Category: Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECpE alum Kelvin T. Erickson named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of Missouri S&T

Kelvin T. Erickson (Ph.D. ’83 elec engr) was named Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of electrical and computer engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Erickson earned a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1983 and is an award-winning faculty member at Missouri S&T.

Congrats to ECpE’s four IEEE scholarship winners

Four Iowa State University students, senior in electrical engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently received a $2,000 scholarship each from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Power and Energy Society. These four students, Yue Chen, Zachee Saleng, Connor Smith and Rebecca Franzen were chosen based on their academic performance … Continue reading Congrats to ECpE’s four IEEE scholarship winners

ECpE Senior Design teams win big

1st Place: Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) based Sensing System for Soil Conditions Monitoring David Severson, Kyle Kehoe, Nathan Coonrod, Sok Yan Poon, Jacob Verheyen Adviser: Shuo Yang & Dr. Yang Zhang Currently, measuring changes and gathering data on soil moisture and temperature is not only expensive, but also occasionally unreliable. But this senior design t eam … Continue reading ECpE Senior Design teams win big

In memory: ECpE Retired Assistant Professor and Alumnus Ralph “Pat” Patterson

Ralph “Pat” Patterson, retired assistant professor and alumnus of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), passed away on August 26, 2018. Patterson, who retired from Iowa State in 2007 and was also a retired colonel from the Army Reserve, first received his electrical engineering bachelor’s degree from ISU in 1963. Upon … Continue reading In memory: ECpE Retired Assistant Professor and Alumnus Ralph “Pat” Patterson

Fall 2018 student marshal and outstanding seniors honored

Each semester, twelve graduating seniors are selected as outstanding seniors to represent the College of Engineering. Of these twelve, one is chosen as the college’s student marshal at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on December 15. Read more about the contributions, accomplishments and future plans of this class of impressive Cyclone engineers.

In memory: ECpE Professor Emeritus John Lamont

John Lamont, professor emeritus of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), passed away on Nov. 27, 2018, at the age of 76. Lamont received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the Missouri School of Mines, now the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and his Master of Science … Continue reading In memory: ECpE Professor Emeritus John Lamont

Namrata Vaswani and Nicola Elia named IEEE Fellows

Each year, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) recognizes outstanding IEEE members and elevates them to IEEE Fellows. This year at Iowa State University, two Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty members, Professor Namrata Vaswani and Professor Emeritus Nicola Elia, both received the IEEE Fellow honor. “It is indeed a well deserved recognition in … Continue reading Namrata Vaswani and Nicola Elia named IEEE Fellows

In memory: ECpE Professor Emeritus and Alumnus Robert Weber

Robert Weber, professor emeritus and alumnus of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), passed away in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 21, 2018, at the age of 76. Weber received his bachelor’s degree, master’s degree and Ph.D. from Iowa State in Electrical Engineering between the years of 1963-67. While a student … Continue reading In memory: ECpE Professor Emeritus and Alumnus Robert Weber

Two ECpE students dig in to their future with John Deere

Dylan Hodge, a junior in software engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, and Cristian George-Nanetti, a sophomore in computer engineering in ECpE at ISU, are both currently working with John Deere while pursuing their degrees. They are both working at the John Deere Technology Center at the ISU Research Park. According … Continue reading Two ECpE students dig in to their future with John Deere

Iowa State College of Engineering launches new cyber security engineering major for fall 2019

Iowa State University’s College of Engineering is introducing a bachelor of science degree program in cyber security engineering, the first major of its kind offered in the state. The new major – approved by the Board of Regents, State of Iowa at its Nov. 16 meeting – will begin in the fall of 2019. The … Continue reading Iowa State College of Engineering launches new cyber security engineering major for fall 2019

ECE at Iowa State: 2018 Impact Report out now

  Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has released its 2018 Impact Report. See the full report in all its forms here: https://en.calameo.com/read/00495448565a1183a5585 https://mailchi.mp/4198ef6a4fa6/ece-at-iowa-state-2018-impact-report https://www.ece.iastate.edu/files/2018/11/Impact-Report-2018-digital-version-2.pdf https://youtu.be/rniqkLcyUhA