mechanical and aerospace engineering

May 12, 2021  |  Students

Virtual spring 2021 departmental graduation ceremonies

Departments within the College of Engineering are putting on virtual ceremonies this spring for the class of 2021.

Apr 26, 2021  |  Students

Four students honored with Outstanding Senior Awards

Four seniors in the College of Engineering received 2021 Outstanding Senior Awards for their exceptional contributions to NC State and beyond in Citizenship and Service, Humanities, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement.

Apr 26, 2021  |  Awards and Honors

Outstanding Teacher Awards given to Cole, Saveliev and Starly

Three College of Engineering faculty members — Jacqueline Cole, Alexei Saveliev and Binil Starly — have been named recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Award for 2020-21.

Apr 21, 2021  |  Students

Winging his way to success

Andrew Mistele, an aerospace engineering student — and now Goldwater Scholar — is conducting research that could lead to improvements in fields such as energy efficiency and drone design.

Mar 18, 2021  |  Research

Study finds plants would grow well in solar cell greenhouses

An interdisciplinary team of NC State researchers found that greenhouses made of see-through solar panels good for growing plants and making electricity.

Mar 4, 2021  |  Research

Mantis shrimp inspires new breed of light sensors

Small enough to fit on a smartphone, but capable of hyperspectral and polarimetric imaging.

Feb 10, 2021  |  Alumni

From Nash County to NASA

NC State engineering alumnus and NASA engineer Chad Brown is helping North Carolina teachers inspire current students through the NC Space Education Ambassadors program.

Feb 5, 2021  |  Alumni

Emanating leadership

Gregory Washington traces his pioneering path in academia to NC State, where he earned three degrees in mechanical engineering and worked to advance racial equity.

Jan 26, 2021  |  Rankings

NC State ranks sixth for online master’s engineering programs

According to the US News & World Report 2021 list of Best Online Programs, NC State’s Engineering Online ranked sixth nationally.

Dec 23, 2020  |  Awards and Honors

Jiang named Dean F. Duncan Distinguished Professor

Xiaoning Jiang has been named a Dean F. Duncan Distinguished Professor by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. Jiang joined the department in November 2009 and is also an adjunct professor of biomedical engineering, researching micro/nano-engineering of smart materials and structures.