Paul Burke ‘17 engineers his own path

Paul Burke ‘17, a Centennial Scholar and grandson of "Red and White Song" composer J. Perry Watson, reflects on how NC State's Wilson College of Textiles helped him prepare for a career at Cisco Systems. 

campus gateway at sunrise

Nov 18, 2019

Engineering student teams to compete in annual pitch competition

Three College of Engineering student teams have been selected to pitch their innovative ideas at Wolf Den – NC State University’s pitch competition inspired by the ABC television show, Shark Tank. 

John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.

Nov 7, 2019

Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks. 

NC State engineering students learned about hydropower and geothermal energy on a study abroad trip to Iceland in May.

Jul 31, 2019

Students learn about renewable energy during study abroad trip to Iceland

In Iceland, pillars of steam rise from the earth, while nearby waterfalls and rivers rush through the dark mountainous landscapes and past glaciers covered in volcanic ash. For 11 NC State College of Engineering students on a study abroad trip, it felt like they were in a different world.