Recent News

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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.”

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

With hundreds of billions of neurons and thousands of trillions of synaptic connections between them, the human brain is the most complex system on earth. This complexity makes studying the brain an almost overwhelming challenge with nearly infinite research options.

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016
Grant Supports Veterans' Engineering Studies

To increase participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) studies at the college level by tapping into the vast wealth of experience in the United States military, the Lee College of Engineering has won a grant to recruit and work with veterans. The grant adds an engineering specific initiative to UNC Charlotte’s strong collection of veteran services programs.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

UNC TV has produced a new video story about Mechanical Engineering Professor Nigel Zheng's research into looking at the human body as a collection of simple machines, which are defined as mechanical devices that change the direction or magnitude of a force. The video story is here.

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Friday, July 15, 2016
Jamil Named UNC Charlotte Trustee Officer

Lee College of Engineering alumnus Dhiaa Jamil, along with Joe Price and Michael Wilson have been elected officers for the UNC Charlotte Board of Trustees for 2016-17, effective July 1. They will serve as secretary, chair and vice chair, respectively.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016
Building a 4-Camera Laser System in a Water Channel

Mechanical Engineering students Tucker Bisel, right, and Stuart Gambill, left, are helping build a Tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry system as part of their graduate research at UNC Charlotte. The TomoPIV system is the only one of its kind in the United States. The velocimetry project uses a laser and four high-speed cameras to measure three-dimensional flow around test subjects in the Motorsports Research Building water channel.

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

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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

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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

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January 29, 2016
New PEs at the Jan. 27 ceremony.
The William States Lee College of Engineering recognized engineers who passed the Professional Engineering Exam in 2015 at a reception ceremony on Wedneday, January 27, 2016.
Lee College of Engineering Alumni who passed the 2015 PE Exam were:

Making a Positive and Powerful Impression

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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.