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Dr. Tony Schmitz Wins Bank of America Teaching Award

   September 10, 2018

Lee College of Engineering’s Tony Schmitz invests significant time in his students with a goal to “train decision makers.” For his efforts, he was named the 2018 recipient of the Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, one of UNC Charlotte’s...

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SWE Ambassador Jessica Rogers

SWE Ambassador Jessica Rogers
   August 27, 2018

Mechanical Engineering alumna Jessica Rogers is featured by SWE’s ‘All Together’ website for her work serving as an ambassador for the Society of Women Engineers across the globe. SWE article.

 

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2018 Convocation

2018 Convocation
   August 22, 2018

New engineering students kicked off the 2018-19 academic year with Donuts with the Dean, before heading to Convocation. A photo gallery is here.

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Experiencing Metrology in Germany

Experiencing Metrology in Germany
   August 16, 2018

Exploring the field of metrology from a German perspective, a group of Lee College of Engineering students visited a number of German industrial and metrology sites on nine-day trip this summer, and also learned about the culture of the country and earned three hours of course credit.

The group was made up of eight undergraduate and seven graduate students, 10 of them male and five...

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2018 CAMMSE Research Symposium

2018 CAMMSE Research Symposium
   August 13, 2018

The Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) held its first research symposium August 6-7 in Charlotte, bringing together student and faculty researchers from throughout the country to share results and findings of recent and ongoing transportation research.

With UNC Charlotte as the lead, CAMMSE is a multi-...

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Nicholas Dove Wins Kulwicki Motorsports Scholarship

Nicholas Dove Wins Kulwicki Motorsports Scholarship
   August 7, 2018

Nicholas Dove of Elizabethtown has won the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s 2018 Alan Kulwicki Memorial Scholarship for Motorsports Engineering. The son of Tena H. Dove and William Dove, Nicholas will be starting his studies in UNC Charlotte’s William States Lee College of Engineering in August.

The four-year Kulwicki Scholarship, established in 1994, is one of the highest...

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University’s 24th Doctoral Program is Ph.D. in Civil Engineering

University’s 24th Doctoral Program is Ph.D. in Civil Engineering
   August 2, 2018

UNC Charlotte has received approval from the UNC System to offer the PhD in Civil Engineering.  We are awaiting approval from SACSCOC to begin enrolling students. This is the university’s 24th doctoral program. The new degree will provide doctoral-level education for students seeking civil engineering careers in practice, research and teaching/academia....

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Dr. Scott Smith Honored with Lifetime Service Award

Dr. Scott Smith Honored with Lifetime Service Award
   August 1, 2018

Dr. Scott Smith, chair of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte, was honored with the Lifetime Service Award by the North American Manufacturing Research Institution of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (NAMRI/SME), at the 46th annual North American Manufacturing Research Conference (NAMRC) held in College Station, Texas.

NAMRC is an...

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49er Engineers Take Part in UK Railway Challenge

   July 31, 2018

Building and operating a 1/8-scale hydrogen-powered locomotive named the ‘Hydrogen Hero’, a team of engineering students from UNC Charlotte and the University of Birmingham, England, were the top student team and third-place team overall at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers Railway Challenge held in Leicestershire, England, in July.

Recent Mechanical Engineering graduates Noah...

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Lawanson Named Young Clean Energy Innovator

Lawanson Named Young Clean Energy Innovator
   July 24, 2018

Congratulations to Tumininu (Tumi) Lawanson, for being named a Young Clean Energy Innovator of the Year by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) at its Intersolar North American ceremony on July 11, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Originally from Nigeria, Lawanson is seeking to improve electricity access and reliability in her home country. She worked for several years...

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