With jolt from ABB, N.C. State plans $1.2M engineering boost

March 7, 2011 | Triange Business Journal

N.C. State expects its Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to receive a $1.2 million jolt thanks to a $632,000 boost from ABB Inc. The university will put that money toward annual scholarships and faculty support for power engineering research and education. School officials expect matching grants from the UNC Distinguished Professors Endowment Trust Fund and the C.D. Spangler Foundation.