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Tag: environmental engineering

Raven McLaurin

May 4, 2022

Guiding the next generation of aspiring engineers

Pursuing environmental engineering was an obvious choice for McLaurin, who wanted to use her mathematics and science skills to make the world a better place. 

James Levis on WRAL News

Feb 2, 2022

CCEE’s Dr. James Levis featured on WRAL for work on online solid waste-systems management tool

CCEE Research Assistant Professor Dr. James Levis was featured on news broadcast station WRAL for his work on SwolfPly — Solid Waste Optimization Life-Cycle Framework in Python — a free online tool developed at NC State with “models designed to better manage solid waste systems and environmental goals in the most cost effective way possible.” 

Mar 10, 2021

Researchers use air quality models to reflect polluted reality in Latin America

Study shows how models can be adapted to offer insights into air quality challenges across the Americas. 

Pippin Payne makes presentation.

Oct 24, 2019

Brewing up a sustainable cup

A student team develops a coffee filtration system that processes wastewater into clean water and fertilizer and is recognized in a global engineering competition. 

The five team members are (clockwise): Silvana Alfieri, a senior double-majoring in environmental engineering and environmental policy; Kevin Duke, a junior majoring in civil engineering; Rachel Figard, a junior majoring in industrial and systems engineering; Grant Jordan, a senior majoring in industrial and systems engineering; and Pippin Payne, a senior double-majoring in mechanical engineering and religious studies.

Sep 26, 2019

Student team places second at Global Grand Challenges Summit

A team of NC State engineering students with a goal of making your morning cup of joe more sustainable finished second in a business plan competition at the National Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London. 

Dome of United States Capitol

Apr 26, 2019

Washington DC internship program introduces students to politics

Many engineering students never consider a future career in politics or public policy, even though their expertise can often be critical. A new seven-week Washington D.C. internship program piloted by Dean Louis Martin-Vega and John English, engineering dean at the University of Arkansas, aims to change that. 

2018 College of Engineering Homecoming Celebration

Apr 26, 2019

College homecoming draws engineering alumni to campus

At the College of Engineering’s annual homecoming program Nov. 2, alumni got a unique — if unscheduled — view of the ongoing construction of Fitts-Woolard Hall, which is expected to be completed in 2020. 

Aug 9, 2018

NC State Engineering Online earns top spots in 2018 online master’s degree rankings

Five NC State Engineering Online programs secured top spots in this year’s online master’s degree rankings published by Best College Reviews. 

Member of NC State chapter of Engineers Without Border with children in Sierra Leone

May 2, 2018

Students return to Sierra Leone to finish what they started

For more than 30 years, the Dele Village Learning Center in Lower Allentown has provided an education for hundreds of children in the growing community outside Sierra Leone’s capital. And for years, the school has struggled to provide affordable clean water for its students and staff. 

Wolf Hands

May 2, 2018

Outstanding seniors recognized at annual event

The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University presented outstanding senior awards in four categories to exceptional students during a ceremony on April 24.