Category: Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Strong mentors can have a lifelong impact and one industrial engineering student knows that well. Dagney Paskach grew up in Ames and has been surrounded by STEM influences for as long as she remembers. Her father, Thomas Paskach, graduated with his Ph.D. and B.S in chemical engineering from Iowa State University and currently serves as … Continue reading IE student strives to get kids interested in STEM
Firefighters and first responders need effective personal protective equipment (PPE) that provides the right combination of functionality, protection and comfort. A project led by a team of Iowa State University researchers aims to develop fundamental knowledge and tools for the next generation of high performance PPE. Guowen Song, Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and … Continue reading Engineers contribute to project aimed at improving protective clothing systems for firefighters and first responders
Even though the university’s homecoming events do not kick off until October 20, Way Kuo will be making a homecoming of his own earlier in the month. Kuo, who currently serves as president and university distinguished professor at the City University of Hong Kong, will return to Iowa State University on October 2 to present … Continue reading Former IMSE department chair returns to campus for lecture
Growing up, Brandon Jorgensen had no idea that his love for video games would one day lead to a professional interest in the field of virtual reality (VR). Today he owns a VR company. Jorgensen grew up in Pleasant Hill, Iowa, (just east of Des Moines) and graduated from Southeast Polk High School. After high … Continue reading Childhood love of video games leads to professional passion for virtual reality
Strong connections link engineering with the performing arts, according to one industrial engineering student. Emily Oldham, a junior pursuing a double degree in industrial engineering and the performing arts, grew up in Rochester, Minnesota, and was involved with the performance side of both dance and theater in elementary and middle school. In high school she … Continue reading IE student balances her time between the classroom and the stage
Seven College of Engineering faculty and staff received top university awards at Iowa State’s annual ceremony on Sept. 23.
James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering W. Samuel Easterling celebrated Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff award winners at the College of Engineering’s 2019 fall convocation.
“I know my dad would be very proud of me and the life I’ve had” said Jim Hooper.
Researchers from four Midwestern research universities – including Iowa State – are joining forces to promote faculty success for women of color and women with family responsibilities in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Their project is supported by a three-year, $996,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.