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

NSB elects new leadership

Photos of Maria Zuber and Diane Souvaine

For the first time in National Science Foundation (NSF) history, women hold the positions of director and Nationa...

In support of the Federal Big Data Research and Development Strategic Plan

photo of Dr. France A. Córdova

"NSF has been a leader in supporting fundamental research and development in data analysis methods, techniques and tools that enhance the benefits brought to us by the data ...

Soldier scientists inventing lighter bullet proof vests, and more

new fabric to be used for implants It's "boots on the ground" in this Harvard lab where the researchers are on a mission to protect U.S. troops on the battlefield

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President Obama honors nation's leading scientists and innovators


The White House has awarded medals to the latest recipients of the National Medal of Science and

Scientific visualizations heat up new documentary that helps explain sun’s strange phenomena

Solar Superstorms - Narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch

The National Science Foundation (NSF), the supercomputer company Cray Inc., and Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida and Gary Peters of Michigan inv...

Progress Energy Sustaining Friends

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Raleigh, NC  27607


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

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