New Green Dot program aims to end power-based personal violence

What’s your green dot? Iowa State launched the Green Dot program with an aim of reducing power-based personal violence — and four members of the College of Engineering community are facilitators trained to help others “harness the power of individual actions” to improve campus safety and wellness.

Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. This is the first in a multi-part series. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. It’s hard to imagine Iowa State University’s campus without Parks Library or the Memorial Union in the early 1900s. It’s … Continue reading Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Aaron Hudgins

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Aaron Hudgins, a senior in mechanical engineering, serves as the NSBE Missouri Zone Chair for Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy gave a keynote talk at the 2018 Australian Communication Theory Workshop at the University of Newcastle Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2018. This workshop, held annually, brings together Australian researchers in the areas of telecommunications, signal processing, coding and information theory. The workshop featured three keynote talks, one of … Continue reading ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Three Cyclone Engineers elected to National Academy of Engineering

Three Cyclone Engineers have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, an honor among the highest distinctions in engineering. Dennis A. Muilenburg (aero engr ’86), W. Mark Saltzman (chem engr ’81) and Charles E. Sukup (agr engr ’76, M.S. ’82) are honored for their outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education.

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Ahmad Shehata

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Ahmad Shehata, senior in mechanical engineering, is Technical Outreach and Community Help (TORCH) chair for NSBE’s Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

Whitney Global Initiatives Program will aid CBE; Oviedo, Spain Summer Lab is first to benefit

With an eye toward developing international experiences and a desire to increase “thinking globally,” a new gift to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) from a CBE alumni will significantly impact CBE students by enhancing opportunities for international awareness. The Hershel B. Whitney Charitable Trust has provided funding for the Hershel B. Whitney … Continue reading Whitney Global Initiatives Program will aid CBE; Oviedo, Spain Summer Lab is first to benefit

“Freedom in the air meant freedom on the ground:” Pioneer aviator James Banning’s story presented in AerE production

“The Flying Hobos” made a safe, and very happy, landing in the Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall February 9 – and took a delighted audience back to 1932 in an interactive dramatic production saluting pioneer aviator James H. Banning and his co-pilot Thomas Cox Allen, who became the first African Americans to … Continue reading “Freedom in the air meant freedom on the ground:” Pioneer aviator James Banning’s story presented in AerE production

Honoring Roy Zingg

Roy James Zingg, alumnus and former professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, died Jan. 30, 2018, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa, at the age of 86. Zingg was born on Sept. 12, 1931, to Emil and Martha (Biekert) Zingg in Charles City, Iowa. Upon … Continue reading Honoring Roy Zingg

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Abdelwadood Daoud

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Abdelwadood Daoud, senior in mechanical engineering, is finance chair of NSBE’s Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

Iowa State instructors receive certification for 3D printing training

A mechanical engineering faculty member recently received certification as a trainer in additive manufacturing. ME senior lecturer Emmanuel Agba completed a certification program offered by Stratasys, a Minnesota-based manufacturer of 3D printers and 3D production systems. The certification program is part of Stratasys’s effort to enhance workforce development and bridge the industry skill gap in 3D printing … Continue reading Iowa State instructors receive certification for 3D printing training