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NCEES Engineering Education Award

North Carolina State University wins 2018 NCEES Engineering Education Award

Congratulations to the UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering on winning the 2018 NCEES Engineering Education Award grand prize. The department received the $25,000 award for its submission, Enabling Pediatric Brain Surgery through Head Stabilization (PDF).

About the award

The NCEES Engineering Education Award recognizes college engineering programs for engaging their students in collaborative projects with licensed professional engineers. It was established to promote understanding of the value of licensure and to encourage partnerships between the engineering profession and education.

Eight cash awards are presented each year and can be used at the discretion of the winning engineering departments/colleges. NCEES encourages the winners to use the funds for the advancement of projects connecting professional practice and education.

  • Grand prize: $25,000
  • Seven awards: $10,000 each