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Spring/Summer 2018

NC State Engineering Magazine, Online Cover, Spring/Summer 2018

May 2, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine

The Spring/Summer 2018 NC State Engineering magazine shares some exciting milestones. 

May 2, 2018

From the Dean

Welcome to the spring 2018 NC State Engineering magazine. As you read through this issue, I want you to think back on your days at NC State and how exciting it was to be a part of this University and the College of Engineering. 

May 2, 2018

College of Engineering moves up in U.S. News rankings

The College has moved up to 24th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of graduate engineering programs. In addition, the College’s online graduate program in computer science moved up two spots to No. 4 on the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the top online graduate-level information technology programs. 

NC State bell tower in the spring

May 2, 2018

Questions for Suzanne S. Gordon

This spring, Suzanne S. Gordon will become the first woman to serve as president of the NC State Engineering Foundation Board of Directors. She holds bachelor’s degrees in computer science and mathematics and a master’s degree in statistics, all from NC State. She retired from SAS Institute in 2012 as chief information officer. 

This prototype demonstrates the potential of the new technique for printing flexible, stretchable circuits.

May 2, 2018

Metal printing offers low-cost way to make flexible, stretchable electronics

Researchers in the College have developed a new technique for directly printing metal circuits, creating flexible, stretchable electronics. The technique can use multiple metals and substrates and is compatible with existing manufacturing systems that employ direct printing technologies. 

May 2, 2018

Tech increases microfluidic research data output 100-fold

Researchers have developed a technique that allows users to collect 100 times more spectrographic information per day from microfluidic devices, as compared to the previous industry standard. 

transdermal patch

May 2, 2018

Cancer immunotherapy uses melanin against melanoma

Work in biomedical engineering has led to a melanin-enhanced cancer immunotherapy technique, applied via a transdermal patch, that can also serve as a vaccine, based on early experiments done in a mouse model. 

Dr. Christine Mann Darden speaks to first-year students during the 2017 NC State College of Engineering Welcome.

May 2, 2018

Pioneering NASA engineer welcomes incoming engineering students to campus

Dr. Christine Mann Darden had several bits of sage wisdom to share with first-year students during the 2017 NC State College of Engineering Welcome. 

Screen caption from Health Quest game

May 2, 2018

Gaming to inspire future generations of health scientists

If the United States wants to remain a leader in health sciences, it needs to interest young people from diverse backgrounds in the field. With that in mind, a team of researchers, supported by a $1.3 million grant from National Institutes of Health, is developing an online adventure game designed to inspire future generations to pursue health-related careers.