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Senior Design Kickoff

September 8, 2014

Lee College of Engineering seniors met September 5 with their industry supporters and faculty mentors to kick off the 2014-15 cycle of Senior Design. There will be 46 projects in the cycle, involving 211 students, 44 faculty and industry mentors, and 47 technical representatives. Photos from the kickoff event are here.

Civil Engineers Start on NC DOT Steel Sheet Pile Project

August 27, 2014

Civil Engineering researchers in UNC Charlotte’s Lee College of Engineering are starting work on a NC DOT funded project to determine the axial bearing capacity of steel sheet piles used in short span bridges.

Rocket Team Soars Again at NIWeek

August 25, 2014

For its innovative and efficient application of National Instruments products, the Lee College of Engineering’s Rocket Team won the opportunity to travel to Austin, Texas, this summer to present its project at the 20th annual NIWeek. Out of 3,250 student projects submitted from 25 countries for the Student Design Competition, National Instruments selected the 49er team as one of three finalist.

PHOTO GALLERY - The Fall 2014 Semester Begins

August 19, 2014

The students have moved in and classes have begun. View photos of the engineering freshmen moving into Hawthorn Hall and the first days of classes on the beautiful UNC Charlotte campus here.

Herminso Villaraga-Gómez Wins the 2014 Carl Zeiss Scholarship

July 15, 2014

Herminso Villaraga-Gómez has been named the winner of the 2014 Carl Zeiss Student Scholarship. Mr. Villaraga-Gómez is an Optical Science and Engineering doctoral student, advised by Dr. Stuart Smith, a professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science.

ECE Shows Support for Community at Special Olympics Opening Ceremonies

April 30, 2014

Picture #8 of this album Two children of ECE student Ryan McCall hold a specially made sign, signed by the ECE Department, for their brother participating in the 2014 Special Olympics opening ceremonies on April 22nd.