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Paying Homage to the Past

   March 28, 2022

A team of students from the William States Lee College of Engineering are participating in a trolley restoration project. A non-profit organization called Belmont Trolley is working to restore three 100+ year-old trolleys to working condition. Two of them operated in Europe, and one of them operated here in Charlotte in the early 20th century. It ran...

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Dean Emeritus Bob Johnson Honored In EPIC Atrium Naming

   March 22, 2022

In recognition and honor of dean emeritus Bob Johnson, the atrium in EPIC has been named the Robert E. Johnson Atrium.  A special naming ceremony took place Thursday, March 17, 2022 as part of the University's 75th Anniversary year-long celebration. Learn more...

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Engineering Charlotte's - and North Carolina's - Future

   March 14, 2022

UNC Charlotte has announced plans to grow the William States Lee College of Engineering by building a focus on computational engineering. Through the “...

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First Senior Design Expo in 2 Years is a Success!

   February 10, 2022

At the end of every fall and spring term, seniors at the William States Lee College of Engineering attend an expo to present their senior design projects. Senior design projects are spread across two semesters; students spend the first semester learning about a problem and planning for how to solve it with their design and the second semester building, testing, and delivering their solution....

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Seminar - Smart Helmet: Sensor Integrated Personalized Defense System, Dr. Paul Cherukuri, Monday, December 6th at 11:00 a.m.,EPIC G256

   December 2, 2021

The William States Lee College of Engineering Presents Dr. Paul Cherukuri, presenting a seminar on smart helmet sensor integrated personalized defense system on Monday, December 6th at 11:00 a.m. in EPIC G256. 

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Developing (and messing about with) Robotic Autonomous Surface Vessels

   October 14, 2021

As the quote says, “there is nothing–absolutely nothing–half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats”. This holds true for Michael Brancato, whose research finds him splashing around the campus lakes getting to mess with his boats. Because Brancato is a Mechanical Engineering master’s student, he finds his boats even more interesting than most, as he is designing and...

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Former Student/Faculty Member Dr. Miatudila Recognized as Outstanding National Alumnus

   October 8, 2021

For Dr. Alain Miatudila, an alumnus and former faculty member of the W.S. Lee College of Engineering, the support, mentoring and encouragement provided by professors, colleagues and friends has made all the difference in his life. Coming to America from the Democratic Republic of the Congo speaking no English, Dr. Miatudila studied, worked and persevered to become an associate dean of...

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Charlotte-based Team Earns Spot in Final Stage of Waves to Water Prize Competition

   October 1, 2021

Successfully completing wave tank testing during the spring and summer, the WATER BROS team that includes UNC Charlotte faculty, alumni and students, has moved to the final stage of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waves to Water competition. The team will now begin using an additional $100,000 in funding to fabricate and test its prototype for converting seawater to potable drinking...

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New 2021-2022 Engineering Faculty Members

   September 15, 2021

 

The William States Lee College of Engineering welcomes five new faculty members to the fall 2021 semester.

 

 

Ms. Michelle Demers
Lecturer, Engineering Technology and...

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Dr. Jun Xu Named to 40-Under-40 List

   September 7, 2021

The Charlotte Business Journal has named Dr. Jun Xu, an assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Department, as one of its...

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