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UNC Charlotte Precision Engineers Win 2019 ASPE Student Challenge

   November 11, 2019

For the second year in a row, a team mechanical engineering graduate students from the Lee College of Engineering’s precision engineering program has won the Student Challenge competition at the American Society of Precision Engineering’s annual conference.

The 2019 ASPE conference was held Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 in Pittsburg, PA. The UNC Charlotte team members were Kumar Arumugam,...

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VOLT Student Energy Organization Formed

   November 4, 2019

Seeing the need for a multi-disciplinary organization focused on energy and power, and able to enhance its members’ skill sets and provide access to industry networks, a group of students in the Lee College of Engineering has formed a new group they call VOLT. 

Only a couple months old now, VOLT has already grown in membership and held a number of energy events. Its stated mission is...

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Tau Beta Pi Scholarship

Tau Beta Pi Scholarship
   October 28, 2019

Mechanical Engineering senior Marc Duemmler has won a Tau Beta Pi Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The $2,000 scholarship was awarded on the basis of academic achievement, extracurricular activities, and the promise of substantial contributions to the engineering profession.

Tau Beta Pi is the world's largest engineering honor...

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Testing at the EPIC Deck

Testing at the EPIC Deck
   October 18, 2019

The UCOL 1000 class of engineering and engineering technology students tested their egg drop designs off of the EPIC parking deck on Oct. 17th. The 49er Rocketry team also came by to test parachutes for their 2020 rocket, and give the freshmen an overview of the UNC Charlotte rocketry program. A photo gallery is here....

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Seniors Present Work at Cable Symposium

   October 10, 2019

Their Senior Design Team is sponsored by the International Wire and Cable Symposium (IWCS), and on Oct. 1 the Lee College of Engineering Fiber Optic Strain Gauge...

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New Engineering Faculty 2019-2020

   October 4, 2019

The William States Lee College of Engineering welcomes 18 new faculty members to the fall 2019 semester. With experience and education from some of the finest companies and institutions in the world, these educators bring expertise to our classrooms and laboratories in engineering fields including energy, biomedical, electro-mechanical systems, fire safety, motorsports, construction and more...

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3rd Quarter Research Grants

3rd Quarter Research Grants
   October 1, 2019

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 45 grants totaling almost $6 million in the third quarter of 2019. A listing of the new grants is here.

 

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Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming Weekend
   September 30, 2019

The Lee College of Engineering started Homecoming weekend with the annual college picnic on Friday, followed by Bob's Bash alumni tailgate party on Saturday. Photos are here.

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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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