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Photo Gallery - 49er Engineers Take Over Discovery Place

49er Engineers Take Over Discovery Place
   February 26, 2019

More than 80 students representing 10 organizations from The William States Lee College of Engineering took over Discovery Place science museum on February 23rd to teach visiting children and their parents about engineering and other STEM disciplines.

As part of Engineers Week 2019, the Lee College of Engineering students designed and built hands-on activities for the almost...

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Excellence in Teaching Awards

   February 18, 2019

The Lee College of Engineering has awarded its top honors for teaching, the Undergraduate and Graduate Excellence in Teaching Awards for 2018. The winner of the undergraduate teaching award is Ms. Courtney Green of the Engineering Technology and Construction Management Department. The winner of the graduate teaching award is Dr. Andrew Willis of the Electrical and Computer Engineering...

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New Exhibits Celebrate Alan Kulwicki’s Career

   February 1, 2019

Celebrating the induction of Alan Kulwicki into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, UNC Charlotte has established new exhibits of memorabilia from the late racecar driver/engineer’s career. The Alan D. Kulwicki Donor Advised Fund contributed to materials to the university. The exhibits are on the third floor of Duke Centennial Hall and the main hallway of the Motorsports Research Building.

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Alan Kulwicki's Impact on Motorsports Engineering

   January 31, 2019

The legacy of Alan Kulwicki, who will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame this weekend, continues to inspire motorsports engineers. This article explores the relationship between the Lee College of Engineering’s Motorsports Engineering program, alumni, students and supporters, and the memory and lasting impact of...

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Science and Art of Freeform Optics

   January 11, 2019

With no axis of symmetry, freeform shapes being manufactured at the Lee College of Engineering are revolutionizing how optics direct light. And they look really cool. A photo gallery is here. 

 

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2019 Staff Recognition

   January 10, 2019

The Lee College of Engineering recognized its employees of the years and the service of its staff members on January 9th. The SHRA employee of the year was Eric Rhodes, and the EHRA employee of the year was Bill Arden, both of the Mosaic computing group. Civil Engineering lab manager Ted Brown was recognized for his 32 years of service, the most of any staff member.

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New Virtual Tour of Lee College of Engineering

   December 20, 2018

Virtual Tour

Explore the Lee College of Engineering’s six academic buildings and one residence hall in this new virtual tour that includes 360 degree photos, video clips, text descriptions and links to other information about our programs. You can navigate...

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Fall 2018 Commencement

   December 17, 2018

A photo gallery of the December 15th Lee College of Engineering commencement and reception is here.

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Dr. Patty Tolley Retires

   December 14, 2018

The Lee College Engineering has bid farewell to a legend. Dr. Patty Tolley was honored by the college for her 23 years of years of service on December 5th. Dr. Tolley is the Associate Dean for the College of Engineering, a faculty member in the ETGR program and an alumnus. Dr. Tolley has successfully started and grown several key programs in...

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Dec. 2018 Senior Design Expo

   December 13, 2018

The William States Lee College of Engineering held its fall-semester Senior Design Expo on Dec. 7th, 2018. Teams who started in spring 2018 presented their completed two-semester projects, while teams who started in fall 2018 presented their first-semester design-concept posters. In total there were 445 students working on 78 projects, which were supported by 45 different industry...

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