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Thursday, September 22, 2016

The #NinerNationGives event has started. Show your support of the Lee College of Engineering today.
 

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Dr. Matt Davies Wins Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence

CHARLOTTE - Sept. 10, 2016 - In the classroom, UNC Charlotte Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Matthew Davies strives to provide students with a classroom environment that maximizes learning while promoting self-confidence and ethics in the practice of engineering and research. For his efforts, he was honored with the 2016 Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence – one of the University’s most prestigious accolades.

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Monday, September 19, 2016
Photos from 2016 Engineering Picnic

The magic number was 16 this year, as the Lee College of Engineering held its 16th annual picnic on Sept. 16, 2016. Students, alumni, faculty and staff interacted with professionals from 101 organizations outside the university for networking, career exploration and employment opportunities. Photos of the picnic are here:

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Dr. Johan Enslin, director of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center since 2011, will be leaving UNC Charlotte on October 1st to take a position at Clemson University. Dr. David Young, who has served as associate director of EPIC for several years, has agreed to serve as EPIC’s interim director.

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Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Dr. Davies a Finalist for 2016 Bank of America Teaching Award

Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science Dr. Matthew Davies is one of five finalists for the 2016 Bank of American Award for Teaching Excellence, one of UNC Charlotte’s highest accolades.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Dr. Gergely a Finalists for 2016 Bank of America Teaching Award

Dr. Janos Gergely, associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is one of the finalists for the prestigious Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence, one of UNC Charlottes highest accolades.

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Friday, September 2, 2016
Dean Johnson Joins Levine Scholars for Wilderness Adventure

Joining this year’s incoming group of Levine Scholars on their wilderness experience, Lee College of Engineering Dean Bob Johnson had two goals; he wanted to get to know this generation of freshman students better and he welcomed the personal challenge. He might have gotten more than he bargained for.

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Dr. Tkacik Named Cone Early-Career Professor

Peter Tkacik, associate professor of mechanical engineering and engineering science, was named this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

ARTICLE IN TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION WORLD - What might be the biggest university/industry partnership in the country is located on the campus of UNC Charlotte. The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) is unique in that it was founded by industry executives, including former Duke Power CEO Jim Rogers and like-minded business leaders, who needed access to more highly qualified energy engineers.

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Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Civil Engineering Alumnus Greg Brigman Heading to Rio as U.S. Soccer Paralympian

Civil Engineering graduate Greg Brigman is an Olympian. As the games of the 2016 Olympics are winding down, Brigman is doing his final training and preparing for a trip Rio as a member of the United States Paralympic Soccer Team.

“This has been life changing for me,” Brigman said. “It’s been a fantastic adventure.”