Bitzer and Kim win Holladay Medal
Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science, and Youngsoo (Richard) Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, the highest honor bestowed by NC State and the university’s Board of Trustees. Chancellor Randy Woodson recognized the awardees during 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1.
NC State honors outstanding faculty
NC State honored more than 30 faculty members, including Dean Louis Martin-Vega and other engineering faculty members, for their outstanding contributions to the university community during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. The annual event honors faculty who have won prestigious state, national and international awards and created new knowledge and advancements in their respective disciplines.
Low-cost intervention boosts undergraduate interest in computer science
A short online intervention can increase interest in computer science for male and female undergraduate students. However, when it comes to the intervention’s impact on classroom performance, the picture gets more complicated.
Three College of Engineering students win Goldwater Scholarships
Three students in the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have received the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship.
Gordon, Lehrer, Weinberg and West receive DEA awards
The College of Engineering bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award on Suzanne Gordon, Peter Lehrer, Gil West and Alan Weinberg at a banquet on Oct. 31.
College homecoming draws engineering alumni to campus
At the College of Engineering’s annual homecoming program Nov. 2, alumni got a unique — if unscheduled — view of the ongoing construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall, which is expected to be completed in 2020.
Alumni Profile: DeShawn Brown
As a student, Park Scholarships alumnus DeShawn Brown found himself looking for ways to combine his interest in computer science with his entrepreneurial passion. He formed a study group with two of his classmates, which has now become Lithios, a leading mobile application development firm in the Research Triangle, of which Brown serves as CEO and founder.
New technique cuts AI training time by more than 60 percent
New artificial intelligence training technique reduces training time for deep learning networks by more than 60 percent without sacrificing accuracy.
Meet Justin Wald
Justin Wald who studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic, answers questions about his experience.
NC State names executive director, chief scientist for IBM Q Hub
Daniel Stancil, Alcoa Distinguished Professor and head of NC State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will be executive director of the new IBM Quantum Computing Hub on Centennial Campus, and Patrick Dreher, research professor in the Department of Computer Science and associate faculty member in the Department of Physics, will be the hub’s chief scientist.