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Nov 11, 2020

Fall/Winter 2020 NC State Engineering Magazine

Welcome to the fall 2020 issue of NC State Engineering magazine. 

Dr. Louis Martin-Vega, dean of the College of Engineering

Nov 11, 2020

From the Dean

Welcome to the fall 2020 issue of NC State Engineering magazine. 

(Photo: Pack Pix, NC State University)

Nov 11, 2020

Alumna named to Fortune 40 under 40

Rashida Hodge, an alumna of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) and executive at IBM, was recently named to Fortune magazine’s 40 Under 40 Technology list. 

Nov 11, 2020

Questions for Dr. James Lester

Dr. James Lester is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science and director of NC State’s Center for Educational Informatics (CEI). This year’s pandemic has increased demand for the kind of educational technology tools that are CEI’s specialty. 

Black Lives Matter

Nov 11, 2020

College of Engineering enhances its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Over the summer, the University assembled an interdisciplinary team to evaluate NC State’s policies, examine every opportunity to strengthen them against racism and discriminatory behavior, and modify them, where allowed by law, to bolster its commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. 

researchers in lab

Nov 11, 2020

In our labs

Loud booms sometimes heard on the ground floor of Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus signal successful experiments in the Ballistic Loading and Structural Testing (BLAST) Laboratory. 

man on phone

Nov 11, 2020

Who’s calling

Automated or semi-automated phone calls, also known as robocalls, are a major security concern for phone users in the United States. While most robocalls are an annoyance, some of these calls are specifically designed to target the vulnerable segments of our society. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Nov 11, 2020

New home

The College of Engineering took beneficial occupancy of Fitts-Woolard Hall on July 24, 2020. Coming in at approximately 225,000 gross square feet, NC State’s newest engineering building provides the crucial next step in uniting the College on Centennial Campus. 

campus gateway at sunrise

Nov 11, 2020

Rapid Response

On a Thursday morning in late May, the machine shop in Engineering Building III on NC State’s Centennial Campus is quiet for the first time in a long time.