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Innovative UNC Charlotte Program Brings Adaptive Learning to Engineering Education

   March 1, 2021

In a step of true engineering education innovation, UNC Charlotte has integrated game-changing Adaptive Learning methodology into an upper-level engineering course, resulting in dramatic improvements in student retention, and more importantly, learning comprehension.

Mechanical Engineering faculty members in UNC Charlotte’s W.S. Lee College of Engineering are the first in the United...

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Engineers Week 2021

   February 21, 2021

Sponsored by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), Engineers Week 2021 is February 21–27. The week will kick off for The William States Lee College of Engineering with a proclamation from Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyle’s office, declaring the week to be “National Engineers Week” in Charlotte and...

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NCMEP Grant Supports Small Business Senior Design Projects

   February 12, 2021

With support from a grant from the North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP), UNC Charlotte is extending its very successful Senior Design program to smaller North Carolina companies, allowing them the chance to do specialized research projects and providing students with the learning experience of working with smaller companies.

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MSEM Student Brings Capstone Project’s Efficiency, Savings to His Job

   February 9, 2021

As an engineering professional, David Scherpf wanted to gain more project management skills in order to advance his career to the next level. He found UNC Charlotte’s Master of Science in Engineering Management (MSEM) program to be a perfect solution. Through the distance education program, he could continue to work full time, tailor instruction to his interest areas, and complete a real-world...

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Dean Rob Keynton" Puzzle Solver

   January 28, 2021

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Dr. Mullany Named Associate Dean for Engineering Research

   January 20, 2021

The William States Lee College of Engineering has announced that Dr. Brigid Mullany will be the College’s new Associate Dean for Research. Currently a professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, Dr. Mullany will begin her new role for the College on February 1st, 2021.

Dr. Mullany is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in...

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U.S. DOE Awards EPIC $3.6 Million Energy Grant

   January 15, 2021

U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) has awarded UNC Charlotte's Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) a $3.6 million grant to improve the resilience and reliability of the regional electrical grid. Dr. Badrul Chowdhury...

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4th QUARTER RESEARCH AWARDS TOTAL $4.35 MILLION

   January 5, 2021

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 31  grants totaling almost $4.35 million in the fourth quarter of 2020. A listing of new grants is here.

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First Responders Tour EPIC

   December 16, 2020

Sometimes unique research brings with it unique hazards. Which is why it is important to have strong partnerships with local emergency responders. Tuesday morning, representatives from Charlotte Fire Department, UNC Charlotte Police and Public Safety, and UNC Charlotte Facilities Management toured the Albert and Freeman Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).

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Senior Design Projects on Display at Virtual Fall Expo

   December 14, 2020

Senior will be presenting their innovative and creative design solutions to engineering challenges at the fall 2020 Senior Design Expo, which will be held virtually on Dec. 17th. One of the teams participating will be the FPGA Secure Design Flow team, which has developed a new encryption method for programmers...

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