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Jack Bolton poses for a photo wearing a dark blue sweatshirt. The ruins of Stonehenge are in the background.

Aug 24, 2023

An already creative problem-solver, first-year Jack Bolton is excited for more

Bolton, who is an incoming first-year student and Park Scholar from Davidson, North Carolina, wants to apply his problem-solving mindset in engineering, but also in entrepreneurship. 

Emily Fang in front of a black and violet blurred background.

Mar 27, 2023

Touch is the key to Fang’s success

Have you ever used a virtual keyboard that didn’t vibrate or show you a key has been pressed? Or a flat keyboard that made no noise? Was it unsettling, at first, to not hear the clicks and clacks or feel the keys move under your fingers? These tactile experiences are essential to the user’s experience with the virtual world. It is also what sparked the fascination of ISE senior Emily Fang to study ergonomics. 

Ken Stevens, center, with Caldwell Fellows Luke Caplice and Adam McIntosh.

Dec 7, 2022

Working hard to give back

Growing up in Durham, NC, Kenneth A. Stevens, industrial engineering ‘72, developed a strong work ethic from an early age. 

Catherine Chirichillo

May 16, 2022

Collaborating through college

Catherine Chirichillo realized by the end of her first year at NC State that her time in the College of Engineering (COE) would work out just fine. 

Logo of Abilihand team (a light blue circle with a white handprint in the center; white text above and below hand within the circle).

Mar 29, 2022

EEP team represents NC State at the 2022 ACC InVenture Prize Entrepreneurship Competition

Meet the team representing NC State and competing against 14 other ACC schools at this Shark Tank-style competition being held at Florida State University on April 2, 2022. 

Latex-gloved hand with syringe and testing device.

Oct 28, 2021

Slowing down transmission

As viruses evolve and spread, delivering healthcare in a wide variety of settings within and far from traditional hospitals becomes more essential to ensure patients receive the care they need. To address this, a team of students across three different engineering disciplines debuted a novel H1N1 biosensor at the SensUs 2021 competition and won second… 

Chip Martin

Oct 21, 2021

Ideas put into action: Industrial engineering student makes most out of Rural Works! internship program

Chip Martin interned as a process improvement engineer with Global Skyware, a developer and producer specializing in communication gear including satellite ground terminals and wireless broadband in Smithfield, North Carolina. 

Ralph and Ree Edwards

Oct 24, 2019

Global growth

Alumnus and donor Ralph Edwards has a passion for the impact of study abroad 

Dome of United States Capitol

Apr 26, 2019

Washington DC internship program introduces students to politics

Many engineering students never consider a future career in politics or public policy, even though their expertise can often be critical. A new seven-week Washington D.C. internship program piloted by Dean Louis Martin-Vega and John English, engineering dean at the University of Arkansas, aims to change that.