Mufit Akinc, MSE professor, among those named AAAS fellows

Four Iowa State University and Ames Laboratory researchers have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are Mufit Akinc, a professor of materials science and engineering and associate scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory; Mark Gordon, Distinguished Professor and Frances M. Craig Chair in chemistry, … Continue reading Mufit Akinc, MSE professor, among those named AAAS fellows

ECpE researcher named fellow of the American Physical Society

Two physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Physical Society. Physicist Rana Biswas was named an APS Fellow for his “theoretical contributions to the dynamics of semiconductors, solar materials and photonic crystals.” Biswas, who is also an Iowa State University adjunct associate professor of physics and … Continue reading ECpE researcher named fellow of the American Physical Society

Materials engineering senior selected to be student marshal

The College of Engineering has named Amy Bergerud, a senior in materials engineering, as the student marshal who will lead the engineering graduating class into Iowa State’s undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 19. She was selected from nominees submitted by each of the departments in the college. Throughout her career at Iowa State, Bergerud … Continue reading Materials engineering senior selected to be student marshal

ABE professor gives presentation on precision farming at Ag Leader Academy

Ag Leader Technology and AutoFarm joined forces Monday, December 7, in Ames, Iowa, at the official opening of the new Ag Leader Academy to talk about their combined tools of precision agriculture with the media. Amidst the talks by management, touting the excitement of this alliance and their complete precision farming product offering, was a … Continue reading ABE professor gives presentation on precision farming at Ag Leader Academy

Engineering symposium addresses energy policies

Iowa State’s Engineering Policy and Leadership Institute hosted a symposium titled “National Energy and Transportation: Investment Strategies through 2050” on Monday, November 30. Professor Jim McCalley of electrical and computer engineering said its goal was to help guide public discourse and policymaking in causing energy and transportation to become more efficient and sustainable. Read The … Continue reading Engineering symposium addresses energy policies

Graduating seniors join Order of the Engineer

In a ceremony presented by the Engineering Student Council, twenty-one graduating engineering students took an oath and joined Order of the Engineer on Tuesday, December 1. Read the Iowa State Daily story here.

Accomplishments for Iowa State engineering teams

From developing a hardware hacking device for a cybersecurity competition to designing and building a human-powered vehicle, Iowa State engineering students successfully demonstrate their knowledge, ingenuity, and teamwork at a wide range of national and regional competitions. In the last two years, Iowa State University engineering teams have won a national cybersecurity competition in New … Continue reading Accomplishments for Iowa State engineering teams