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NSF Awards UNC Charlotte $999,591 Grant for Engineering Scholarships

   November 14, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $999,591 grant to UNC Charlotte to support high-achieving, low-income engineering students as part of the NSF’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program. The UNC Charlotte program, called Engineering Academic Pathways, includes scholarship funds and programming to promote success among low-income students....

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Ph.D. Student Wins Top Poster Honors

   November 12, 2018

Congratulations to Milad Doostan, Ph.D. student under Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, who won first place at the Duke University Energy Week Research Poster Presentation. This is the second year in a row a UNC Charlotte student has won first place. The event was held Nov. 7, 2018  and gave students, faculty and professionals the opportunity to showcase their research ideas in...

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ASME Honors Dr. Scott Smith with Manufacturing Award

ASME Honors Dr. Scott Smith with Manufacturing Award
   November 7, 2018

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has awarded Dr. Scott Smith, professor and chair of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte, the William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award for his contributions to the field of...

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Tracy Ross Involved in Three Senior Design Projects at Once

   November 6, 2018

The Lee College of Engineering’s Senior Design programs provides students with experience doing real-world engineering projects, and senior Tracy Ross is getting a ton of experience this semester as he works as a team member on one project and is the industry mentor for two other projects.

Now close to finishing up his Mechanical Engineering Technology degree, Ross also works fulltime...

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New Faculty 2018-2019

   November 5, 2018

The Power of People

The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is proud to announce the addition of our new faculty members for 2018-19. As educators and researchers, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and training from some of the best academic institutions and companies in the world.

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49er Rocket Team Crowdfunding

   November 2, 2018

The 49er Rocketry Club, comprised of engineering students, is raising money to enter and attend the 2018 NASA Student Launch Competition. This is a rigorous and fiercely competitive challenge to design, build and fly a high powered rocket to complete a mission designed by NASA. In total, seven teams from UNC Charlotte have competed in this prestigious challenge, beating teams from MIT,...

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FSAE Team Crowdfunding

FSAE Team Crowdfunding
   October 31, 2018

The UNC Charlotte Formula SAE team ...

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Dr. Conrad Elected IEEE-USA President

Dr. Conrad Elected IEEE-USA President
   October 30, 2018

The members of IEEE-USA, an organizational unit of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, have elected Dr. Jim Conrad of The William States Lee College of Engineering to serves as their president for 2020. Dr. Conrad, a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, will serve as president elect in 2019.

IEEE is the world's largest...

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BigDEAL Energy Forecasting Competition Gathers International Interest

BigDEAL Energy Forecasting Competition Gathers International Interest
   October 22, 2018

As part of their coursework, students in Energy Analytics have been competing very successfully in international energy forecasting competitions. This fall the course instructor decided the Lee College of Engineering would host a competition of its own, and 142 data scientists from 26 countries have formed 81 teams for the first ever UNC Charlotte BigDEAL Forecasting Competition 2018.

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Ashton Watson Leading the Engineering for $2-billion Airport Project

   October 18, 2018

At the recent Airport Engineering Onsite Seminar, Lee College of Engineering alumnus Ashton Watson was a speaker/panelist for a technical sessions and led a tour of Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s ongoing $2-billion capital project. Below is a story about Watson and his role as airport’s lead engineer on the project.

 

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