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UNC Charlotte Team Wins ASPE Student Challenge

UNC Charlotte Team Wins ASPE Student Challenge
   December 4, 2018

A team mechanical engineering graduate students from UNC Charlotte’s precision engineering program won the Student Challenge competition at the American Society of Precision Engineering’s 33rd annual conference, held Nov. 4-9 in Las Vegas. In second place was a team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

The UNC Charlotte team members were Alexander Blum, Jacob Cole...

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UNC Charlotte Engineering Students Win Top Spots at Energy Forecasting Competition

   December 3, 2018

Lee College of Engineering students Bhav Sardana and Vinayak Sharma, who are associated with UNC Charlotte's Energy Informatics and Blockchain Technology Laboratory (E-IB Lab), secured the top two spots at this year’s NPower Energy Forecasting Challenge.

RWE NPower, a leading UK-based utility, has been organizing the energy forecasting challenge since 2015. This year’s challenge was to...

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Multinational Team Developing Multi-use Design Toolkit

   November 30, 2018

Their senior design project encompasses a diverse range of topics, and the team itself is strengthened by the many perspectives of its members, since all seven are from different countries. The Engineering Design Toolkit team’s task during the past year has been to develop a user-friendly database that will help all future teams make design decisions quickly and accurately.

“This team...

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New $750,000 Grant will Support Military Veterans’ Graduate Studies

   November 29, 2018

The Office of Naval Research and Development has awarded UNC Charlotte a $750,000 grant to help attract and support military veterans in earning graduate degrees in STEM disciplines, with particular emphasis on advanced degrees in mechanical engineering. The three-year grant is designed to build on the success of a program the Lee College of Engineering ran from 2014 to 2017 supporting...

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NSF Awards UNC Charlotte $999,591 Grant for Engineering Scholarships

   November 14, 2018

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $999,591 grant to UNC Charlotte to support high-achieving, low-income engineering students as part of the NSF’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program. The UNC Charlotte program, called Engineering Academic Pathways, includes scholarship funds and programming to promote success among low-income students....

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Ph.D. Student Wins Top Poster Honors

   November 12, 2018

Congratulations to Milad Doostan, Ph.D. student under Dr. Badrul Chowdhury, who won first place at the Duke University Energy Week Research Poster Presentation. This is the second year in a row a UNC Charlotte student has won first place. The event was held Nov. 7, 2018  and gave students, faculty and professionals the opportunity to showcase their research ideas in...

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ASME Honors Dr. Scott Smith with Manufacturing Award

ASME Honors Dr. Scott Smith with Manufacturing Award
   November 7, 2018

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers has awarded Dr. Scott Smith, professor and chair of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte, the William T. Ennor Manufacturing Technology Award for his contributions to the field of...

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Tracy Ross Involved in Three Senior Design Projects at Once

   November 6, 2018

The Lee College of Engineering’s Senior Design programs provides students with experience doing real-world engineering projects, and senior Tracy Ross is getting a ton of experience this semester as he works as a team member on one project and is the industry mentor for two other projects.

Now close to finishing up his Mechanical Engineering Technology degree, Ross also works fulltime...

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New Faculty 2018-2019

   November 5, 2018

The Power of People

The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is proud to announce the addition of our new faculty members for 2018-19. As educators and researchers, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and training from some of the best academic institutions and companies in the world.

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49er Rocket Team Crowdfunding

   November 2, 2018

The 49er Rocketry Club, comprised of engineering students, is raising money to enter and attend the 2018 NASA Student Launch Competition. This is a rigorous and fiercely competitive challenge to design, build and fly a high powered rocket to complete a mission designed by NASA. In total, seven teams from UNC Charlotte have competed in this prestigious challenge, beating teams from MIT,...

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