Engineering Program Awards & Achievements

December 2015

N.C. A&T Students Win Apple Scholarships and Internships

Three students from N.C. A&T are among the first class of Apple HBCU Scholars, a new scholarship and internship program launched this year by Apple Inc. and the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.

Two of A&T’s winners — Zanetta Tyler and Angelica Willis — are Greensboro natives. A&T’s third Apple Scholar, Paul Hammond, is from Stone Mountain, Ga. All three are majoring in computer science and are slated to graduate in May 2017.

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N.C. A&T Places Second in Ford Challenge

North Carolina A&T State University students placed second in the 2015 Ford HBCU Community Challenge for their creative workspace development plan that would boost innovation and entrepreneurship among Greensboro teenagers.

The group received $15,000 and each team member was given an iPad. First and third place honors were awarded to Clark Atlanta University and Alabama A&M University, respectively.

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November 2015

NC-AWWA-WEA Student Chapter at NC A&T State University

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University students form new student organization.  The students attended the NC-AWWA annual conference (North Carolina Section of the American Water Works Association) in Raleigh were they received the official Charter and a warm welcome from the Student & Young Professionals committee.  For more information, visit their official webpage.

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October 2015

NC A&T Students Collaborate for US Department of Research Project

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University engineering students collaborated on control codes for a research project for the US Department of Defense.  

The research TECHLAV (Testing Evaluation and Control of Heterogeneous Large Scale Systems of Autonomous of Vehicles) is a five year research project between NC A&T and two other universities, the University of Texas at San Antonio and Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute.  Dr. Homaifar was interviewed by Ms. Jasmine Spencer from Fox 8 news to discuss our research projects.

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September 2015

Engineering Professors Interviewed By Legendary Sandra Hughes

NC A&T State University College of Engineering professors Abdollah Homaifar and John Kelly are interviewed by legendary WFMY-TV anchor, Sandra Hughes which aired in th Greensboro News & Record, "Triad Perspective".

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