Engineering Jumps in Graduate Rankings
The NC State College of Engineering jumped to No. 25 overall and No. 13 among public engineering schools in graduate engineering programs, up two spots from last year's rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
Engineering Ranks High in Diverse Grads
NC State was recognized in a recent issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education with two national rankings for degrees awarded to African-American graduate and undergraduate students.
MythBusters Finalist Inspired to Work With Kids
NC State alum Tamara Robertson won’t be the next MythBusters host, but she can still help youngsters break into the exciting world of science and technology.
Ligler Named to Inventors Hall of Fame
Professor Frances Ligler of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is one of 15 inductees in the 2017 class of the National Inventors Hall of Fame.
Alum Robertson Finalist for ‘MythBusters’ Host
Alumna Tamara Robertson is one of 10 finalists to be a host on the Discovery Channel's new version of "MythBusters." The 2009 graduate with a degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering was one of 10,000 applicants to appear on the reality show "MythBusters: The Search," which concludes with winners being announced Saturday in the search finale.
Hero of Three Mile Island Dies
Harold Denton, the cool-headed federal regulator who took charge of Three Mile Island after the nation’s worst nuclear accident, was a 1958 graduate of NC State’s nuclear engineering program.
The august body elects two College of Engineering faculty members for their groundbreaking work and contributions to society.
2 Elected to National Academy of Engineering
Two NC State faculty members are elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering for groundbreaking work in nuclear engineering and materials science and engineering.
Cooper Wins Churchill Scholarship
Senior Christopher Cooper, a chemical engineering and economics major at NC State, will spend the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Cambridge, earning a master's degree on a prestigious Churchill Scholarship.
In the past eighteen months, no fewer than six startups have sprung from groundbreaking discoveries in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Those six companies join more than a dozen other big names founded on the department’s research.