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The Memorial Belltower

May 20, 2024

Oralkan, Augustyn Receive Alcoa Research Awards

Omer Oralkan, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Veronica Augustyn, associate professor and Jake and Jennifer Hooks Distinguished Scholar in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, have been honored for their research work by the College of Engineering with Alcoa Foundation Awards. 

A group photo of many of the 2024 Pullen Society inductees, and Mr. and Ms. Wuf. Photo by Marc Hall.

May 13, 2024

Pullen Society Welcomes New Members at 2024 Induction Event

The annual ceremony, the 30th since NC State’s legacy society was created, took place in Reynolds Coliseum and included a surprise ending that left guests smiling. 

A silicon computer chip

Apr 29, 2024

CHIPS Funding Fuels Two New Initiatives Backed by NC State

Fred Kish, the MC Dean Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, is the co-director of a brand-new regional innovation hub for wide bandgap semiconductors, which offer higher voltage and temperature capacity than traditional silicon chips. The hub, “Commercial Leap Ahead for Wide Bandgap Semiconductors” — or CLAWS, for short — is one of two initiatives funded through the CHIPS and Science Act that NC State will play a key role in. 

Clouds behind the Memorial Belltower

Apr 29, 2024

Four Faculty Members Win Outstanding Research Award, Induction to Research Leadership Academy

Four NC State faculty members, including several distinguished professors, won the university’s top award for research and mentorship in 2024, highlighting their exceptional contributions to their respective fields. The Outstanding Research Award recognizes faculty who lead in their areas of expertise; empower the success of their fellow NC State faculty; and advance an intellectual, multidisciplinary research community. 

Seven members of NC State's faculty and staff

Apr 29, 2024

Faculty and Staff Receive Awards From NC State Global

Louis Martin-Vega Dean, Professors of Chemical Engineering Laura Bottomley and Richard Spontak were recently recognized as part of NC State Global’s 2024 Honors and Awards Luncheon. Bottomley was named Outstanding Global Engagement Award Senior Faculty Recipient, and Spontak was named Jackson Rigney International Service Award Recipient. 

Rohan Shirwaiker

Apr 22, 2024

Shirwaiker Wins 2024 IISE Fellow Award

The College of Engineering’s James T. Ryan Professor Rohan Shirwaiker has been honored by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) with its 2024 IISE Fellow Award. This award recognizes Shirwaiker’s outstanding contributions to technical innovation and service within the IISE community. 

Poole College of Management 2024 Day of Giving infographic

Apr 15, 2024

#PoolePack Community Comes Together for 2024 Day of Giving

Poole College of Management raised the most gifts across the university and won several giving and social media challenges on NC State’s Day of Giving. 

Wolf Plaza during fall. Photo by Marc Hall

Apr 15, 2024

Roger Narayan Elected to Fellow in The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society

Roger Narayan, distinguished professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently selected as a 2024 Fellow for The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society during its 153rd annual meeting in Orlando, Florida. 

A cultural exchange program brought together North Carolina coaches and South African coaches in March for workshops focused on leadership development, diversity and inclusion and program implementation. Photo by Sammantha Dellaria

Apr 15, 2024

Exchange Program Promotes Positive Youth Development Through Sports

Empowering New Voices through Education and Sport Training, or ENVEST, is a cultural exchange program that aims to improve the capacity of coaches to implement youth soccer programs that increase leadership skill development and promote respect for differences and inclusion among participants. Jason Bocarro, the Owens-Shelton Distinguished Professor of Leadership with a Global Perspective at NC State, is a co-director of the program. 

The Memorial Belltower and flowers

Apr 15, 2024

Paul W. Mulvey Honored With 2024 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching

Paul W. Mulvey, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor in the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Poole College of Management, has been named the 2024 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching. The honor is the university system’s most prestigious teaching award, recognizing and encouraging faculty’s extraordinary teaching contributions.