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NCMEP Grant Supports Small Business Senior Design Projects

   February 12, 2021

Read about ISL's grant through NCMEP and how it has impacted the Senior Design Program HERE

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ISL Director, Jim Hartman - Guest on the NC Manufacturing Extension Partnership podcast: "Clocking In - Voices of NC Manufacturing"

   January 13, 2021

The North Carolina Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NCMEP) provides manufacturing extension services that enhance the productivity, innovative capacity and technological performance of North Carolina based manufacturing firms. NCMEP also works to strengthen the global competitiveness of small- and medium-sized manufacturers.

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UNC Charlotte completes project with the Bosch Community Fund

   January 6, 2021

In November 2019, the UNC Charlotte Industrial Solutions Lab secured a grant from the Bosch Community Fund to work on a Senior Design Project. The Bosch Community Fund, which was established in 2011, works to enhance STEM education within the community, and invests up to $5...

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Senior Design Project is Part of a Veteran's Journey in Engineering

   November 13, 2020

UNC Charlotte was founded to serve returning Veterans in 1946. The Senior Design Committee Chair, Dr. Jerry Dahlberg, is a Veteran and instrumental in the Veteran's Program at UNC Charlotte. Read about how the Veteran's Program and Senior Design have had an impact on one of our Veteran students...

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Senior Design Project Implementation Frees up Factory Space

   October 29, 2020

General Steel Drum has supported several Senior Design projects.  They have implemented two of the student projects into their daily operations saving factory space and automating a previous manual operation.  General Steel Drum graciously invited ISL Director Jim Hartman to come to the factory to see the projects in operation.  This video shows the work done and how...

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49er Rocketry Team Places 2nd in NASA Competition

   August 5, 2020

Congratulations to the USLI_COMP5 team on their second place finish! Read about their participation in the NASA Competition HERE

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Message from the Director regarding the Virtual Expo

   April 28, 2020

I wanted to let all of our Industry contacts know that our May 1, 2020 Senior Design Expo has been moved to a "Virtual Expo" format due to the COVID-19 situation.

The Virtual Expo will have narrated posters for our Semester 1 students and Project videos for our Second Semester students. Due to the "Stay at Home" orders, the students lost access to our Senior Design labs and in many...

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Spring 2020 Expo Moved to Virtual Format

   March 24, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the planned May 1, 2020 Expo will be moved to a virtual format instead of the normal Halton Arena gathering. We are still working out the details of how the virtual Expo will be conducted and we will advise on this in April.

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Fall 2019 Senior Design Expo

   December 16, 2019

Read more about the Fall 2019 Senior Design Expo HERE.

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Industrial Solutions Lab Awarded Bosch Community Fund Grant

   November 27, 2019

The Industrial Solutions Lab has been awarded a grant from the Bosch Community Fund Board of Trustees to be used towards a Senior Design project. The two semester project, which will be designed and build by senior engineering students, is titled the Design and...

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