- Testing hybrid, soft/hard nanocarriers to deliver drugs to the brain September 22, 2022
Rizia Bardhan made a fist with one hand then covered it with her other hand, like a baseball player catching a ball in the web of a fielder’s glove. The fist represents a special nanocarrier filled with medicine, said the Iowa State University associate professor of chemical and biological engineering. The other hand represents a cell working out whether to catch that nanoparticle then take it, drugs and all, across its protective membrane into its interior.
- Lettuce deliver: Nick Herrig engineers tech solutions for fresh greens-to-doorstep startup September 19, 2022
Nick Herrig (‘17 indust engr) is the lead software engineer for Clayton Farms, an Ames-based startup that delivers soil-free-grown produce to customers’ homes – the same day it’s harvested. After graduating and working in process improvement and IT for large companies for a few years, Herrig realized he was still hungry for the fast-paced world of startups.
- New hydrogen harvesting process, and high-impact publication September 16, 2022
Graduate students Hengzhou Liu and Arna Ganguly helped develop a greener process for producing hydrogen from water or biomass – and are first authors on a high-impact publication on their discoveries.
- BioMADE project advances bioreactor fermentation processing September 16, 2022
Cyclone Engineers are collaborating with Cargill and Genomatica to scale-up fermentation processes in bioreactors in a new $2.5 million project. The award was announced this week at the White House Summit on the National Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing Initiative.
- Greener hydrogen fuel production – with a solid carbon bonus September 14, 2022
Cyclone Engineers are joining forces in a $4 million project to make hydrogen fuel production more environmentally sustainable.
- CCEE Senior Caleb Stevenson Receives ISU Alums’ Burg-Coleman Fellowship September 14, 2022
The Burg-Colman Iowa State ‘77 Fellowship was created in 2021 to award students who are studying an advanced degree in civil engineering. Caleb Stevenson, a senior studying Civil Engineering at Iowa State University, will become the first-ever recipient of this fellowship.
- NASA selects MSE professor to test materials for future missions September 13, 2022
NASA has selected five different ground-based proposals to investigate important problems using existing data from the Physical Sciences Informatics System and Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) assistant professor Sid Pathak’s proposal was one of those chosen.
- ISU ABE Takes Home Awards in Several Categories at 2022 ASABE Annual International Meeting September 13, 2022
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering took the 2022 ASABE Annual International Meeting by storm this summer, bringing home several awards, accomplishments and successes in a large variety of areas of the conference.
- Cyclone Engineers to advance aerosol jet printing research with NSF grant September 12, 2022
A team of mechanical engineering (ME) researchers at Iowa State University hope to advance their research in the field of aerosol jet printing with the help of a new grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
- New environmental engineering degree a success September 8, 2022
Launched in 2020, Iowa State University’s new major in environmental engineering has people at the heart of its early success.
- Outstanding contributions: Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff award winners, named faculty positions and new patents September 7, 2022
Recognizing College of Engineering faculty and staff award winners, new named faculty positions, and patents received.
- ABE Students Dive into the Heart of Electrical Infrastructure at the Iowa State Power Plant September 7, 2022
Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering assistant professor Josh Peschel brings electrical systems to life in TSM 363, a junior/senior level class about applying electricity and controls in agricultural and industrial settings.
- From Idea to Execution: ABE alum brings Structures to Life at NRCS position in Colorado September 6, 2022
Alexis Pugh has been making the most out of her new job with the Natural Resources and Conservation Society (NRCS) since graduating from Iowa State in the spring of 2021.
- Four CCEE Grads Spark Innovation and Lead Infrastructure Firm in Des Moines September 6, 2022
After graduating from the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering at Iowa State University, four civil engineering students began to build their careers at HNTB, an infrastructure solutions firm headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.
- Cyber informed thinking September 1, 2022
A new cybersecurity faculty fellows program has been created within the College of Engineering to equip students with cybersecurity concepts. An inaugural cohort of nine engineering faculty members spans across several departments in the college.
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