NC State ranks in top 10 for online master’s engineering programs
According to the US News & World Report 2021 list of Best Online Programs, NC State’s Engineering Online ranked sixth nationally.
Williams named 2020 ACM Fellow
Dr. Laurie Williams, Distinguished University Professor, was recently named a 2020 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Fellow.
Botta named NC State’s fourth Marshall Scholar
Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in Great Britain.
A brave young coder in a brave new world
Park Scholar Anna Owens discovered her passion for cybersecurity while studying at NC State. Now, this atypical computer programmer is preparing to apply her skills at one of the world’s biggest tech companies.
Six College of Engineering faculty members named AAAS Fellows
ive tenured faculty members and an adjunct professor from the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for 2020.
Questions for Dr. James Lester
Dr. James Lester is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of NC State’s Center for Educational Informatics (CEI). This year’s pandemic has increased demand for the kind of educational technology tools that are CEI’s specialty.
Automated or semi-automated phone calls, also known as robocalls, are a major security concern for phone users in the United States. While most robocalls are an annoyance, some of these calls are specifically designed to target the vulnerable segments of our society.
Tech sector job interviews assess anxiety, not software skills
A new study from NC State’s Department of Computer Science and Microsoft finds that the technical interviews currently used in hiring for many software engineering positions test whether a job candidate has performance anxiety rather than whether the candidate is competent at coding.
A place for inventors
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) honors the best of American ingenuity. The 603 inventors who have been inducted since the organization’s founding in 1973 represent the brightest minds in the nation’s history and advancements that have truly changed the world. NC State, and the College of Engineering, are very well represented.
NC State celebrates outstanding faculty
The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious awards, accolades or other distinctions during the previous year. In 2020, NC State honored 25 faculty virtually since the annual event could not be held in person.