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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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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.

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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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