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Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Julie Ivy with a gold highlight around her on a slightly darker golden background.

Jun 21, 2023

For she’s a jolly good fellow, again.

For the second time in six months, ISE professor Julie Ivy has earned a Fellow Award from an international organization. 

Ed and Deb Fitts

Jun 6, 2023

Home repairs

The name Ed Fitts is likely a familiar one to students, faculty and staff members, and alumni of the College of Engineering. The newest engineering building on NC State University’s Centennial… 

Hand holding a red card with an outline of a howling wolf cutout so as to see the view of the brick building and landscape behind. Day of Giving 3/22/2023 #GivingPack is written in white letters on the card.

Jun 6, 2023

COE students and faculty members are the real winners on record-setting Day of Giving

Thanks to an outpouring of community support, the College finished in second place for most gifts received during the 2023 Day of Giving. 

Aerial view of The Oval and surrounding Engineering buildings and Hunt Library on NC State's Centennial Campus.

Jun 6, 2023

Annual Red and White Week BBQ celebrates College’s achievements and future

On the sunny afternoon of Nov. 4, College of Engineering alumni with graduation years spanning decades drove past the Plant Sciences Building and Fitts-Woolard Hall — the newest additions to Centennial Campus — on their way to the Oval for the annual Homecoming BBQ. 

Rhett and Link pose for a photo on either side of department heads Jackie MacDonald Gibson and Julie Swann while all flash the NC State Wolfpack hand sign.

May 26, 2023

Rhett & Link spend a mythical measure with CCEE and ISE

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering More than two decades after their own graduations from NC State, LA-based comedy duo Rhett McLaughlin (BSCE 2000) and Link Neal returned to their old… 

Several military helicopters take off in formation from an airbase.

May 23, 2023

How the military could speed helicopter operations on the battlefield

A new computational model allows the military to make more efficient use of helicopters, helping commanders move troops on the battlefield more quickly. 

The NC State Belltower at dusk and night.

May 11, 2023

Three receive Blessis Award for work with undergraduate students

The award recognizes the efforts of faculty members who give their time and effort to advising, counseling and mentoring individual students and student groups, while commemorating the memory of George H. Blessis, a faculty member whose interest in undergraduate education and advising serves as an example today. 

Emergency vehicle in red and white with lights flashing at intersection.

May 9, 2023

Model aims to help first responders reach accident sites faster

In computational testing, the model outperformed existing techniques for getting first responders to accident sites quickly. 

College of Engineering aerial view of campus.

May 3, 2023

NC State partner institutes bolster U.S. manufacturing industry

NC State University is a top Manufacturing USA partner. Our vast knowledge base shown by the breadth of sectors we’re involved with: power distribution, textiles, biomanufacturing and manufacturing technology.