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NC State mechatronics students work on a robot while outdoors in a sandlot.

Jan 19, 2024

Asheville-based mechatronics engineering program produces well-rounded engineers and a close community

Mechatronics engineering, a combination of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, offers students a breadth of skills and knowledge that prepares them for careers in a wide range of industries, especially in increasingly automated fields. 

From left to right: Sammie Carter, Lodge McCammon and Brian Bouterse.

Feb 21, 2023

Serious fun

Three staffers almost went viral in 2007 with a catchy music video promoting the benefits of VMware’s virtualization software. It turns out that the educational innovation behind the one-hit wonder improved computer access for K-12 students across the state. 

a laptop on a desk is open. the screen shows streaming code.

Nov 4, 2022

Researchers show how network pruning can skew deep learning models

The researchers also detailed what causes these problems, and demonstrated a technique for addressing them. 

James Lester standing behind computer modeled illustration of molecular structures.

Aug 18, 2022

Ask An Engineer: What is artificial intelligence?

In this video interview, Dr. James Lester, Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Center for Educational Informatics, discusses what artificial intelligence is, what it isn't and what to look for in the months and years to come. 

Manali Shirsekar, wearing a white dress while holding a red graduation cap, poses in front of pink azaleas.

Apr 27, 2022

Fostering community to help battle academic hardships

Manali Shirsekar, computer science ’22, realized early on that as a woman in a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) field, she’d have some extra hurdles to navigate. 

An NC State wolf die cut image with the text "NC State Day of Giving 03.23.22" over a photo of a circuit board.

Mar 16, 2022

Day of Giving supports COE student programs, research and more

The College of Engineering will be rallying together alumni, faculty, staff members and friends for NC State University’s fourth annual Day of Giving on March 23. The College’s nine academic departments will be competing to receive the most gifts on Day of Giving to win an additional share of $15,000 in prize money from Dean Louis… 

Graduating students in shadow profile.

Dec 15, 2021

Engineering graduates focused on the future

Meet December 2021 engineering graduates who have made the most of every opportunity at NC State and are ready to explore their next chapter. 

Researchers work in FREEDM lab

Nov 19, 2021

College will grow faculty, student enrollment thanks to legislative funding

To continue providing job-ready graduates for North Carolina’s ever-growing tech economy, the state’s largest public university will get even larger in the next few years. North Carolina State University will add about 4,000 students – 2,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students – in engineering disciplines and computer science over the next five years. The growth… 

NC State Bell Tower in the fall

Sep 29, 2021

College announces winners of 2021 Graduate Programs Awards

Three graduate students were recognized for their achievements in leadership, teaching and research.