Engineering/Technology Archives

Feb 27, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU celebrates historic Pursue Gold campaign

More than 30,000 donors answered the call to support East Carolina University and propelled the Pursue Gold campaign to a historic $526.9 million fundraising record. “The ECU community has demonstrated...

Feb 26, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Ross, Williams support ECU food insecurity efforts

The initial reaction to learning that East Carolina University students experience food insecurity was surprise. For Drs. Dennis Ross and Billy Williams, the second reaction was to fund efforts to...

Jan 29, 2024
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Mostafa Namian

The large book with small print totals 718 pages of complex safety regulations that cover all kinds of scenarios. “Obviously I don’t know all of it, and even if I...

Jan 18, 2024
  • Ken Buday

ECU’s PIRATES engineering scholars program graduates first students

December’s commencement marked a milestone for East Carolina University engineering graduates Anthony Hill and Alex Ferro — more so than just the celebration of a tremendous accomplishment. Hill and Ferro...

Jan 08, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU graduate students present research in thesis competition

Under pressure of the clock, 35 East Carolina University graduate students presented their research endeavors during the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in November. Madison Rose ’23, seeking...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Meaghan Skelly

Student: Matthew Lewis

As the spring semester commences, many East Carolina University seniors are preparing to graduate in May, each with a unique story of triumph and perseverance. Among them is Matthew Lewis,...

Dec 15, 2023
  • ECU News Services


The East Carolina University fall Class of 2023 graduates turned their tassels Friday morning during a ceremony held in Minges Coliseum in front of family, friends and well-wishers. The class...

Dec 13, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Jenkins Society inductees’ faithful support boosts ECU’s future

Former Chancellor Leo Jenkins’ belief in the future of East Carolina University was unwavering and magnified by the dedication to the institution he saw in others. Jenkins once said, “there...

(Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services


Life can present surprises. Some in the form of challenges, others as opportunities. For these East Carolina University graduates, the encouragement they found at ECU helped them overcome challenges and...

Ashish Sharma and his wife Nidhi have both persevered through tough times. This fall, Ashish joins his wife as a Pirate alumnus, earning two graduate degrees from ECU. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

Ashish Sharma, Quantitative Economics & Econometrics, Data Science

STATISTICS Name: Ashish Sharma College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences; College of Engineering and Technology Majors: M.S. in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics; M.S. in Data Science Age: 38...