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.
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.
Classes to begin at Charlotte Engineering Early College
August 22, 2014
Classes get under way Monday, Aug. 25, at the new Charlotte Engineering Early College, located in the shadow of EPIC. It is the first of its kind for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS). An article about the new school in "Inside UNC Charlotte" is here.
An interview with Michelle Howard, the director of the Early College program, is here.
IEEE Announces Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014
August 18, 2014
IEEE, the world’s largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, announced on August 15, the start of the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2014 (GEFCom2014)—sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) and organized by the IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting. “The Global Energy Forecasting Competition invites data scientists from around the globe to tackle the forecasting challenges that the power and energy industry faces today.” said Dr.
College of Engineering Students Compete in UK Railway Challenge
August 14, 2014
Teaming up with students from England’s University of Birmingham, two Lee College Engineering graduate students took part in the third annual Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ Railway Challenge this summer, and learned that building a working electric locomotive is a real challenge.
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.