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Tag: Spring/Summer 2017

Artist rendering of Fitts-Woolard Hall

Apr 16, 2018

“It’s more than a building”

Alumni share why they donated toward the new Fitts-Woolard Hall. 

Cover image of the Spring/Summer NC State Engineering Magazine

Apr 6, 2017

Read the Spring/Summer 2017 NC State Engineering magazine

The Spring/Summer 2017 NC State Engineering magazine revolves around the launch of Think and Do the Extraordinary, The Campaign for NC State. This issue covers our campaign priorities such as our next marquee building — Engineering Building Oval — and supporting the mission and vision of our strategic plan — support for world-class infrastructure, professorships, fellowships and scholarships. 

Foundation Staff, 2017

Apr 6, 2017

NC State Engineering Foundation board and staff

View the NC State Engineering Foundation board members and staff. 

Graduate student Amanda Walter inside BTEC. Photo by Marc Hall

Apr 6, 2017

BTEC will play prominent role in new manufacturing center

The Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center (BTEC) is part of a new initiative aimed at advancing U.S. leadership in the biopharmaceutical sector. 

Apr 6, 2017

Ways to give to the NC State Engineering Foundation

Would you like to help the College continue to provide world-class engineering education and relevant, cutting-edge research? Here are some giving options. 

Dr. Andrew DiMeo, third from left, and Andy Taylor, fourth from left, during a Catalysts for Innovation grant announcement.

Apr 6, 2017

NC State startup works to enhance the medical field as well as the community

Dr. Andrew DiMeo, an associate professor of the practice in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), and Dr. Jason Long, a cardio-thoracic surgeon at UNC, started with a spin off idea. 

Mohammad Pour-Ghaz with Reza Rathetnia in lab

Apr 6, 2017

New technology uses electricity to track water, ID potential problems in concrete

Slow drips can lead to large headaches. That’s why researchers from NC State and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures — allowing engineers to identify potential issues before they become big problems. 

Apr 6, 2017

Neuroscientists and an engineer take a closer look at the brain

In a partnership melding neuroscience and electrical engineering, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State have developed a new technology that will allow neuroscientists to capture images of the brain almost 10 times larger than previously possible — helping them to better understand the behavior of neurons in the brain. 

From left, Leodis Jennings, Pamela Townsend and Jason Rhode

Apr 6, 2017

College names 2016 Distinguished Engineering Alumni

The College awarded its Distinguished Engineering Alumnus award to three deserving graduates at a ceremony on Oct. 26, 2016. 

insect cyborgs or biobots

Apr 6, 2017

Technology would use drones and insect biobots to map disaster areas

Insect cyborgs, or biobots, may one day team with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVS) to map disaster areas using technology being developed at NC State.