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Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

A food scientist hydrates a protein for use in a food formulation.

May 31, 2024

Bezos Earth Fund grant creates sustainable protein research hub at NC State

Research will engage academic and industry partners to create and commercialize new technologies to shape the future of sustainable food production. 

Abby Lampe in a red NC State sweat shirt, holding up the prized cheese wheel in one hand and holding up two fingers with the other

May 29, 2024

Hoop, she did it again

Abby Lampe, a fourth-generation NC State graduate, repeated her title in the annual Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake on Monday near Gloucester, England. 

photo shows a hitch-shaped machine part clamped in a large device. a probe that is tipped with a small red sphere sits just above the machine part.

May 16, 2024

New technique improves finishing time for 3D printed machine parts

The technique allows users to identify potential flaws without having to remove printed parts from the manufacturing equipment, making production time more efficient. 

Memorial Belltower lit red

May 9, 2024

Engineering faculty members among those recognized for excellence

The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is held each spring to recognize outstanding faculty who have received prestigious state, national and international awards, accolades or other distinctions during this academic year. This year, NC State honored 41 faculty members during the 2024 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on April 30. 

Image is a composite of four images of Dr. Jerome Lavelle with four students; Dr. Lavelle is on the right of each photo. From top to bottom, left to right: Rosie Fisher, Robert Kobrin, Zane Shockley and Abigail Wucherer.

Apr 30, 2024

College names Outstanding Senior Award winners

Four College of Engineering seniors received 2024 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional achievements and contributions and undergraduate students during a ceremony on campus on April 17. 

Rohan Shirwalker poses for a photo in front of a dark green/blue background with yellow points and various triangles in yellow outline. He is wearing glasses, an oxford shirt and a sport jacket.

Apr 17, 2024

Shirwaiker wins the 2024 IISE Fellow Award

The James T. Ryan Professor Rohan Shirwaiker has been honored with the 2024 IISE Fellow Award. This award recognizes his outstanding contributions to technical innovation and service within the IISE community. This esteemed award underscores his exceptional achievements as a researcher in industrial engineering. 

The American and Japanese flags blow in the wind on a line next to a brick building on campus

Apr 11, 2024

A rare state visit to NC State

Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida will come to NC State’s Centennial Campus on Friday, the first campus visit by a foreign head of state since 1954. 

Adolfo Escobedo wearing glasses and white shirt with a light blue grid design in front of a red background showing enlarged molecular structures.

Mar 25, 2024

CAREER Award honors Escobedo’s optimization breakthroughs

ISE associate professor Adolfo Escobedo has been honored with the prestigious CAREER grant for his groundbreaking work in the foundations of mathematical programming, a systematic approach using mathematical models and algorithms for optimal decision-making. 

Rhett and Link sit on a couch at Talley Student Union. The word "Mythical" has been superimposed in pink simulated neon letters above them.

Mar 19, 2024

North Carolina State University announces new scholarship funded by alumni Rhett & Link

The scholarship, titled “The Rhett & Link Engineering Innovation Scholarship Fund,” will be available to third- and fourth-year engineering students who demonstrate commitment to innovation and creativity in engineering, sciences, the arts, entertainment or the intersection of these disciplines. One student will hold the scholarship for two years.