college of engineering

Mar 23, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

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.

Mar 16, 2017  |  Awards and Honors

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.

Mar 9, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Mar 2, 2017

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.

Feb 23, 2017  |  Alumni

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.

Feb 22, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Feb 10, 2017

Engineering Honors

The august body elects two College of Engineering faculty members for their groundbreaking work and contributions to society.

Feb 9, 2017  |  Faculty and Staff

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.

Jan 26, 2017  |  Students

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.

Jan 23, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

Fresh Material

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.