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An NC State wolf die cut image with the text "NC State Day of Giving 03.23.22" over a photo of a circuit board.

Mar 16, 2022

Day of Giving supports COE student programs, research and more

The College of Engineering will be rallying together alumni, faculty, staff members and friends for NC State University’s fourth annual Day of Giving on March 23. The College’s nine academic departments will be competing to receive the most gifts on Day of Giving to win an additional share of $15,000 in prize money from Dean Louis… 

Silhouette of woman at table working on a mobile computer.

Jan 28, 2022

NC State and DELTA lead group of four universities in adaptive learning project

NC State Associate Professor Katherine Saul, Ph.D. shares her experience fully integrating Adaptive Learning (AL) and RealizeIt into her Engineering Dynamics course. This type of course design resulted in students completing five times more problems which fostered deeper understanding of concepts and individualized assistance. 

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.