Research Highlights:

• Over $11.8 million in research funding (FY11)

• Interdisciplinary centers including:

  • NSF-ERC for Revolutionizing Metallic Biomaterials
  • NSF-I/UCRC on Advanced Space Technologies Research
  • Center for Energy Research and Training

The College of Engineering is a major contributor to these achievements:
• Patents in Advanced Materials, Nanotechnology, Biotechnology, Computational Science, Environmental Sciences, Transportation Systems, and Public Health
• Third in the UNC system (16 schools) in annual research dollars
• Created the new Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN), based on 12+ years of research by COE faculty  
• Three recent NSF CAREER award recipients among college faculty  

Majors areas of research by academic department:  

Chemical, Biological, and Bio Engineering
• Bio-Fuels
• Bio-Materials
• Biodegradable Polymers
• Catalysis
• Separation Processes 

Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering 
• Energy Conservation
• Transportation and Construction Materials
• Water Quality• Water Resources

Computational Science and Engineering
• Modeling & Simulation
• Physics-Based Models
• Sensors 

Computer Science
• Biometrics
• Cyber-Security
• Intelligent Agents
• Information Assurance 

Industrial & Systems Engineering
• Nanomanufacturing
• Ceramic Machining
• Supply Chain and Logistics
• Cognitive Human Factors 

Electrical and Computer Engineering
• Robotics & Controls
• Electronic Materials
• Communications & Signal Processing 

Mechanical Engineering
• Mechanical Systems
• Modeling and  Control
• Computational Fluid Dynamics
• Structural Health Monitoring

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The STEM Early College at N.C. A&T has been named a STEM School of Distinction.

New Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Named

Kenneth E. Sigmon, Jr., has been named vice chancellor for university advancement at North Carolina A&T.

Hornsby Named N.C. Professor of the Year

Dr. Karen Hornsby has been named the 2014 North Carolina Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation.


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