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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
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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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Donating Protective Equipment

   March 30, 2020

With campus laboratories closed for the semester, Lee College of Engineering Facility and Laboratory Safety Engineer Eric Huhn decided to try and make the best use of surplus personal protective equipment (PPE). He put out a call asking faculty and staff from across campus for protective gloves and masks, and ended up with a trunk load of supplies for donation to the UNC Charlotte Student...

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49er Activities for Engineers Week 2020

   February 17, 2020

Engineers Week 2020 is underway, and students from The William States Lee College of Engineering are busy with a number of activities, bringing their enthusiasm and excitement for engineering and other STEM disciplines to children and adults in the Charlotte area.

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951,...

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