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PENC Recognizes CEE Faculty and Grad

June 29, 2015

At its 2015 Summer Conference, the Professional Engineers of North Carolina recognized several 49er Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty members and one alumnus for their achievements and contributions to the profession and the society.

Ryan Lindsey, a 2012 Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate, was recognized as the Young Engineer of the Year for 2015.

John Daniels, CEE professor and department chairs, was honored with the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award.

Martin Kane, CEE professor, was named an at-large director for 2015-16.

Metrology Center and Coordinate Metrology Society Win NIST Grant

June 23, 2015

Weatherford, TX – June 23, 2015 – The Coordinate Metrology Society and UNC Charlotte today announced they have won an Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia (AMTech) Grant from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department.

New Photovoltaic Technology Research Lab Opens

June 16, 2015

With the purpose of teaching the science and engineering of solar energy and partnering with industry to research methods for producing more-efficient and lower-cost solar cells, the Lee College of Engineering has opened the new Photovoltaic Technology Research Laboratory.

Located in the Energy Production and Infrastructure Building, the new photovoltaic lab is under the direction of Dr. Aba Ebong, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

2015 National Student Steel Bridge Results

June 1, 2015

After placing second at the regional American Society of Civil Engineering competition this past spring, the UNC Charlotte steel bridge team went on to the national competition in Kansas City, Missouri, in May. Forty Niner team captain Neal H. Salas Zamudio provides this report about the competition:

β€œIt is with much excitement and honor that I would like to share our victory and success at the 2015 National Student Steel Bridge Competition held at the University of Missouri at Kansas City in Kansas City, Missouri this past weekend.

Senior Design Expo Spring 2015

May 1, 2015

The William States Lee College of Engineering held its Spring Senior Design Expo on April 30, 2015. Forty-five teams presented their completed two-semester projects, and 30 teams presented their first-semester design-concept posters. A photo gallery of the winners and the Expo is here.

The three completed projects judged to be the best were:

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