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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

NASA's Artemis 1 rocket begins its launch.

Nov 28, 2023

Energy-X awarded NASA grant for carbon capture in space systems

Energy eXploration Laboratory (Energy-X) in collaboration with its industry partner was awarded a NASA grant to develop a carbon removal system for next-generation space vehicles.  

Aerial view of the College of Engineering and the Oval.

Nov 21, 2023

Private support leads to public benefits

A distinguished professorship is helping Yong Zhu create electronic devices using nanomaterials that can monitor people’s — and even plants’ — health. That is just the tip of the iceberg, though, when it comes to how this funding furthers his work at NC State. 

NC State ROTC cadet Rileigh Sevigny attended Project Tuskegee 2.0 in Abilene Texas this summer, and learned about B-1 bombers.

Nov 16, 2023

Engineering students, ROTC cadets learn new skills at summer programs

This past summer, several cadets from ROTC Detachment 595 at NC State got a chance to participate in programs across the country, bringing back new knowledge and skills that will help them in their post college military careers.  

Meredith Biechele holding Society of Women Engineers' Rising Technical Contributor Award.

Nov 6, 2023

Young alumna wins prestigious Society of Women Engineers’ award

When Meredith Biechele graduated from NC State in 2018, she didn’t know she would go on to win one of the most prestigious awards for engineers around the world. 

A drawing on paper from the HELIOS project displayed on dry erase board.

Oct 31, 2023

HELIOS 25th anniversary event was out of this world

The NC State alumni who worked on the HELIOS project have certainly landed among the stars. 

Abigail Wucherer headshot

Oct 30, 2023

Beyond extraordinary

Park Scholar Abigail Wucherer ’24 is using the leadership skills she developed on campus and through her internships to help address the student mental health crisis. 

Chancellor Randy Woodson interviews NC State alumna and NASA astronaut Christina Koch on stage in Stewart Theatre.

Oct 26, 2023

Do what scares you, says astronaut alumna

Kierra Shook, a rising senior from Bryson City, North Carolina, wasn’t scared to walk up to NASA astronaut Christina Koch and introduce her fellow aerospace engineering students to NC State’s featured guest at Chancellor Randy Woodson’s 14th annual fall address. She wasn’t intimidated the first time she ever met Koch, either, while spending a co-op year… 

Dean Jim Pfaendtner, left, presents Fuh-Gwo Yuan the 2023 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension.

Oct 25, 2023

Yuan honored with RJ Reynolds Award

Fuh-Gwo Yuan, Samuel P. Langley Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University, received the 2023 R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension. 

Bell Tower in the spring

Oct 23, 2023

Muller and team awarded $2.9 million NIH grant

Associate professor Dr. Marie Muller will serve as principal investigator for the project, titled “Quantitative Assessment of Angiogenesis using Ultrasound Multiple Scattering." She and her team look to propose real-time quantitative assessment of angiogenesis based on Ultrasound Multiple Scattering (USMS) analysis from raw ultrasound data.