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SERVING VETERANS TODAY AND EVERY DAY

   November 11, 2020

By: Paul Nowell

As the U.S. military develops the sophisticated weapon systems of the future, UNC Charlotte engineering students, including veteran Jason Solomon, are on the forefront of cutting-edge research in the field.

In January 2019, Solomon, then an undergraduate, was chosen to lead the Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Senior Design Project in ...

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New Grant Promotes Veteran Students STEM Research

   October 23, 2020

In continuation of the military veterans program in the Lee College of Engineering at UNC Charlotte and in a new collaboration with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded a three-year $750,000 grant to fund an undergraduate veteran students research exchange program between the two universities. The new Shaping Experiential Research for...

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EPIC Named for Alumni Craig and Darla Albert

   October 13, 2020

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Oct. 13, 2020 - UNC Charlotte has named the EPIC building the Albert & Freeman Energy Production and Infrastructure Center to recognize and honor alumni Craig and Darla Freeman Albert. The naming took place during a virtual ceremony on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

“We are proud to celebrate and recognize alumni Craig and Darla Albert for their unwavering...

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In-person Instruction Begins for Fall 2020

In-person Instruction Begins for Fall 2020
   October 7, 2020

With the first full week of in-person instruction underway at UNC Charlotte, there is a bit more life on campus and in the classrooms and laboratories. In-person classes are being held for specific areas of instruction, including engineering, with many of the classes being a hybrid mix of in-person and virtual instruction....

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NEW ENGINEERING FACULTY 2020-2021

   October 5, 2020

The William States Lee College of Engineering welcomes 12 new faculty members to the fall 2020 semester. With experience and education from some of the finest companies and institutions in the world, these educators bring expertise to our classrooms and laboratories in engineering fields including manufacturing, fire safety, motorsports, robotics, smart infrastructure, mobile sensor networks...

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3rd Quarter Research Awards Total $3.5 Million

   October 2, 2020

Researchers in The William States Lee College of Engineering won 35  grants totaling almost $3.5 million in the third quarter of 2020. A listing of new grants is here.

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Albert Scholars 2020

   September 18, 2020

The 2020 winners of the Albert Engineering Leadership Scholars Program for the Lee College of Engineering are Aiden Lamar of Durham, NC, Summer Prentice of Jacksonville, NC, and Abigail Rose of Greensboro, NC. Housed in the UNC Charlotte Honors College, the Albert Scholars Program is a merit-based scholarship program designed...

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Dr. Sireli Named ASEM Fellow and Secretary

   September 16, 2020

The American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) has named Dr. Yesim Sireli, associate professor of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management in the Lee College of Engineering, as a fellow of the Society and Secretary for 2020-2021.

ASEM Fellowship is the highest honor given to a member. Inductees are chosen according to their...

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UNC CHARLOTTE’S CAMPUS-BASED EARLY DETECTION RESEARCH SYSTEM AIMS TO PREVENT COVID-19 SPREAD

   September 1, 2020

The global pandemic caused by coronavirus, which is affecting humanity on a scale not seen in more than 100 years, is disrupting the traditional start of the academic year at colleges and universities worldwide. While the situation challenges higher education administrators on a number of fronts, researchers are able to view the crisis through a scientific lens.

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Dr. Jenckes’s Aerodynamics Expertise Helps Speed Demon Team to World Record

   August 31, 2020

As the aerodynamicist for the Speed Demon 715 Streamliner team, Dr. Charles Jenckes’s job was to make the 400-mile-per-hour-plus vehicle stable without increasing its drag. The UNC Charlotte assistant professor succeeded in his task, and in the summer of 2020 the Speed Demon 715 car reached 481 miles per hour and set the record for the world’s fastest piston-powered wheel-driven ground vehicle...

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