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NC State mechatronics students work on a robot while outdoors in a sandlot.

Jan 19, 2024

Asheville-based mechatronics engineering program produces well-rounded engineers and a close community

Mechatronics engineering, a combination of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and computer science, offers students a breadth of skills and knowledge that prepares them for careers in a wide range of industries, especially in increasingly automated fields. 

A drawing on paper from the HELIOS project displayed on dry erase board.

Oct 31, 2023

HELIOS 25th anniversary event was out of this world

The NC State alumni who worked on the HELIOS project have certainly landed among the stars. 

NC State gateway at sunset

Oct 23, 2023

Yang named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Dr. Ge Yang, Professor of Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). This prestigious designation is presented to senior scientists/professionals whose invaluable experience, expertise and commitment promote the value of chemical science. 

Michael Puzio, center, helps hold a piece of asteroid. On his left is a man and on his right is a woman, both helping to hold the asteroid fragment. Behind all three is a colorful mural depicting various celestial bodies and objects.

Sep 29, 2023

NASA lands samples from Bennu, an asteroid named by an NC State student

When Michael Puzio was 9 years old, he named an asteroid. 

Rahul Chakraborty

Apr 28, 2023

Rahul Chakraborty finds community at NC State by embracing opportunities

When Rahul Chakraborty defended his thesis in February, more than 100 of his friends came to celebrate over a potluck dinner. He’s expecting to see just as many friends when he returns to Raleigh for NC State University’s commencement ceremony on May 6. 

Scan of a film photo of Perry Grady standing on the bridge from the Wilson College of Textiles.

Feb 10, 2023

Remembering Professor Emeritus Perry Grady

Grady, who had also served as an associate dean with the Wilson College, help paved the way for Centennial Campus. 

Shree Nayar sitting on a red couch holding a clear sphere.

Jan 9, 2023

ECE alum awarded Okawa Prize for contributions to digital photography

ECE Alum, Shree Nayar, has changed the way visual information is captured and used by both machines and humans. He is honored with the 2022 Okawa Prize. 

Fischer, third from right, at the 2022 Space Technology Hall of Fame induction ceremony with T. E. Zelibor, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.), CEO Space Foundation; Sid Mair, President and CEO, Penguin Computing; Philip Pokorny, CTO, Penguin Computing; Sterling; and Robert D. Cabana, NASA Associate Administrator.

Dec 6, 2022

COE alumnus honored for supercomputing innovations

Jim Fischer, electrical engineering ‘74, was a key player in several groundbreaking initiatives during his 40-year career at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, including managing the team that designed and built a revolutionary cluster computing prototype — the foundational architecture for most of the world’s top 500 supercomputers and today’s cloud computing. 

Minh-Thu Dinh

Nov 7, 2022

Minh-Thu Dinh is NC State’s 2022 Leader of the Pack!

Dinh received the award during NC State’s homecoming football game. Zachary VanHekken was also recognized for having the highest GPA among the finalists.