College recognizes outstanding seniors
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University is happy to announce the 2020 Outstanding Senior Awards to four exceptional students in the categories of Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement.
Departments to share celebration of graduates videos
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and current restrictions on large gatherings, spring commencement for NC State University and College of Engineering departmental graduations have been postponed. Several departments within the College will be sharing celebration videos.
Entrepreneur student gives back by making PPE for healthcare workers
Hartley LeRoy has been hard at work volunteering to make face shields for front-line health care workers.
Adapting to online: A remote master’s defense
Master’s student Ryan Spurney learned over spring break that his in-person defense would have to be done remotely over Zoom, a virtual meetings platform, because of social distancing at NC State University. He offers tips for success.
A Smarter Collar
Wearable data collection systems being developed in the College are empowering guide dog trainers and making a costly, time-consuming process more efficient
‘Wristwatch’ monitors body chemistry to boost athletic performance, prevent injury
NC State researchers have developed a device the size of a wristwatch that can monitor an individual’s body chemistry to help improve athletic performance and identify potential health problems.
Endowment honors alumnus who valued education and knew the importance of scholarships
Three years after Frank Madren passed away in 2015, Jo Ann Madren honored his memory by endowing a merit-based scholarship at NC State in his name.
Howling success: Lauren White seeks to change the stigma in STEM
As a sophomore, Lauren White knows how difficult it can be adjusting to college life and academics. As a member of the LGBTQ community from out of state, and as a female in the traditionally male-dominated STEM field, the task of fitting in on campus seemed extra daunting when she first arrived at NC State. Fortunately, she had several mentors who helped her get acclimated and involved, and now she’s paying it forward to others like her.
Remembering Tony Mitchell
Dr. Tony L. Mitchell, retired associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and assistant dean emeritus of the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University, passed away on April 1, 2020.
The insider on undergraduate research
My undergraduate research journey started in the summer of 2019 with the smell of roasted coffee as it enveloped the air while I hastily walked down to my first training in the clean room at the NC State Nanofabrication Lab.