Professional Engineers of North Carolina (PENC) is the ONLY organization in the state that exists to protect your professional engineering license. Comprised of over 1100 licensed engineers, Engineer Interns, and engineering student members, PENC is committed to promoting and protecting licensure and the ethical practice of engineering.
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Professional Engineers of North Carolina

2016 Summer Conference

 June 26 – 28, 2016

Hosted at the Beautiful Renaissance Hotel in Asheville, NC


Registration is now open.
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Engineering News

2015-2016 Officers inducted:
PENC President - Susan Habina Woolard, PE
PENC President-Elect - Nathan Epling, PE
PENC Secretary - Tom Bach, PE
PENC Treasurer - Paul Shivers, PE
PENC Past-President - Neil Deans, PE

At-large directors are:
Jim Trogdon, PE of Raleigh
Martin Kane, PE, PhD of Charlotte
Sarah Spagnola, PE of Raleigh

Video: What can we do about false confessions?

Saul Kassin

Why would an innocent person accused of a crime tell investigators he's guilty? Saul Kassin, a psychology professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, has spent decades researching that question, and says the answer re...

Future Directions for NSF Advanced Computing Infrastructure report now available

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Large-scale simulation and analysis of massive amount of data are revolutionizing science and engineering. Advanced computing capabilities are essential to tackle a rapidly growing array of science and engineerin...

National Science Board to meet May 5-6, 2016

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The National Science Board (NSB) will meet May 5 - 6, 2016, to address science and engineering policy of interest to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Members of the media and the public are inv...

Vannevar Bush, Public Service and Waterman awardees to present research at National Science Board meeting

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The winners of the National Science Board's (NSB) Vannevar Bush Award and Public Service Award and the winner of the Alan T. Waterman Award will present th...

Researchers find that Earth may be home to 1 trillion species

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Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to the results of a new study.

The estim...

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May 11, 2016
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June 25-28, 2016
2016 PENC Summer Conference  Asheville, NC

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