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April 28, 2017

As part of a new U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) project, the Lee College of Engineering will be participating in a multi-institution team to create intelligent vehicle networks that reduce the fuel used by trucks and other heavy vehicles by up to 20 percent.

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April 25, 2017

Lee College of Engineering alumni, faculty, friends and students enjoyed a night at the ballpark as they watched the Charlotte Knights play the Pawtucket Red Sox on April 20th. The third annual 49er Engineers at the Ballpark event included networking, mingling, raffles, and food such as ballpark staples hot dogs and wings. A photo gallery of the event is here:

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April 18, 2017

TiMOTION’s North American subsidiary recently announced its partnership with UNC Charlotte to fund future engineers in their academic studies. The scholarship funding will benefit full-time students of high academic standing who are enrolled in engineering programs.

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April 14, 2017
SME has recognized Dr. John Ziegert of the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department with the 2017 SME Frederick W. Taylor Research Medal for his significant contributions to manufacturing science.
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April 12, 2017

Dr. Matt Davies of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science is among the 2017 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

This annual honor recognizes one professor at each of North Carolina’s public institutions. Each of the recipients receives a commemorative bronze medallion and a $12,500 cash prize. Awards will be presented by a Board of Governors member during each campus’ spring graduation ceremony.