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Month: May 2013

Brooks Hester

May 26, 2013

Alumni Highlight: Brooks Hester – Lenovo

TECS alumnus, Brooks Hester, earned his B.S. in Textile Engineering in 2013. He now works for Lenovo as an Inside Channel Sales Representative for Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico. Alumni Highlight Name:  Brooks Hester Degree earned at NC State University:  B.S. Textile Engineering, 2013 What company / entity do you currently work for?  Lenovo What is… 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

May 26, 2013

Alumni Highlight: Andrew Peacock – US Navy

Degree earned at NC State University:Major: Polymer and Color Chemistry, American Chemical Society Certified Concentration of PCC, 2008Minor: Spanish, 2008 What is your current job title?Medical Student, US Navy What are your significant job responsibilities?Currently, my job is to excel in medical school. Upon graduation, my primary job will be providing medical care for sailors, marines,… 

Wilson College of Textiles exterior view

May 26, 2013

Alumni Highlight – Alex Plonk – Carl A. Plonk – US Air Force

Degree earned at NC State University:Major: Textile Engineering, December 2011Minor: Information Systems, Military Studies What is your current job title?Air Weapons Officer / Air Battle Manager, US Air Force What are your significant job responsibilities?Employing and controlling air weapon systems against airborne and surface objects. Plan, organize, and direct operations, including airspace management, direct aircraft conducting… 

Brian Waters

May 26, 2013

Alumni Highlight: Brian Waters – Fukuoka University

TECS alumnus, Brian Waters, has used his BS in Textile Chemistry (now Polymer and Color Chemistry) to go from LA Criminalist to professor of forensic medicine in Japan. Alumni Highlight Name:  Brian Waters Degree(s) earned at NC State University:  BS in Textile Chemistry*, 1998 Degree(s) earned at other institutions:  MS in Criminalistics, California State University, Los…