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Civil Engineering Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony

   November 23, 2020

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Department held a Hooding Ceremony Sunday, November 22nd, to confer the honor of Ph.D. in Civil Engineering to four of its doctoral students.  

The ceremony was held in the Hauser Alumni Pavilion on the UNC Charlotte campus. The four students and their faculty mentors were:

  • Student Corey Rice and...

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Engineering Freshmen Designing Mobility Cart for Handicapped Puppy

   November 20, 2020

To start developing their engineering skills and at the same do some good, students from The William States Lee College of Engineering’s Freshman Learning Community (FLC) are volunteering their time to design and build a mobility cart for a handicapped puppy.

There are no practical devices to help handicapped dogs through their first year of life when they are growing...

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Engineering Professors' Expertise Helping with COVID-19 Safety in Operating Rooms

   November 18, 2020

Because of their expertise in flow measurement, researchers from The William States Lee College of Engineering are working with doctors from the Wake Forest School of Medicine to help determine the extent to which the COVID-19 virus is spread during certain surgical procedures. The researchers have developed a system to generate particles similar in size to the Corona virus,...

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NSF Grant Supports Patent Capstone Ph.D. Projects

   November 16, 2020

The National Science foundation has awarded a $500,000 Innovations in Graduate Education grant to UNC Charlotte that will support doctoral students in STEM disciplines, as they develop their capstone thesis projects for patenting instead of for journal publications as has been the norm.

“The National Science Foundation is looking for fundamentally new ideas to change the paradigm of...

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SERVING VETERANS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

   November 11, 2020

By: Paul Nowell

As the U.S. military develops the sophisticated weapon systems of the future, UNC Charlotte engineering students, including veteran Jason Solomon, are on the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field.

In January 2019, Solomon, then an undergraduate, was chosen to lead the Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Senior Design Project in ...

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New Grant Promotes Veteran Students STEM Research

   October 23, 2020

In continuation of the military veterans program in the Lee College of Engineering at UNC Charlotte and in a new collaboration with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a three-year $750,000 grant to fund an undergraduate veteran students research exchange program between the two universities. The new Shaping Experiential Research for...

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EPIC Named for Alumni Craig and Darla Albert

   October 13, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Oct. 13, 2020 - UNC Charlotte has named the EPIC building the Albert & Freeman Energy Production and Infrastructure Center to recognize and honor alumni Craig and Darla Freeman Albert. The naming took place during a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

“We are proud to celebrate and recognize alumni Craig and Darla Albert for their unwavering...

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In-person Instruction Begins for Fall 2020

In-person Instruction Begins for Fall 2020
   October 7, 2020

With the first full week of in-person instruction underway at UNC Charlotte, there is a bit more life on campus and in the classrooms and laboratories. In-person classes are being held for specific areas of instruction, including engineering, with many of the classes being a hybrid mix of in-person and virtual instruction....

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NEW ENGINEERING FACULTY 2020-2021

   October 5, 2020

The William States Lee College of Engineering welcomes 12 new faculty members to the fall 2020 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 manufacturing, fire safety, motorsports, robotics, smart infrastructure, mobile sensor networks...

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3rd Quarter Research Awards Total $3.5 Million

   October 2, 2020

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 35  grants totaling almost $3.5 million in the third quarter of 2020. A listing of new grants is here.

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