Faculty Accomplishments

Congratulations to Dr. Devdas Pai!

Dr. Devdas Pai 

Dr. Devdas Pai, Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded Fellow Status in the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. AIMBE’s College of Fellows is comprised of around 1,500 individuals who have made significant contributions to the medical and biological engineering community in academia, industry, government and education.

Congratulations to Dr. Tonya Smith-Jackson!

Dr. Smith-Jackson Dr. Tonya L. Smith-Jackson, Chair of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has been awarded Fellow Status in the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society!

Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie-Luster-Teasley!

Dr. Luster-Teasley Dr. Stephanie Luster-Teasley, associate professor with a joint appointment in the departments of Civil Engineering and Chemical Engineering, won the ASEE Environmental Engineering Division’s Best Paper Award "Making the Case: Adding Case Studies to an Environmental Engineering Laboratory to Increase Student Engagement, Learning, and Data Analysis."

Congratulations to Dr. Salil Desai!

Dr. Salil Desai

Dr. Salil Desai, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering was recently awarded the distinguished Chao and Trigger Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Outstanding Mid-Career Teaching Award by the American Society for Engineering Education in the manufacturing engineering division.

Congratulations to Dr. Cindy Waters!

Dr. Cindy Waters

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has selected Dr. Cindy Waters (Department of Mechanical Engineering) as its Zone II Outstanding Campus Representative. The award, which will be conveyed June 27, honors local campus representatives who have achieved excellence in their roles as supporters of the Society.

Congratulations to Dr. Manoj Jha!

2016 Namaskar Winner
Dr. Manoj Jha, Assistant Professor in the Civil Engineering Department, has been selected to receive a 2015-2016 N.C. A&T Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award.


Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC

Fighting Hunger With Knowledge

Researchers Dr. Julie Simmons Ivy and Dr. Lauren Davis realized that data could revolutionize how food banks operate.
By mining through millions of records and translating the numbers into useful information, they helped the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina reduce food waste while maximizing the number of people they can reach. Click Here to View Video COE NCA&T on YouTube