- Two PIRI awards grant $900k to support translational artificial intelligence and foster rural innovation December 2, 2021
The Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research has announced two winning teams for the 2021 Presidential Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (PIRI), distributing a total of $900,000 in institutional funding to support two of the largest collaborative initiatives in award history. For the 2021 award cycle, two teams led by associate professor of mechanical engineering Soumik Sarkar, and professor of electrical and computer engineering Hongwei Zhang and professor of architecture Kimberly Zarecor, were each recently selected to receive $450,000 in PIRI funding over the next three years.
- MSE welcomes Administrative Assistant Makayla Lim November 29, 2021
The Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) welcomes Makayla Lim to its staff as administrative assistant.
- Alumna Lori Ryerkerk of Celanese Corporation enters CBE Hall of Fame November 29, 2021
Lori Ryerkerk, an alumna of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE), has been inducted into the CBE Hall of Fame. She accepted the honor November 18 as part of the department’s Honors and Awards ceremony that celebrated student scholarships, fellowships and other achievements.
- The Winners of the CCEE Research Symposium November 24, 2021
CCEE Graduate and undergraduate students presented their research to CCEE faculty, staff, alumni, and students.
- CCEE Welcomes Six New Faculty Members November 24, 2021
The Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department welcomed six new faculty members this semester.
- Macrogrid study: Big value in connecting America’s eastern and western power grids November 18, 2021
A “macrogrid” that increases the electricity moving between America’s Eastern and Western interconnections, two of the biggest power grids on the planet, would more than pay for itself, according to research papers published this summer and fall by the Interconnections Seam Study. An Iowa State research team developed computer models for the study.
- New course teaches the art and science of beer brewing November 17, 2021
Iowa State University’s newest courses will teach an ancient practice that has gained mass popularity in recent years: beer brewing.
- Construction and Civil Engineering Students Earn Second Place in National Electrical Contractor Challenge November 17, 2021
CCEE students in the National Electrical Contractors Association competed in a national competition and earned second place.
- CCEE’s Laflamme Published in Prestigious Journal for Sensor Improving the Medical Industry November 16, 2021
CCEE’s Laflamme Published in Prestigious Journal for Sensor Improving the Medical Industry
- Amy Kaleita named chair of the Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering November 15, 2021
Amy Kaleita named chair of the Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
- Contributing to civil engineering education one scholarship at a time November 15, 2021
Iowa State University alum Richard Gumtau had a more than five-decade career as a highway engineer which took him all over the country and even other parts of the world. Gumtau’s journey is an aspiring one though it almost ended before it even started because of the academic and financial hurdles he faced his freshman year of college. This would eventually inspire him to support students so they would not need to encounter the hardship he endured.
- Nicole Martindale: “Getting the Ball Rolling” November 11, 2021
A feature on Iowa State civil engineering major Nicole Martindale and her outlook on being a Cyclone Engineer.
- IE friends will go on to work for competing companies November 10, 2021
A pair of industrial engineering students who befriended each other at Iowa State University will now go their separate ways as they go to work for competing window manufacturers after graduation.
- Using video game-based tools to teach STEM November 10, 2021
A mechanical engineering (ME) alum hopes to engage the next generation of scientists and engineers by using a video game interface to teach them STEM concepts and methods.
- Making parents’ lives easier November 8, 2021
A pair of industrial engineering alumni have developed a product that will bring convenience and ease to parents and other caretakers when changing diapers on-the-go.
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