civil engineering

Sep 13, 2017  |  Students

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.

Jul 18, 2017  |  Alumni

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.

Jun 7, 2017  |  Alumni

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.

May 23, 2017  |  Gifts

Building Connections

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.

May 22, 2017  |  Research

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.

Apr 27, 2017  |  Students

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.

Jan 5, 2017  |  Alumni

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.

Nov 21, 2016  |  Alumni

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.

Nov 1, 2016  |  Research

New tech uses electricity to track water, ID potential problems in concrete

Researchers from NC State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify potential issues before they become big problems.

Oct 11, 2016  |  Research

‘Sensing skin’ detects cracks, harmful chemicals in structures

Researchers have developed a multi-layered “sensing skin” to detect corrosive or otherwise harmful substances in structures. The skin can also detect cracks and other structural flaws that are invisible to the naked eye.