Engineering on the Front Lines
The College of Engineering adjusts to a changing landscape.
“Don’t be afraid to show up:” Meet the Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker
With a chance to send a lasting message to graduates who are about to take on the world by force, what may be viewed as a daunting task by some is seen by Fall 2019 Student Commencement Speaker Abigail ‘Abby’ Carbone as a dream come true and an opportunity to empower fellow women in STEM.
Carbon electronics cluster opens new facility at NC State
NC State inaugurated a new carbon electronics laboratory on Nov. 18, formally launching a state-of-the-art facility that is bringing together scientists and engineers across the university to do cutting-edge work in this emerging field. The 6,000-square-foot facility for the Organic and Carbon Electronics Labs (ORaCEL), housed in the Partners III building on Centennial Campus, is equipped…
Brantley, Easter and Hooks receive DEA awards
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University bestowed the Distinguished Engineering Alumnus (DEA) award on John C. Brantley III, Steffanie B. Easter and Jacob T. “Jake” Hooks.
A refrigeration revolution — advanced on Centennial Campus
An innovative partnership with NC State helped startup Phononic disrupt the refrigeration industry.
College places in top 35 on US News undergraduate rankings
The College of Engineering at North Carolina State University continues to hold its position amongst the best colleges of engineering in the country.
Dickey named Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Dr. Elizabeth Dickey has been named Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) at North Carolina State University. Dickey has been a member of the NC State faculty since 2011.
Augustyn selected for Department of Energy’s Early Career Research Program
Dr. Veronica Augustyn, assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been selected to receive funding as part of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Early Career Research Program. Her research focuses on the electrochemistry of materials for the development of clean-energy technologies.
Technique uses magnets, light to control and reconfigure soft robots
A new technique uses light and magnetic fields to remotely control the movement of soft robots, lock them into position for as long as needed, and later reconfigure the robots into new shapes.
Discovery sheds light on synthesis, processing of high-performance solar cells
Halide perovskite solar cells hold promise as the next generation of solar cell technologies, but while researchers have developed techniques for improving their material characteristics, nobody understood why these techniques worked. New research sheds light on the science behind these engineering solutions.