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The NC State Belltower at dusk and night.

May 20, 2022

Faculty highlights

The latest awards and honors earned by faculty of the College. 

From left, Lonnie Poole, Jr.; John Brantley, III; Linda Butler, Dean Louis Martin-Vega, Joseph Pleasant, Jr.; and Carl Stutts, Jr.

May 20, 2022

College honors seven DEA award winners

The College honored seven winners of its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award during a ceremony on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, as part of Red and White Week. 

Memorial Belltower

May 16, 2022

COE faculty among those honored at 2022 Celebration of Faculty Excellence

This year, NC State honored nearly 40 faculty members during the 2022 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 4. This was the first time since 2019 that the event was held in person. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night.

May 2, 2022

Avramova wins 2022 Outstanding Global Engagement Award

Dr. Avramova is also the Director of Consortium for Nuclear Power (CNP), and the Coordinator of CTF User’s Group. Her research areas include reactor thermal hydraulics, core design, transient and safety analysis, multi-physics and multi-scale simulations, verification and validation, and uncertainty and sensitivity analysis. 

image of NC State belltower behind cherry blossoms and trees

Apr 27, 2022

NC State announces 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

Chelsea and Tim Kiefer

Apr 25, 2022

Reignited passion for nuclear engineering

When Kiefer was deciding on what university he would attend, he found the nuclear engineering program at NC State to be of great interest and saw it as a stepping stone in helping to achieve his career goal of becoming a nuclear officer for the U.S. Navy. 

The State College smokestack with the Burlington Labs nuclear reactor.

Mar 24, 2022

Dr. Alsabbagh nominated for the 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award

NC State Nuclear Engineering alumnus, Dr. Ahmad Alsabbagh, is a nominee for the 2022 Distinguished Global Alumni Award. The Office of Global Engagement recognizes former international students who have used their education to distinguish themselves through outstanding achievements. Dr. Alsabbagh is an associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Jordan University of Science and… 

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Jan 27, 2022

Bolotnov appointed an Associate Editor for Annals in Nuclear Energy

Dr. Igor Bolotnov begins his three-year term as an Associate Editor for the Annals in Nuclear Energy. ANE is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded in 1975 and published by Elsevier. 

Jan 20, 2022

Westinghouse appoints Dr. Rita Baranwal as chief technology officer

Westinghouse Electric Company announced the appointment of Chief Technology Officer Dr. Rita Baranwal [member of the NC State University Nuclear Engineering Department Advisory Council (NEDAC)] to lead the company’s global research and development investments and spearhead a technology strategy to advance the company’s innovative nuclear solutions. 

Vintage black and white photo of Albert Carnesale speaking at lecturn.

Dec 17, 2021

Former UCLA chancellor began academic career in nuclear engineering at NC State

As the Wolfpack prepares to face UCLA in the Holiday Bowl, it's unlikely most Bruins fans know how much the California university owes to NC State.