Faculty and staff recognized during 2016 College of Engineering Convocation

On Sept. 8, Sarah Rajala, James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering, welcomed College of Engineering faculty and staff to the start of the new year with the 2016 Convocation. During the presentation, she discussed the past year’s accomplishments and goals for the next year, provided a financial update, and recognized new faculty and [Continue Reading…]

College of Engineering enrollment reaches 9,645

The information below originally appeared in a story written by Annette Hacker with University News Service. Iowa State’s enrollment continues to flourish. The university’s official fall 2016 enrollment of 36,660 is the largest in school history, an increase of nearly 1.9 percent (659) over the previous record of 36,001 in fall 2015. In the last [Continue Reading…]

Mufit Akinc named interim director of the Iowa Energy Center

PrISUm: Changing the future of transportation

Team PrISUm finishes nearly 2,000 miles of racing in seventh, wins two achievement awards

Cloud cover slows Team PrISUm, team has to haul Phaëton 2 to Scotts Bluff

Team PrISUm enjoys sunny skies and a (mostly) quiet drive to Topeka

More Team PrISUm highs and lows: Solar car cruises, arrives seconds late to checkpoint, drops wheel in ditch

Team PrISUm races nearly 300 miles on the day, runs out of charge 5 miles from stage stop

Team PrISUm solves another problem, races well, looks forward to a quiet night

Another up and down day for Team PrISUm, but Phaëton 2 does hit the speed limit

Team PrISUm qualifies ninth for American Solar Challenge, believes it has found speed