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Oralkan, Augustyn receive Alcoa research awards

Omer Oralkan, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Veronica Augustyn, associate professor and Jake & Jennifer Hooks Distinguished Scholar in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, have been honored for their research work by NCΒ State’s College of Engineering with Alcoa Foundation Awards.
Tori presents a poster at the Penn State REU Symposium (2023)

Tori Crunkleton: Pioneering Paths in Materials Science and Engineering

As Tori Crunkleton prepares to don her graduation cap in May at NC State's Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), her journey is a testament to curiosity, versatility, and a passion for pushing boundaries. Hailing from Edgemere, MD, and later Wilmington, NC, Tori's path to MSE was a deliberate shift fueled by a quest for fundamental understanding and limitless possibilities.Β 

Congratulations MSE Graduates!

On Friday, May 3, 2024, the department holds its spring recognition of the graduates in the Hunt Library Auditorium. The 67 conferred degrees comprise 25 undergraduates, 22 graduate students, and 20 doctoral candidates.

Former engineering department head named as CU Boulder chancellor

A former faculty member and department head in the College of Engineering at NC State has been named the chancellor of the University of Colorado at Boulder. Justin Schwartz will assume his new role on July 1, leaving his current position as executive vice president and provost at Pennsylvania State University.