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Integrating All Aspects of Civil and Environmental Engineering

With the purpose of integrating environmental, geotechnical, structures and transportation engineering, UNC Charlotte Civil and Environmental Engineering senior design projects require students to solve real-world design challenges and integrate their solutions with those of other teams.

The integrated one-semester senior design projects have been the capstone experience for Lee...

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Rob Wessels

Q. What does your company do?

A. Commscope designs and produces telecommunications infrastructure equipment for wireless, CATV and enterprise networks. CommScope is a global company that does business in over 100 countries.

 

Q. What academic degrees do you hold?

A. Bachelors of Chemical Engineering, Georgia Tech, 1982;  M.B.A., Georgia State University, 1989

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Materials Characterization Lab Offers Advanced Analytical Resources

Providing faculty and student researchers with advanced materials analyses resources, UNC Charlotte’s Materials Characterization Lab (MCL) offers sampling services, training, shared instrument usage and expertise at a convenient location and affordable cost.

A staffed analytical research facility, the MCL offers a range of thermal analysis and materials characterization instrumentation...

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College Names New Department Chairs

New ECE Chariman

Dr. Ian Ferguson has been named the new chairman of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department in the Lee College of Engineering. He will begin his new position in August 2009.

Dr. Ferguson has most recently been a faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also brings valuable administrative experience to UNC Charlotte as...

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Excellence in Teaching Awards

The William States Lee College of Engineering presented its 2013 Excellence in Teaching Awards to Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science faculty members Dr. Tony Schmitz for undergraduate teaching, and Dr. Scott Kelly for graduate teaching.

Dr. Schmitz was recognized as an innovator in teaching whose key instructional...

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Rocket Team Soaring to New Heights

 

In its second year, the 49er Rocket team has soared to new heights in a number of ways, even though a final launch engine failure at a recent event led to a crash and burn. That’s rockets, and that’s how you learn from rockets.

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Crowders Establish Scholarship in Honor of Dr. Graham

 

To honor a fellow veteran, student, teacher and 40-year friend, Bill and Pam Crowder have established a scholarship within the Lee College of Engineering in the name of Civil Engineering professor Dr. Johnny Graham.

A Civil Engineering alumnus, Bill Crowder is an owner of Crowder Construction Company. He and wife Pam will donate $100,000 to UNC Charlotte to endow the Johnny...

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Fulbright Fellowship

Dr. Cherukuri will spend a semester conducting research at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. While there, he will collaborate with researcher Chandrasekhar Jog to develop high-accuracy, three-dimensional hybrid finite elements that are used to solve equations governing physical problems, such as those encountered in heat-treatment processes, machining and laser processing. These...

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Dr. Johnny Graham Named to Alumni Hall of Fame

Dr. Johnny Graham, a former student and professor in The William Stats Lee College of Engineer, was inducted into the UNC Charlotte Alumni Hall of Fame on March 17, 2015.

Since its inception in 1985, the Alumni Hall of Fame has honored only 69 of UNC Charlotte’s more than 100,000 graduates. Recipients are those who have demonstrated excellence locally, regionally and nationally, and in...

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Innovation Award Winner

Sun developed the OpenSPARC Awards program to foster innovation on a global level and recognize the most interesting initiatives within open source communities. The winners range from professors and students in academia to developers working in the industry, all of whom demonstrate extraordinary creativity and collaboration leading to some outstanding innovations in the OpenSPARC community....

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