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CAMMSE Research Update

   June 19, 2020

Now in its fourth year, the UNC Charlotte-led Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) has completed 27 transportation-related research projects and has another 33 currently underway, including research into the optimization of autonomous vehicles, analysis of cycling behavior based of crowdsourced data, and optimization and improvement of current public transit...

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Geology-Mechanical Engineering Pairing Leads to Significant Findings

   June 1, 2020

Since 2012, the somewhat unusual research pairing of a geologist and mechanical engineer at UNC Charlotte has led to some important scientific results, and has recently earned recognition of their work with a top award for interdisciplinary research and publication.

Dr. Martha Cary (Missy) Eppes, professor of Earth Sciences in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, is a field...

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During 20 Years in “Best Dean Job in America” Bob Johnson Built, Created, Led

   May 26, 2020

The opportunity to make a difference and the potential to create important academic and research programs are what first attracted Bob Johnson to UNC Charlotte. He made the most of the possibilities, helping The William States Lee of College of Engineering reach record levels of enrollment and research, add new programs, and construct new buildings. Now, after more than two...

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Prepping to Race - From Home

   May 22, 2020
Paul Nowell
 

Before he graduated from UNC Charlotte with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Eric Duncan ’20 was working for Germain Racing...

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Senior Design Expo Winners

   May 11, 2020

Lee College of Engineering student teams had to work remotely for the final six weeks of their Senior Design projects, which added a new challenge to the two-semester projects. The traditional Senior Design Expo in the UNC Charlotte Student Activity Center could not be held, so all teams had to present their projects virtually for judging.

The...

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Dr. Robert Keynton Named Dean-Elect of Lee College of Engineering

   May 6, 2020

UNC Charlotte Provost Joan Lorden has announced that Dr. Robert Keynton is the new dean-elect of The William States Lee College of Engineering. Dr. Keynton will succeed Dr. Bob Johnson, who is stepping down in June after more than 20 years as dean.

Dr. Keynton comes to UNC Charlotte from the University of Louisville, where he is Interim Executive Vice President for Research &...

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'Virtual' Senior Design Expo

   April 28, 2020

The Senior Design Expo schedule for May 1, 2020, has been moved to a "Virtual Expo" format due to the COVID-19 situation.

The Virtual Expo will have narrated posters for our Semester 1 students and Project videos for our Second Semester students. Due to the "Stay at Home" orders, the second semester students lost access to our Senior Design labs and in many cases were not able to fully...

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Maxheim Faculty Fellowship

   April 24, 2020

The Lee College of Engineering has awarded the 2020 John H. Maxheim Faculty Fellowship to Dr. Linquan Bai of the Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department.

The Maxheim Fellowship recognizes and promotes the career development of tenure-track junior faculty in the Lee College of Engineering, assisting them with their development and growth as educators and scholars. The...

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Two Mechanical Engineering Students Win NSF Fellowships

Two Mechanical Engineering Students Win NSF Fellowships
   April 13, 2020

The National Science Foundation has awarded Graduate Research Fellowships to Lee College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering students Patrick Bounds and Marc Duemmler.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines. Since the program began in 1952, more...

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2020 First Quarter Research Awards

   April 1, 2020

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 20 grants totaling more than $2 million in the first quarter of 2020. A listing of the new grants is here.

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