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Dean Johnson Announces Retirement Plans

Dean Johnson Announces Retirement Plans
   September 10, 2019

Dear Students, Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Friends of the Lee College of Engineering,

This summer, I spent time giving thought to the future needs of The William States Lee College of Engineering. With our re-accreditation process starting again soon, I decided it would be best to have new leadership in place before that review. Therefore, I have decided to step down as Dean at the end...

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Senior Design Kickoff

Senior Design Kickoff
   August 30, 2019

Fall 2019 Senior Design projects started Wednesday, August 28th, with students, industry supporters and mentors meeting for the first time. For the fall cohort, there are a total of 377 students working on 44 industry-supported, 14 departmental and 7 competition-team projects. Photos of the kickoff are here....

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Fall 2019 Begins Photos

Fall 2019 Begins Photos
   August 23, 2019

The William States Lee College of Engineering began the fall 2019 semester this week, with new students attending Donuts with the Dean and Commencement on Monday, and everyone beginning classes on Tuesday and Wednesday. Photos of the week are here.

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New Millennium Fellows Program

New Millennium Fellows Program
   August 22, 2019

Mechanical Engineering major Janessa Schwallie is helping lead the new campus Millennium Fellowship program, working with 20 undergraduates from across the UNC Charlotte to implement the program’s LIFE Skills Initiative with area high school students. 

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Gifts In Memoriam

   August 2, 2019

In memory of UNC Charlotte family members who have passed away in recent years, three gifts have been made to scholarship and program funds in The William States Lee College of Engineering.

 

Jeff Morgan, BSME, ‘06,...

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The Engineering Behind Monster Trucks

   July 31, 2019

In a video interview, the Lee College of Engineering's Dr. Peter Tkacik breaks down the engineering behind the Hot Wheels Monster Trucks.

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With Haas F1 Team and in UNC Charlotte Classroom Dr. Jenckes Brings Valuable Expertise

   July 18, 2019

The wealth of auto racing knowledge in the Charlotte region is a valuable asset to the Lee College of Engineering’s Motorsports Engineering program, providing students with the opportunity to learn from top industry experts. One such expert is Dr. Charles Jenckes, who has been an adjunct professor at UNC Charlotte since 2014, and is teaching a unique...

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Lee College of Engineering’s Long Relationship with Fleet Readiness Center East

   July 15, 2019

Providing full life-cycle support for Navy and Marine Corps aircraft, systems and weapons, the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has a huge demand for civilian and military engineers at multiple locations. To meet this demand, Fleet Readiness Center East at Marine Corps Air Station at Cherry Point, North Carolina, has had a long relationship with UNC Charlotte. Since the 1980s, FRC East has...

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2nd Quarter Research Grants

2nd Quarter Research Grants
   July 2, 2019

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 27 grants totaling more than $3 million in the second quarter of 2019. A listing of the grants is here.

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Civil Engineering Students Win National ASCE Innovation Contest

   July 1, 2019

The Civil and Environmental Engineering student team from UNC Charlotte won the 2019 American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) National Student Innovation Contest, held June 26-27 near Washington D.C.

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