Engineering college appoints Kurtenbach associate dean for administration

The Iowa State University College of Engineering has named Jim Kurtenbach the college’s associate dean for administration, effective January 11. In this newly created position, Kurtenbach will guide the college’s information technology, distance education, personnel, and financial operations. Kurtenbach is also an associate professor of accounting at Iowa State and will retain his ties with … Continue reading Engineering college appoints Kurtenbach associate dean for administration

Iowa State’s Solar Decathlon House—The Year in Review

Interlock House, the Iowa State entry into the Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon, made quite a name for itself while on display in Washington, D. C. this past year. Chosen as one of only twenty entries worldwide, Interlock House ended the competition with a twelfth-place finish, one the Iowa State team is very proud of, especially … Continue reading Iowa State’s Solar Decathlon House—The Year in Review

Engineering researchers work to improve yield from aqueous extraction processing of soy

Researchers in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering are studying the aqueous extraction processing of soy as a “promising green alternative to hexane extraction processing.” K. A. Campbell, a graduate student in the department, and Professor Chuck Glatz have recently published their findings in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Read more here.