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mechanical and aerospace engineering

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. 

Jul 30, 2021

Chancellor’s Innovation Fund catalyzes six promising projects

This year’s Chancellor's Innovation Fund projects could reshape medicine, immunotherapies, consumer packaging, stealth jets and solar-energy cells. 

Jul 27, 2021

Researchers demonstrate technique for recycling nanowires in electronics

The work is a step toward more sustainable electronics. 

Jul 19, 2021

Meet the newest startups heading to the Andrews Launch Accelerator

Four of the five selected startups have ties to the College of Engineering. 

Memorial Belltower

Jul 12, 2021

Four with ties to College appointed to Board of Trustees

Student Body President McKenzy Heavlin, who is majoring in electrical engineering, was also appointed to a one-year term. 

Jul 9, 2021

Engineering Miller Fellow restoring work-life balance with Home Office Solutions

Billy Dickinson, MAE '21, was awarded a Miller Fellowship to support his start-up Home Office Solutions, which aims to provide better work-from-home spaces. 

Jul 7, 2021

Plant patch enables continuous monitoring for crop diseases

Researchers have developed a patch plants can “wear” to monitor continuously for plant diseases or other stresses. 

Jun 4, 2021

NC State Entrepreneurship selects five new alumni for the 2021 Miller Fellowship

Billy Dickinson, a mechanical engineering alumnus, was named to the new cohort of Miller Fellows, a program that supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their entrepreneurial ventures full-time after graduation. 

A B-2 Spirit (stealth) bomber is silhouetted against the clouds.

May 19, 2021

How a tougher skin could change the shape of stealth aircraft

A new material promises to make stealth aircraft even stealthier.