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Sofia Verdi

Impacts — from batteries to career choices

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Sofia Verdi, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Jabrail McBride

Gathering real-world data — and experience

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Jabrail McBride, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Alan Cohen, NSF Regional Innovation Engines program director, speaks about the TIP directorate and the flagship program.

CLEANcarolinas inaugural workshop features NSF Innovation Engines Program Director

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Forum sets bar for NSF Regional Innovation Engines community engagement

Sophomore design (CEGR 2154) for civil engineers performed two songs in German and Japanese at their second-ever concert.

Multi-disciplinary concert brings music to unexpected corners of campus

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How a civil engineering student concert showcases a push for internationalized learning at UNC Charlotte

Expert hydrologist joins UNC Charlotte to steer solutions for built and natural environments

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William States Lee College of Engineering welcomes Glenn Moglen, seasoned researcher and respected leader, as chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He began his role at UNC Charlotte fall semester 2023.

Shawn Chen, Qiang Zhu and Mahmoud Dinar

First phase of ‘Engineering North Carolina’s Future’ faculty additions amplify Charlotte’s groundbreaking research efforts

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The “Engineering North Carolina’s Future” initiative, backed by transformative investments by the N.C. General Assembly, has ignited a surge of teaching and research excellence at UNC Charlotte. As part of its plan to use this investment, the W.S. Lee College of Engineering has expanded its capabilities with an initial recruitment of three new faculty members.

Joe Dalton

“It can’t be done” isn’t in the Niner Engineer playbook

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Dr. Sarah Stellwagen, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences within the College of Science, had an issue: the microscopic spiderwebs that she researches are best studied in their native environment – or at least under the right conditions, like temperature and humidity. But it was not easy to get good readings with her […]

UNC Charlotte paves the (run)way for innovations in the aviation sector

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UNC Charlotte’s William States Lee College of Engineering, in conjunction with Charlotte Douglas International Airport, has established a one-of-a-kind partnership, the Charlotte Aviation Innovation and Research Institute, or Charlotte AIR. This new research institute is designed to explore solutions for the aviation sector and airport infrastructure industry through innovation and workforce development.

Engineering Faculty Lead Early Career Research with NSF CAREER Awards

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The William States Lee College of Engineering is leading critical investigations with key research faculty at an increasing rate, as demonstrated by a 25+ percent increase in research funding in the past year ($13,660,952 in 2021-2022 to $17.8M in 2022-2023). Likewise, UNC Charlotte overall is continuing to demonstrate innovation leadership and growth, being ranked fourth in the nation for patents per research dollar.

Scholarship memorializing metrology legend, DMSC co-founder Bailey Squier, created for UNC Charlotte students

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With the passing of Bailey Squier, co-founder of Digital Metrology Standards Consortium (DMSC), its Board of Directors contemplated ways to ensure his accomplishments and legacy are not forgotten. As a symbol of gratitude and admiration for the life and legacy of Mr. Squier, the DMSC Board established the Bailey H. Squier DMSC Metrology Memorial Scholarship.