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Driving Solutions for Critical Energy Challenges

Chowdhury Uses $4 Million DOE Award for Microgrid Research
   November 22, 2022
Badrul Chowdhury, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with joint appointment in Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, was awarded a $4 million research grant entitled "Resilient Community Microgrids with Dynamic Reconfiguration to Serve Critical Loads in the Aftermath of Severe Events" from the Department of Energy (DoE).

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NSF Funds Graduate Student Research

75% of NSF Graduate Research Fellows on Campus are Engineers
   November 21, 2022
Three engineering graduate students are researching impactful projects by leveraging the highly competitive and prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship award from the National Science Foundation.

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Niner Engineer Leads Efforts for Veteran Engagement

   November 10, 2022
Angel Rodriguez, Marine Veteran and M.S. in Fire Protection and Safety Management student, is leading efforts that support campus experiences for student veterans. Having been in the Marines, Rodriguez closely understands and appreciates the student veteran perspective and works hard to support our university's "Marine Friendly" status.

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UNC Charlotte, City of Charlotte, Duke Energy Win Prestigious Diveristy, Equity & Inclusion in Cleantech Award

   November 10, 2022
UNC Charlotte, the city of Charlotte and Duke Energy have been named the recipient of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Cleantech award by the Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster.

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Speeding Up the Impact of Data

Dr. Ahmed Arafa Wins NSF CAREER Award
   November 9, 2022
Dr. Ahmed Arafa, Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Women in STEM: Inspiring, Leading and Mentoring

   November 8, 2022
Learn about two STEM experts in particular who are actively encouraging talented women and girls to explore and enter STEM fields. They know that diverse voices and perspectives lead to better research and business outcomes.

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Powering Rail Transportation of the Future

Engineering researchers partner with community to implement new wireless technology
   October 20, 2022
William States Lee College of Engineering's recently introduced innovation, a wireless power transfer designed for rail transportation, was demonstrated in its first public application at the Belmont Trolley’s “Changing the Way We Roll” event on October 12.

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Kennedy, Mazzola Named to CBJ's Power 100 List

   October 19, 2022
Niner Engineer alumnus and EPIC director have been named to the Charlotte Business Journal's Inaugural Power 100 List.

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Investigating Tiny Microorganisms For Large Scale Implications

   September 13, 2022
Increasingly, people wonder how to make their surroundings - like a home - healthier. Now, with empirical evidence and engineering technology, researchers like Jacelyn Rice-Boayue are investigating this on a broader scale

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National Spotlight on William States Lee College of Engineering

W.S. Lee College to be Featured in Award-Winning Documentary Series, Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid
   August 25, 2022
William States Lee College of Engineering will be featured nationally on a public television documentary, Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid, a series whose mission is “changing our lives for the better.” The episode spotlighting the College will explore why UNC Charlotte is a top choice for an engineering education.

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