Two ECpE professors named IEEE Fellows

Based on their excellent contributions to electrical and computer engineering research, two Iowa State Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) professors have been named 2012 Fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Chris Chu, associate professor, and Ahmed Kamal, professor, officially join the ranks of the distinguished IEEE Fellows in January 2012. The … Continue reading Two ECpE professors named IEEE Fellows

Civil engineering student graduates with two awards

Steve Lavrenz, who just earned a master’s degree in civil engineering with a minor in statistics, graduated Iowa State in style this fall. He was awarded both the fall 2011 Iowa State Research Excellence Award and a prestigious doctoral fellowship at Purdue University. Nominated by CCEE Assistant Professor Dr. Nadia Gkritza, Lavrenz earned the Iowa … Continue reading Civil engineering student graduates with two awards

Fall 2011 Research and Teaching Excellence Awards

Four mechanical engineering graduate students received research and teaching excellence awards for the Fall 2011 semester. Lin Liu, Joseph Miller and Yufeng Wu received research excellence awards, and Nathan Johnson received a teaching excellence award. These awards recognize and encourage outstanding achievement by graduate students in research and teaching. These students were nominated by their … Continue reading Fall 2011 Research and Teaching Excellence Awards

Galloway Fellowship recipients announced

Seven mechanical engineering students were appointed as a Seward, Ratcliffe, and Galloway Foundation Mechanical Engineering Fellow for the 2011 academic year. This year’s winners include Marisol Martinez, Can Zhu, Yannan Zhang, Zhuoru Wu, Bethany Juhnke, Joanna Peddicord, and for Spring 2012, Chloe Dedic. The fellowship includes a stipend of $4000 for the academic year, and … Continue reading Galloway Fellowship recipients announced

Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student is Recognized for Research

The Department of Aerospace Engineering would like to congratulate Kanchan Gutupalli, as this semester’s recipient of the Research Excellence Award. Gutupalli, a Graduate student, was nominated by her Major Professor, Dr. Ganesh Rajagopalan. In the recommendation for her nomination, Dr. Rajagopalan shared some details in regards to her research and how quickly she mastered and … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering Graduate Student is Recognized for Research

Dalal and Narasimhan elected AAAS Fellows

Vikram Dalal, Thomas M. Whitney Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Balaji Narasimhan, Vlasta Klima Balloun Professor of Engineering, are part of this year’s class of 539 new American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows. Dalal, who is also director of Iowa State’s Microelectronics Research Center and an associate of the Ames … Continue reading Dalal and Narasimhan elected AAAS Fellows

2011 Women of Innovation - Chloe Dedic

Iowa State engineers among women recently recognized for contributions to STEM fields

On November 17, 2011, the Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) honored women and girls who are leaders science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Chloe Dedic, a senior in mechanical engineering, was recognized with the Collegiate Innovation and Leadership award and given a scholarship of $2,500. Dedic was among seven professionals and academics and two students honored … Continue reading Iowa State engineers among women recently recognized for contributions to STEM fields

Latest buzz about Cake Engineering

Civil engineering senior Mary Burroughs has had a busy end to her semester. In addition to studying for her classes, she has been in the media quite a bit talking about her business Cake Engineering. Check out some of the stories: ABC5/WOI-TV Iowa State Daily Des Moines Register Sioux City Journal Ames Tribune

White and Mickelson receive medallions

Two professors recently received medallions to commemorate their holding named professorships. David White holds the Richard L. Handy Professorship and Steve Mickelson the Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in Engineering. Read the Innovate article.

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Engineering professors honored during medallion ceremonies

Two professors recently received medallions to commemorate their holding named professorships. David White holds the Richard L. Handy Professorship and Steve Mickelson the Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professorship in Engineering.                   Former students of Richard Handy, emeritus professor of civil engineering at Iowa State University, … Continue reading Engineering professors honored during medallion ceremonies

Iowa State engineers study how hills, nearby turbines affect wind energy production

Hui Hu pulled a model wind turbine from the top of an office filing cabinet. The turbine tower was just 10 inches high. Its three blades were 10 inches in diameter. It was a perfect 1:320 scale reproduction of the 80-meter diameter wind turbines spinning across Iowa, the country’s second-ranked state in installed wind power capacity. That … Continue reading Iowa State engineers study how hills, nearby turbines affect wind energy production

Kyle Debelak, Student Marshal

Student marshal and outstanding senior nominees to be honored at fall commencement

Kyle Debelak, senior in materials engineering, has been named the College of Engineering student marshal for the fall 2011 commencement ceremonies scheduled for December 17. He will be accompanied by Steve Martin, Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering (MSE). Debelak will graduate with honors in materials engineering—with an emphasis on ceramics and polymers—and German. … Continue reading Student marshal and outstanding senior nominees to be honored at fall commencement