Mechanical Engineering student Nathan Lambert is one of three military veterans who will begin earning a master’s degree at UNC Charlotte next semester aided by substantial awards provided by the University’s Graduate School. The funding, called an assistantship, will cover tuition and health insurance, plus a $12,000 annual stipend. The total value of the assistantship is roughly $36,000. The award requires students to aid professors in their departments with research and teaching.
Lee College of Engineering Students Take Top Places at Energy Forecasting Competition
May 14, 2015
Doctoral students from several UNC Charlotte programs took top honors at an energy forecasting competition this spring.
At the NPower Forecasting Challenge, more than 40 teams competed throughout a one-month, three-round challenge. Team BigDEAL from UNC Charlotte secured third in the competition. The team was made up of INES Ph.D. students Bidong Liu, Jingrui Xie and Lili Zhang, and Electrical Engineering Ph.D. student Xiaoqian Lyu. Dr. Tao Hong of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management supervised the team.
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:
As members of a team consisting of one other college student and an active duty Army representative, four UNC Charlotte Lee College of Engineering students won a 3D printing design competition sponsored by the U.S. Army Research Office.