Recent News

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Friday, April 28, 2017

As part of a new U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) project, the Lee College of Engineering will be participating in a multi-institution team to create intelligent vehicle networks that reduce the fuel used by trucks and other heavy vehicles by up to 20 percent.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Lee College of Engineering alumni, faculty, friends and students enjoyed a night at the ballpark as they watched the Charlotte Knights play the Pawtucket Red Sox on April 20th. The third annual 49er Engineers at the Ballpark event included networking, mingling, raffles, and food such as ballpark staples hot dogs and wings. A photo gallery of the event is here:

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
TiMOTION USA Creates Scholarship at UNC Charlotte’s Lee College of Engineering

TiMOTION’s North American subsidiary recently announced its partnership with UNC Charlotte to fund future engineers in their academic studies. The scholarship funding will benefit full-time students of high academic standing who are enrolled in engineering programs.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Dr. Matt Davies of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science is among the 2017 recipients of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.

This annual honor recognizes one professor at each of North Carolina’s public institutions. Each of the recipients receives a commemorative bronze medallion and a $12,500 cash prize. Awards will be presented by a Board of Governors member during each campus’ spring graduation ceremony.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017

Hundreds of civil engineering students from throughout the southeast had a great time over the weekend, as they competed against one another in multiple events at the annual American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Carolinas Conference. A photo gallery of the events is below.

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Lee College of Engineering is excited to announce that Dr. Michael S. Mazzola will be the third director of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC).

Dr. Mazzola is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Mississippi State University and the Jack Hatcher Chair for Engineering Entrepreneurship. He also served for two-years as the chief technology officer of SemiSouth Laboratories, a company he co-founded.

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Monday, March 20, 2017
49er Engineering Astrobotics Crowdfunding Initiative

The Lee College of Engineering’s NASA Astrobotics team has launched a crowdfunding effort to help pay its way to this year’s competition at Kennedy Space Center. The team of eight multidisciplinary engineering students will compete in the 2017 NASA Robotic Mining Competition. The competition objective is to design and build an autonomous robot that can traverse a simulated Martian surface and collect regolith. The team is seeking $2,000 for the competition.

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

In support of “Exponential: The Campaign for UNC Charlotte,” the Lee College of Engineering held a reception for alumni and friends of the college on March 2, hosted by Civil Engineering alumnus Bill Crowder, class of 1975.

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Monday, February 20, 2017