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The William States Lee College of Engineering is a community of students, faculty and industry partners. We study, design, research and build together. From the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, college of engineering students participate in experiential, hands-on projects; learning to visualize, design, create, build and apply. In 2015, the Lee College of Engineering is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first graduates.

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Electrical Engineering Ph.D. Student Wins NSF Fellowship
Kathryn Smith, who completed her bachelor of science in electrical engineering in 2013 and is now enrolled in the electrical engineering doctoral program, is one of three UNC Charlotte students to win National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for 2015. Smith is the university’s first electrical engineering NSF Graduate Research Fellow. Her advisor is Dr. Ryan Adams, associate chair, undergraduate coordinator and associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.
50th Anniversary at the Ballpark
Alumni, faculty, friends and family kicked off a year of celebration in honor of The William States Lee College of Engineering 50th anniversary by attending a Charlotte Knights game on April 10. The 49er engineers had a great time eating, drinking visiting and watching an exciting game. A photo gallery of the night is here.
Tour of Fontaine Modification
Two dozen College of Engineering students and staff had a chance to look under the hood on April 9th at the Fontaine Modification-sponsored Dinner and Learn at their north Charlotte facility. Over a dozen Fontaine engineers, including four alumni, gave small group tours to the attendees. Fontaine customizes large trucks for a variety of clients such Freightliner and Volvo.
Tau Alpha Pi Delivers 1,275 Items to Food Pantry
On Friday, March 27, 2015, Tau Alpha Pi, the National Honor Society for Engineering Technology, delivered approximately 1,275 non-perishable food items to the UNC Charlotte Food Pantry. The pantry is located on campus in the Colvard Building, Room 3135. Each week the pantry serves 30 – 50 students in need. Tau Alpha Pi wanted to assist in serving the needs of fellow students.
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