Technique offers advance in testing micro-scale compressive strength of cement
Researchers have, for the first time, used a “micropillar compression” technique to characterize the micro-scale strength of cement, allowing for the development of cement with desirable strength properties for civil engineering applications.
Military lessons: Sustainment and sustainability
Brig. Gen. Allen Boyette, a double graduate in engineering who serves as NC State’s interim senior director for energy systems for facilities and maintenance, has been an active member of the North Carolina National Guard since he returned to campus in 2000.
Tailored for transfers
Nearly one quarter of NC State’s undergraduate students start their career elsewhere. Two such transfer students sat down to talk about their experiences coming to NC State and participating in campus life.
Engineering Alumni Clark and Cabaniss Elected BOT Officers for 2017-18
Four distinguished alumni have been elected to serve in leadership positions on NC State’s Board of Trustees.
Young alumnus paves way for future engineers
Asking young alumni to make financial contributions to their alma mater can be a tough sell. After all, didn’t they just pay a lot of money for their college education? For Jacob Bowes however, giving back could not be more important.
A year-long internship as an undergraduate led Jacob Monroe to pursue his Ph.D. in civil engineering and delve into research that will have future impact on the nation’s power grid.
Water efficiency in rural areas is getting worse, even as it improves in urban centers
A nationwide analysis of water use over the past 30 years finds that there is a disconnect between rural and urban areas, with most urban areas becoming more water efficient and most rural areas becoming less and less efficient over time.
Scientists in Training
On Mondays this spring, NC State civil engineering student Miranda Mozick took a detour to Middle Creek Elementary, where she coached Science Olympiad teams in building strong, lightweight bridges with pasta and hot glue.
Ph.D. graduate wins National Academy of Engineering prize
Civil engineering alumnus Dr. Nehemiah J. Mabry has won first place in a National Academy of Engineering (NAE) contest for videos promoting the field of engineering.
College names 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University awarded its Distinguished Engineering Alumni Alumnus award to three deserving graduates at a ceremony on Oct. 26.