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Civil Engineering Alumna Named "30 Under 30"

   September 18, 2017
Six UNC Charlotte alumni including 2012 Civil Engineering graduate Melissa Oliver are among Charlotte Agenda’s 2017 class of “30 Under 30.” These individuals are “young people who are leaving their marks on the city like never before,” according to the website.

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Senior Design Kickoff

Senior Design Kickoff
   September 6, 2017

The fall 2017 Senior Design projects are now underway with a record 326 students working on 61 projects, 45 of which are sponsored by industry. Photos from the kickoff breakfast are here.

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Class of 2021 Begins its Journey

   August 22, 2017

Students from the class of 2021 started off their college careers with an exciting day on Aug. 21st, first with convocation in the morning and then the total eclipse in the afternoon. Photos of Lee College of Engineering students are here:

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NSF Research Award Announcement

   August 18, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to ECE Professor Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie for the project “Hierarchical Framework with Distributed Resource Allocation for Mobile Fog Computing.”

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Exchanging Knowledge with Navajo Technical University

   August 17, 2017

To learn more about manufacturing and metrology, and then be able to take that knowledge back to their area of the country to share, two students from Navajo Technical University’s Crownpoint, New Mexico, campus spent the summer at UNC Charlotte’s Center for Precision Metrology.

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UNC Charlotte Sets Research Award Record in FY2017

   August 10, 2017

In fiscal year 2017, UNC Charlotte recorded its highest ever total of sponsored research awards in the amount of $50,917,579, according to the Office of Research and Economic Development report of sponsored awards for July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017 .

Faculty from The William States Lee College of Engineering Faculty led the way with 144 awards totaling $15,051,885. Congratulations to...

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ECE Researchers Win $600,000 NSF Grant

   August 9, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $600,000 grant to UNC Charlotte Electrical and Computer Engineering Department researchers for the project “Intelligent Energy Efficient Spectrum Access for Wireless IoT.” The principal investigator for the project will be Dr. Jiang (Linda) Xie. The co-principal investigators will be Dr. Tao Han and Dr. Thomas Weldon. The project summary...

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Video about Charlotte Banks Organ Donation Initiative

   July 26, 2017

Charlotte Banks - a regional research initiative led by Dr. Gloria Elliott of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte focused on making more organs available for transplant, is the topic on this video edition of “Inside UNC Charlotte”. Joining Elliott in the studio, is Jedd Lewis, President of the Organ Preservation Alliance and Jerome Menendez, Executive Director...

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49er Engineers Recognized at Air Force Design Challenge

   July 5, 2017

Participating in the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s 2017 University Design Challenge, a team of UNC Charlotte engineering students received honorable mention for its ‘navigation intent and size/form factor’ work. The purposed of the competition was to help the Air Force solve a critical problem for the nation’s military and Special Operations community.

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UNC Charlotte Researchers Opening New Field of Optics with Freeforms

   July 3, 2017

UNC Charlotte researchers have worked in the field of freeform optics for more than 10 years. In that time, numerous advances have been made that are now creating a whole new world of optical applications and fundamentally changing the way optical devices are designed. Undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from the Lee College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and...

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