Recent News

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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.

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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.

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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.