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Mar 21, 2023

Q&A with Missy Cummings: fighter pilot, professor, AI engineer and LAS collaborator 

Missy Cummings, one of the U.S. Navy’s first female fighter pilots, is now a professor and principal investigator teaching and researching human systems engineering. She studies autonomous vehicles and the… 

Spencer Lee

Feb 7, 2023

Rockets for seeds

Spencer Lee has always had a knack for building things; perhaps this is because of his childhood growing up on a farm and needing to run equipment daily. “My passion for science, aerospace and engineering probably took real roots when I watched a movie called ‘October Sky,’” he recalls. 

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May 20, 2022

An EYE on the future

When Ryan Pecaut, industrial and systems engineering ‘21, approached the Engineer Your Experience (EYE) Program office with a proposal, he expected to be turned away. A professor of his had mentioned EMO Hannover, the largest industrial technology conference in the world, piquing Pecaut’s interest. 

Maria Mayorga, professor of personalized medicine in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at NC State.

May 3, 2022

Research through an equitable lens

By Deborah Strange As an engineer, Maria Mayorga creates mathematical and computer models to study health systems. Mayorga, a professor of personalized medicine in the College of Engineering, has studied barriers to care, like ambulance response times in rural areas and racial inequity in vaccine access, as well as the impact of interventions, like masking in classrooms… 

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Mar 16, 2022

Day of Giving supports COE student programs, research and more

The College of Engineering will be rallying together alumni, faculty, staff members and friends for NC State University’s fourth annual Day of Giving on March 23. The College’s nine academic departments will be competing to receive the most gifts on Day of Giving to win an additional share of $15,000 in prize money from Dean Louis… 

Katie Lawson

Dec 16, 2021

Meet Katie Lawson, an Entrepreneurship Ambassador, scholar and engineer

Katie Lawson came to NC State from Apex, NC and is now graduating with a degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering with a minor in Cognitive Science from the College of Engineering.  

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Dec 15, 2021

Engineering graduates focused on the future

Meet December 2021 engineering graduates who have made the most of every opportunity at NC State and are ready to explore their next chapter. 

Dec 13, 2021

Fall 2021 Engineering Design Day winners announced

For the past two semesters, ISE seniors have had to partner remotely with local companies on their senior design projects. But now, after a year away from campus, they have made a triumphant return. With that return comes some truly stellar projects. 

Jonathan Moore sitting outside with tree and building in the background.

Nov 15, 2021

Goodnight Spotlight: Jonathan Moore

Throughout the month of November the Goodnight Scholars Program will feature some of our Native American scholars and alumni in celebration and recognition of Native American Heritage Month. Active, competitive, and artistic are just three words to describe Goodnight Scholar […]