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Tag: mechanical and aerospace engineering

Dr. Srinath Ekkad

Nov 30, 2021

Srinath Ekkad awarded the 2022 AIAA Air Breathing Propulsion Award

Established in 1975, the Air Breathing Propulsion Award is presented to an individual for sustained, meritorious accomplishment in the arts, sciences, and technology of air breathing propulsion systems. 

Adarsh Arun and Noah Gassner pitching their venture idea, Wake, at Wolf Den. Wake is a vibrating wristband that only wakes up the one wearing it.

Nov 22, 2021

Engineering students among winners at 2021 Wolf Den

Five student teams battled it out in front of the wolves in this Shark Tank-inspired pitch competition. Meet the winners and learn about their ventures. 

Closeup image of composite metal (silver with black dots).

Nov 3, 2021

Composite metal foam on its way to influencing market

Afsaneh Rabiei’s composite metal foam can be used in numerous industries, and it has the potential to save lives. 

Oct 28, 2021

Zorowski established a legacy of service to the college

Reynolds Professor Emeritus in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at NC State, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021. 

NC State Bell Tower in the fall

Sep 29, 2021

College announces winners of 2021 Graduate Programs Awards

Three graduate students were recognized for their achievements in leadership, teaching and research. 

A young Son Nguyen (left) and today (right)

Sep 13, 2021

Overcoming oceans for opportunity: Alumnus looks back on family’s journey

Son Nguyen, ME ‘92, was one of more than 125,000 boat refugees who fled Vietnam through the South China Sea in 1975. 

Photo shows four different structures: a rectangle made up of many small cubes, which can turn into two different complex structures, one of which can turn into a large structure with cubes joined at the corners, with gaps between them.

Sep 10, 2021

Inspired by metamorphosis, researchers create materials for shape-shifting architecture

The researchers envision applications ranging from construction to robotics. 

Sep 7, 2021

Research team awarded grant to explore eco-manufacturing of soft electronics

The NSF grant supports the team's research on soft electronics and eco-manufacturing processes to address an epidemic of electronic waste. 

Aug 19, 2021

Envisioning Research winners capture the beauty in their work

Research shows us the beauty of our world – and helps us understand it. 

various shapes of metamaterial building blocks lie in front of a much larger structure made from similar blocks

Aug 9, 2021

Researchers design three-dimensional kirigami building blocks to make dynamic metamaterials

Because the design approach is modular, these structures are easy to both assemble and disassemble.