Frey Receives Award for Excellence in Air Pollution Control
NC State's H. Christopher Frey received the 2019 Frank A. Chambers Excellence in Air Pollution Control Award from the Air & Waste Management Association. The Glenn E. and Phyllis J. Futrell Distinguished University Professor and a 25-year faculty member in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, Frey is an internationally recognized expert in air quality whose research addresses the continuum between energy use, emissions and exposure to air pollution, as well as tools and techniques for developing policy-relevant insights.
Charging up Electric Vehicles
Dr. Iqbal Husain, ABB Distinguished Professor, is one of several College of Engineering faculty members who are engaged in research that may ensure wider adoption of electric vehicles in the future. The subjects of their work range from the materials within lithium ion batteries, which are used to power electric vehicles, to the development of a smaller, faster charger.
Engineering Alum — and Volunteer for NC State — Designs Hardware for Future Human Space Travel
AJ Rackl graduated in 2016 from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with strong technical skills. But he says it’s the soft skills he learned — how to lead a project, work in a group and network with people — that have helped him the most in his role at Blue Origin in Kent, Washington. Rackl continues to network with and support NC State alumni and current students as the Engineering Foundation's regional presentative in the greater Seattle area and as a member of the foundation’s Young Alumni Advisory Board.
Student Spotlight: Kaitlin Perkins
Kaitlin Perkins packed her time at NC State with extraordinary experiences. A Caldwell Fellow and Pack Promise scholar, the May graduate in biological and agricultural engineering landed sought-after internships with Johnson and Johnson Vision Care and Campbell’s Soup Company, introduced former First Lady Michelle Obama to the campus community at a 2016 event, and was a leader with the National Society of Black Engineers and Alternative Spring Break programs.
Engineering’s Crown Jewel
Work continues on Centennial Campus' next iconic structure. Fitts-Woolard Hall will open its doors in summer 2020, putting some of the College of Engineering's most impactful research on display and standing as an impressive complement to Hunt Library.
Homegrown Talent Helping Fitts-Woolard Hall Rise
Along with more than 300 alumni donors helping to fund construction, Fitts-Woolard Hall is benefiting from the expertise of several NC State engineering alumni working on the project.
College of Engineering Honors Outstanding Seniors
The college recognized groups of nominees in the categories of Humanities, Citizenship and Service, Leadership and Scholarly Achievement. Receiving the top 2019 Outstanding Senior Awards were Caroline Moody, Kaitlin Perkins Pranav Kemburu and Madison Maloney – all scholarship recipients.
Fitts-Woolard Hall: One Year Later
Since it opened in 2013, the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library has stood out on NC State’s Centennial Campus for its modern look, sustainability and integration of technology. Soon, it will be joined by another iconic structure.
Four Students Win Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
All four of NC State's nominees have been selected to receive the nation's preeminent scholarship in science, math and engineering. The group of four undergraduate students, which includes two Park Scholars and a Goodnight Scholar, share a passion for innovative research.
NC State Honors Outstanding Faculty
NC State recognized more than 30 faculty members for their outstanding contributions to the university community in teaching, research and engagement during the 2019 Celebration of Faculty Excellence on May 1. Among those honored were Donald Bitzer, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Computer Science, and Youngsoo "Richard" Kim, Jimmy D. Clark Distinguished University Professor in Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, who received the Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, NC State’s highest award recognizing faculty achievement.