ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

Each spring, the Iowa State University Engineering Student Council honors outstanding Cyclone Engineering faculty, students and staff at the Student Council Awards. One of this year’s honorees was Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Goce Trajcevski, who was named Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year. Trajcevski came to Iowa State, joining ECpE … Continue reading ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

Iowa State Alumni turns passion project into a reality with the help of Boyd Lab

When Sebastien Mueller (‘19 mechanical engineering) was young, his dad told a story about his quest to “save the Dahu,” a goat whose legs are shorter on one side than the other, making it so Dahus can only walk in circles around their mountain homes. The story was the inspiration behind the name for the … Continue reading Iowa State Alumni turns passion project into a reality with the help of Boyd Lab

Cyclone Energy to compete in ELECTRI Green Energy Challenge for twelfth year in a row

Six Iowa State Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering students hope to be the reigning champs for the seventh year in a row of the ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge, which is sponsored by the National Electrical Contractors Association.  The Green Energy Challenge invites student chapters from across the nation to compete and participate.  … Continue reading Cyclone Energy to compete in ELECTRI Green Energy Challenge for twelfth year in a row

EPRC Student Scoop: Ph.D. candidate Vivek Kumar Singh

After completing an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Durgapur and working as a project assistant for one-year at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India, Vivek Kumar Singh began searching for opportunities to further his education.  This search eventually led him to Iowa State University in 2015. … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Ph.D. candidate Vivek Kumar Singh

CCEE’s Brianna Lawton receives Fulbright scholarship for research in Ghana

Cyclone Engineer Brianna P. Lawton, a doctoral student in the Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department, recently received a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. Lawton is one of three recipients … Continue reading CCEE’s Brianna Lawton receives Fulbright scholarship for research in Ghana

ME student hopes NASA internship will propel her to career in aeronautic or automotive industry

From New Jersey to Australia to Michigan to California and back to Ames, Sara Mayne has done a lot during her short time as a mechanical engineering student at Iowa State University. Mayne grew up in South New Jersey, east of Philadelphia. She was attracted to STEM at an early age because of her parents, … Continue reading ME student hopes NASA internship will propel her to career in aeronautic or automotive industry

ECpE’s Zhaoyu Wang recognized with prestigious Outstanding Young Engineer Award

Each year, the Power & Energy Society (PES) recognizes one engineer worldwide to receive the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) PES Outstanding Young Engineer Award. According to the PES website, the purpose of the award is to recognize engineers 35 years of age or under for “Outstanding contributions in the leadership of technical … Continue reading ECpE’s Zhaoyu Wang recognized with prestigious Outstanding Young Engineer Award

Engineering grad students receive GPSS teaching, research and leadership awards

Seven engineering graduate students were the recipients of Iowa State University Graduate and Professional Student Senate awards for excellence in teaching, research and leadership.   Teaching Award winners included Veera Sajjanapu, aerospace engineering; Amir Malakooti, civil, construction and environmental engineering; and Brady Nahkala, agricultural and biosystems engineering.     Research Award winners included Andrew Martin, material … Continue reading Engineering grad students receive GPSS teaching, research and leadership awards

ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India

  ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India In the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, research is on-going on how to ensure reliability of the power grid. With a secure power grid, people don’t have to worry so much about power failures and black-outs. This is … Continue reading ECpE’s David Jiles receives Fulbright scholarship for research in India