Recent News

UNC Charlotte 49er Rocketry Club Team Featured in National Instruments Advertisement

Date Published: 
February 8, 2016

The UNC Charlotte 49er Rocketry Club Team was recently featured in a National Instruments advertisement. Check it out here.

Hammann's Talents Combine to Make Him GT Academy Champ

Date Published: 
February 4, 2016
Hammann's Talents Combine to Make Him GT Academy Champ

The reality of the competition was that to win, you had to excel at three tasks. Nicolas Hammann did, and he won, opening up incredible experiences for him across the world. He just couldn’t tell anyone.

Congratulations to Engineers Passing PE Exam

Date Published: 
January 29, 2016
The William States Lee College of Engineering recognized engineers who passed the Profe

Making a Positive and Powerful Impression

Date Published: 
January 21, 2016

The Lee College of Engineering, partnering with AREVA and the University Career Center, offered 50 engineering students a chance to enhance their professional development knowledge and skills on Jan. 20th.

Chris Tyler Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List for 2016

Date Published: 
January 11, 2016

Forbes has named Chris Tyler, a 2015 Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. graduate of the Lee College of Engineering, to its 2016 30 Under 30 list.

New Research Awards

Date Published: 
January 8, 2016

Congratulations to the Lee College of Engineering professors who received new research and additional funding awards for July, August and September of 2015. A list of the new awards follows:

ETCM Students Win Concrete Construction Competition

Date Published: 
January 5, 2016

A team of UNC Charlotte Engineering Technology and Construction Management students won the 2015 Concrete Construction Competition sponsored by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and the American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC).

Fall 2015 Expo

Date Published: 
December 14, 2015

The William States Lee College of Engineering held its fall semester Senior Design Expo on Dec. 11, 2015. Thirty teams presented their completed two-semester projects, and 53 teams presented their first-semester design-concept posters. A photo gallery of the winners and the Expo is here.

The three completed projects judged to be the best were:

Video - Junior Design Fishing Rod Casting Devices

Date Published: 
December 9, 2015

The Junior Design class of Mechanical Engineering Professor Tony Schmitz designed and build robotic fishing rod casting devices, and then tested their creations at Bass Pro Shop. The competition included casting for accuracy and distance. The teams also had the opportunity to present their product to a panel of business leaders creating a "Shark Tank" like experience! A video of the event is here.

Online History of the Lee College of Engineering

Date Published: 
November 19, 2015

Starting with the earliest days of Charlotte College, a new comprehensive history explores the growth and development of The William States Lee College of Engineering from 1946 through 2015. Based on archival records and more than 40 personal interviews, the history captures the overall history of the college in five chapters.