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National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Sep 26, 2023

Unraveling the stars: Grace Kiel’s journey to the Grand Challenges of Engineering

In the heart of North Carolina, amid the lush green campus of North Carolina State University, there’s a young and ambitious undergraduate junior named Grace… 

Benny Freeman dressed in a shirt and tie standing in front of a brick building. A light brown text box is superimposed over bottom of image stating "Congratulations Benny Freeman" with the National Academy of Engineering logo on the left side.

Mar 1, 2023

CBE alumnus and former faculty member elected to National Academy of Engineering

CBE graduate and former CBE faculty member Professor Benny D. Freeman (B.S. ‘83) has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

Feb 21, 2023

Two alumni elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jim Goodnight and Greg Washington are recognized for their outstanding contributions to engineering. The NC State alumni will be inducted into the prestigious organization Oct. 1. 

John Palmour, second from right, speaks during a panel discussion at the James B. Hunt Jr. Library on NC State's Centennial Campus in October 2022.

Nov 18, 2022

College mourns loss of John Palmour

The College of Engineering notes with great sadness the death of John Palmour, an alumnus of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and founder of local companies Cree, Inc. and Wolfspeed. Palmour died on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. He was 62. 

Perry (fifth from left) with the E101 class in Prague.

Jun 21, 2022

MSE undergrad selected as Grand Challenges Scholar

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering is excited to announce Perry Berlin as a Grand Challenges Scholar! Perry is a second-year undergraduate in MSE and joins an elite association of high-achieving engineering students across the nation who are working together to face the Grand Challenges of Engineering in the 21st century. 

NC State gateway at sunset.

Mar 14, 2022

COE alumnus, former faculty member named as National Academy of Engineering members

Two new members of the most recent class of National Academy of Engineering members have ties to the College of Engineering at North Carolina State University. Election to NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. 

Jun 22, 2012

NC State engineer to attend 2012 NAE Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

A North Carolina State University engineering professor will be one of about 100 top engineers attending the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 2012 US Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (US FOE) in September. 

Oct 13, 2011

Grand Challenge Scholars Program helps NC State students engineer solutions

Kyle Cutler has always been interested in medical technology’s potential to improve human life. Making medical treatment more effective, he believes, will be an important challenge facing the engineers of tomorrow. 

Mar 5, 2010

Duke and NC State universities announce launch of national K-12 engineering program

A new program designed to stimulate interest in science and technology in students from kindergarten to 12th grade was announced by the engineering deans at Duke University and North Carolina State University Friday during the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) Grand Challenges Summit in Raleigh.