Recent News

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Thursday, December 1, 2016

The UNC General Administration has awarded grants totaling $1.7 million to support faculty research in areas of strategic importance to the state, including a $1.6 million and a $50,000 to the Lee College of Engineering.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Members of UNC Charlotte’s student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) recently attended the National Conference in Seattle, Washington, where they participated in and won several competitions.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The William States Lee College of Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte is proud to announce the addition of our new faculty and staff members for 2016-17. As educators, researchers, technicians and administrators, these individuals bring a wealth of experience and training from some of the best academic institutions and companies in the world.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Lee College of Engineering successfully completed two crowd funding projects this week. Congratulations to the National Society of Black Engineers for engaging 198 donors who contributed $5,743 to help get the students to their national conference. Also congratulations to the NASA Student Launch Competition team, who raised $10,715 from 171 donors to help fund its 2016-17 rocket. More details about both groups is here.

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
49er Engineers Win Top Spots at Energy Conference

The Nov. 2nd trip to the Duke University Energy Conference in Durham got off to a rough start for UNC Charlotte engineering students when they got stuck in a traffic jam on I-85 for hours. The day ended well, though, with the 49er engineers winning three of the top four prizes in the conference’s research poster competition.

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Monday, November 7, 2016

The William States Lee College of Engineering presented its 2016 Excellence in Teaching Awards at the college faculty meeting on Nov. 3, 2016. The winner of the Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award was Dr. Martin Kane of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and the winner of the Graduate Excellence in Teaching Award was Dr. Arun Ravindran of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The Lee College of Engineering hosted its annual football tailgate reception known as “Bob’ Bash,” on Homecoming, Oct. 15, 2016. About 100 people including alumni, students, family, friends and faculty gathered at Duke Centennial Hall to enjoy food, drink, the 49er band and cheerleaders, and spending time with each other before going out to watch the Niners play Florida International University. Photos of the Bash are here:

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Friday, October 14, 2016

Two Lee College of Engineering groups, the National Society of Black Engineers and the NASA Student Launch Competition team, will launch crowdfunding initiatives on Oct. 17th through Crowdfund UNC Charlotte, an online platform the Division of University Advancement administers to assist members of Niner Nation in funding projects.

Information about the two projects is below:

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Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Lebra Nance among Governor’s Awards for Excellence Recipients

The Lee College of Engineering’s Lebra Nance was one of 16 state employees presented the 2016 Governor’s Awards for Excellence. The honor was bestowed Tuesday, Sept. 27, during a recognition event hosted by the N.C. Office of State Human Resources and sponsored by the State Employees’ Credit Union.

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

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