Dr. Hui Hu and Jeff Murphy awarded 2009 AIAA Best Paper Award

Dr. Hui Hu has received 2009 AIAA Best Paper Award presented by AIAA Applied Aerodynamics Technical Committee. Hu, an assistant professor in aerospace engineering at Iowa State University, wrote the article with his former graduate student, Jeffrey Murphy, (M.S., summer 2008), who is now working as an aerospace engineer at Boeing, St. Louis. The article, … Continue reading Dr. Hui Hu and Jeff Murphy awarded 2009 AIAA Best Paper Award

Honors and Awards

1. Bioeconomy Institute director Robert Brown has been named to the Gary and Donna Hoover Chair in Mechanical Engineering. 2. Robert Anex, associate director for research for Iowa State’s Bioeconomy Institute, has been named to the Science and Technology for Sustainability Subcommittee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Board of Scientific Counselors. 3. Surya Mallapragada … Continue reading Honors and Awards

Bioethics for the 21st Century

Advances in knowledge of the human genome make it possible to predict, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, but also raise important concerns about genetic privacy and the possibility of unjust discrimination

Cluster Research

CoE recruits first “cluster” of researchers whose interests bestride the traditional scientific and engineering disciplines to develop innovative applications in medicine, agriculture, energy, and more

Electrifying Bioengineering

Armed with a new lab and powerful tools, three young researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering break through historical boundaries to prove that cutting-edge bioengineering research can be launched from virtually any disciplinary platform

Exploring Biomimetics

The traffic isn’t all in one direction when biology and engineering converge, as two Iowa State researchers seek to apply principles of nature to advanced technologies

New BioE Minor

The emerging discipline holds the potential to transform the lives of students—and even the perception of engineering itself

Advanced Computation

Exponential leaps in computing power available to Iowa State researchers both on and off campus promise revolutionary insights into nature’s secrets

Pranav Shrotriya

If Pranav Shrotriya’s research goes as planned, the process of detecting an illegal drug such as cocaine could become much easier and less expensive

Engineering in Perspective

As the first woman to graduate with a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State, the waves Glynis Hinschberger has made throughout her career demonstrate the importance of diversity in engineering

Biodiesel as Recycling Agent

Iowa State professors are studying how the solvent properties of biodiesel can benefit military applications by investigating if, or how well, certain varieties of battlefield-generated waste plastics dissolve into biodiesel and how that fuel would work in powering a military base generator

Saving Millions of BTUs

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have announced a breakthrough that could boost efficiency in several industry sectors and lead to saving trillions of BTUs and millions of dollars annually