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Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Ashley Williams in NC State women's basketball uniform dribbles against opposing team member.

Dec 1, 2022

ISE alumna returns to women’s basketball program

Alumna Ashley Williams left the NC State women’s basketball program on a high note. Her senior year, the team made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the… 

Summer camp students participate in competition.

Dec 1, 2022

Summer on campus

At 9 a.m. on a July Wednesday, more than 70 middle school students filed into a classroom, waiting to be assigned the real-world problem they’d be solving that day. Clustered together, campers tackled complex problems like how to construct a moving boat or how to stop a viral outbreak. Using cardboard, aluminum foil, balloons and more, these campers were trying to solve some of the fundamental challenges in engineering. 

NC State Belltower

Dec 1, 2022

Inspiring Engineers event series promotes NC State engineering excellence

The College of Engineering (COE) has been the starting point for thousands of careers. Through the Inspiring Engineers event series, the College invites alumni to share their journeys and accomplishments to encourage new generations of engineers. 

Ken Stevens, center, with Caldwell Fellows Luke Caplice and Adam McIntosh.

Dec 1, 2022

Working hard to give back

Growing up in Durham, NC, Kenneth A. Stevens, industrial engineering ‘72, developed a strong work ethic from an early age. 

Wolf Plaza during fall. Two bronze sculptures of wolves, one head down, the other howling.

Dec 1, 2022

Young alumni board adds 10 new members

Ten College of Engineering (COE) graduates joined the 2022-23 Young Alumni Advisory Board (YAAB), bringing the group to 30 members. Formed in 2018 by the NC State Engineering Foundation, YAAB aims… 

NC State alumnae Abby Lampe smiling and holding her winning block of cheese.

Dec 1, 2022

Alumna Abby Lampe makes history as the world champion of cheese rolling

In North Carolina, NC State students and alumni recognize the name Lampe from a street on main campus or as the last name of a former engineering dean. Around the world, the name is now known for an unusual event: the Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake. 

Several images showing examples of printing of curved circuits including tube, contact lens and sculpture.

Nov 22, 2022

From contact lenses to latex gloves, technique prints flexible circuits on curved surfaces

The printing technique paves the way for a variety of new soft electronic technologies. 

Connor Boyce, Natalie Barbu and Nick Kane, co-founders of Rella, in San Francisco.

Nov 9, 2022

The rise of Rella: A story of engineering entrepreneurship

There are important moments in our lives that require a little courage to take that leap of faith. At least, that is how Natalie Barbu, industrial and systems engineering ’18; Nick Kane, electrical and computer engineering ’20; and Connor Boyce, electrical engineering ’20, felt when they first launched their brand-new business, Rella, in app stores. 

Left to right, Elizabeth Beese, Minh-Thu Dinh and Rachel Raineri.

Oct 25, 2022

Three engineering students among 2022 Leader of the Pack Award finalists

The six students will be recognized and the Leader of the Pack winner will be announced at halftime of the Red and White Week football game on Saturday, Nov. 5.