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Tag: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Nov 11, 2021

Livestream: 2021 Dr. Hassan A. Hassan Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Robert D. Braun, Director for Planetary Science, Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Bren Professor of Aerospace, California Institute of Technology, will lead a lecture entitled, “The Coming Decade of Planetary Science.” 

Closeup image of composite metal (silver with black dots).

Nov 3, 2021

Composite metal foam on its way to influencing market

Afsaneh Rabiei’s composite metal foam can be used in numerous industries, and it has the potential to save lives. 

Oct 28, 2021

Faculty highlights

Six receive NSF CAREER Awards Six faculty members from the College and affiliated engineering departments in other colleges at NC State received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The NSF CAREER Award is one of the most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty members who exemplify the role of… 

Picture within a picture of enlarged portion of plant with patch sensor.

Oct 28, 2021

Plant patch enables continuous monitoring for crop diseases

A new patch that plants can “wear” monitors continuously for diseases and other stresses, such as crop damage or extreme heat. 

Aerial view of Centennial Campus looking towards downtown Raleigh, NC.

Oct 28, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund supports research commercialization

Research breakthroughs from the College of Engineering lead to society-changing products and startups. To help faculty members move their research project to the market, the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund (CIF) provides funding to short-term, commercially focused projects. For every dollar awarded, almost $20 has been generated in additional funding or investment. This year, all six projects… 

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Jun 17, 2021

NC State and UNC Pembroke 3+2 engineering program has its first graduate

Dana Lamberton is the first graduate of NC State and UNC Pembroke's 3+2 engineering partnership program. 

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May 6, 2021

Women and Minority Engineering Programs recognize students, faculty members with awards

The College of Engineering's Women and Minority Engineering Programs honored students and faculty members with annual awards. 

bar graph showing three years' of College of Engineering Day of Giving results

Apr 28, 2021

Alumni and friends of the College help set new Day of Giving record

The College of Engineering turned out strong for North Carolina State University’s Day of Giving 2021 on March 24, raising more than $6 million from 1,615 gifts — both records for the College. 

Marc Basnight and Dr. Martin-Vega

Apr 28, 2021

Basnight remembered as a champion for the College of Engineering

State Sen. Marc Basnight, a Dare County Democrat who served as president pro tempore of the NC Senate longer than anyone in history, died on Dec. 28, 2020, at the age of 73. 

Apr 9, 2021

Zorowski leaves behind legacy of service to the College of Engineering

Carl Zorowski, longtime professor and administrator in the College of Engineering, passed away on Monday.