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Construction management students earn industry certification through corporate support

Students in the Kimmel School of Construction Management are getting a no-cost head start on important industry certifications that will give them an advantage as they graduate and go into professional careers.  

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WCU names Randy Collins dean of College of Engineering and Technology

The WCU Board of Trustees appointed Edward R. Collins Jr. as dean of the College of Engineering and Technology as part of its special-called meeting May 3. Collins will start in his new position effective Aug. 1.  

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Robotics team finishes third

The WCU Robotics team took third place honors at 2022 IEEE Southeastcon Hardware Competition.  

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Nuclear Regulatory Commission grant to fund Engineering scholarships

Thanks to a Nuclear Regulatory Commission grant, the College of Engineering and Technology will offer six scholarships for students studying in electrical power, mechanical and electrical disciplines.  

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Engineering professor Sudhir Kaul receives state’s excellence in teaching award

Sudhir Kaul, a professor in the School of Engineering and Technology, has received one of the University of North Carolina System’s top awards.  

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Corporate support from America’s Home Place is helping build Construction Management program

Annual corporate support from one of the largest custom home builders in the eastern U.S. is helping lay the foundation for future successes for graduates of the Construction Management Program.  

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Engineering professor named as resident scholar for NSF funded research with FDA

Martin Tanaka, a professor in the College of Engineering and Technology, has been selected to be a scholar in residence with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation.   

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Engineering students collaborate to design and build a solar tracking array

For a junior design class, three engineering students built a solar tracking array that finds and tracks the sun to keep solar panels optimally aligned with it as the Earth rotates.  

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School of Engineering and Technology receives nearly $1.5 million science grant

A program to foster the development of future technology entrepreneurs has gained monumental support through an almost $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation.   

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