NC State ISE students join forces with hosiery mill to create face masks
Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar Katie Lawson partnered with Eric Swanson to apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during the pandemic.
Army enlists ISE to strengthen training
Through the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, NC State industrial engineering students worked with the US Army to improve its training methods.
Vaccine Q&A: Herd immunity and prioritizing access to vaccines
We also talk about why some people are unable to receive a vaccine.
NC State researchers take on COVID-19
While COVID-19, the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2, has brought much of the world to a standstill, it hasn’t stopped research at NC State. Faculty and the staff at the university have pivoted from their customary research to study COVID-19, using their expertise in battling the pandemic. Their research has covered a large scope, from how the…
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.
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.
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.
Study finds dedicated clinics can reduce impact of a flu pandemic
A new study concludes that opening clinics dedicated specifically to treating influenza can limit the number of people infected and help to “flatten the curve,” or reduce the peak prevalence rate.
Engineering faculty members receive awards and honors.
Fitts-Woolard Hall effort is powered by alumni giving
Meet two engineering alumni who have made support of the Fitts-Woolard Hall project a priority and learn why they decided to give.