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Class of 2021 Begins its Journey

   August 22, 2017

Students from the class of 2021 started off their college careers with an exciting day on Aug. 21st, first with convocation in the morning and then the total eclipse in the afternoon. Photos of Lee College of Engineering students are here.

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Exchanging Knowledge with Navajo Technical University

   August 17, 2017

To learn more about manufacturing and metrology, and then be able to take that knowledge back to their area of the country to share, two students from Navajo Technical University’s Crownpoint, New Mexico, campus spent the summer at UNC Charlotte’s Center for Precision Metrology.

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UNC Charlotte Sets Research Award Record in FY2017

   August 10, 2017

In fiscal year 2017, UNC Charlotte recorded its highest ever total of sponsored research awards in the amount of $50,917,579, according to the Office of Research and Economic Development report of sponsored awards for July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017 .

Faculty from The William States Lee College of Engineering Faculty led the way with 144 awards totaling $15,051,885. Congratulations to...

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Video about Charlotte Banks Organ Donation Initiative

   July 26, 2017

Charlotte Banks - a regional research initiative led by Dr. Gloria Elliott of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science at UNC Charlotte focused on making more organs available for transplant, is the topic on this video edition of “Inside UNC Charlotte”. Joining Elliott in the studio, is Jedd Lewis, President of the Organ Preservation Alliance and Jerome Menendez, Executive Director...

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49er Engineers Recognized at Air Force Design Challenge

   July 5, 2017

Participating in the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s 2017 University Design Challenge, a team of UNC Charlotte engineering students received honorable mention for its ‘navigation intent and size/form factor’ work. The purpose of the competition was to help the Air Force solve a critical problem for the nation’s military and Special Operations community.

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UNC Charlotte Researchers Opening New Field of Optics with Freeforms

   July 3, 2017

UNC Charlotte researchers have worked in the field of freeform optics for more than 10 years. In that time, numerous advances have been made that are now creating a whole new world of optical applications and fundamentally changing the way optical devices are designed. Undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni from the Lee College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts and...

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From Student to Faculty Member, Freeform Optics is Constant for Dr. Joseph Owen

   July 2, 2017

Through his undergraduate studies, senior design project, graduate thesis, summer internships, a job and now a position as a research faculty member, the one constant for Dr. Joseph Owen has been freeform optics. He has learned about them, made them, applied them, measured them and is now researching how to advance them to the next level.

Dr. Owen graduated with dual bachelor’s degrees...

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Bharatkumar S. Joshi Memorial Scholarship Announces First Recipient

   June 29, 2017

Arnab Baruah was recently announced as the first recipient of the Bharatkumar S. Joshi Memorial Scholarship, named in memory of Associate Professor Dr. Bharatkumar S. Joshi of the William States Lee College of Engineering.

Baruah is currently working on his dissertation, “Ultra Low Power Wireless Transceiver for Wearable Medical Devices.” His research is primarily focused on developing...

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Student Video Profile: Tucker Bisel

   June 20, 2017

With UNC Charlotte graduates accounting for roughly 10 percent of all NASCAR engineers, the University’s Motorsports and Mechanical Engineering programs are shaping the racing landscape. The programs also unlock worlds of opportunity for students like Tucker Bisel, who’s putting the pedal to the metal on a newly discovered passion.

This video was filmed with a professional driver on a...

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$7.7 million USDOT Center CAMMSE Underway

   June 19, 2017

Established in December 2016, the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE) is now up and running with numerous projects underway. UNC Charlotte is the lead in the multi-institutional initiative, which is funded by a $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Other institutions involved in CAMMSE are Texas Southern University, the...

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