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  • Ten NC State Engineering Faculty Recognized for Innovation

    Ten North Carolina State University engineering faculty were recognized during the 2009 Innovation Showcase and Awards Ceremony hosted by the NC State Office of Technology Transfer and the Council for Entrepreneurial Development on Dec. 8.

    Researchers recognized for patents issued during 2009 were Dr. Orlin Velev, Dr. Ruben Carbonell and Dr. George Roberts of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Dr. Melur Ramasubramanian of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

    Faculty were honored at the event for their roles with four start-up companies:

    GaNDevices – Dr. Doug Barlage of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dr. Mark Johnson of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering

    Genesis Semiconductor, Inc. – Dr. Alex Huang of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Ligamar – Carbonell and Dr. Patrick Gurgel of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Tec-Cel, Inc. – Dr. Peter Fedkiw and Dr. Saad Khan of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Dr. Xiangwu Zhang of the Department of Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science

    The College of Engineering has a significant presence on Centennial Campus, including two buildings and a third nearly completed.

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