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New NDE graduate certificate to be offered

Iowa State’s Engineering Online Learning (EOL) program is adding a new graduate certificate in nondestructive evaluation (NDE) starting fall 2011. Nicola Bowler, director of NDE graduate certificate studies, says the certificate will assist professionals who are looking for an opportunity to advance their education and understand more about NDE through a flexible program of learning. … Continue reading New NDE graduate certificate to be offered

New NDE graduate certificate to be offered

Beginning fall 2011, a new graduate certificate in nondestructive evaluation (NDE) will be offered through Iowa State’s Engineering Online Learning (EOL) program. Nicola Bowler, director of NDE graduate certificate studies, says the certificate will assist professionals who are looking for an opportunity to advance their education and understand more about NDE through a flexible program … Continue reading New NDE graduate certificate to be offered

Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp

Taehyun Park, sophomore in computer engineering, was one of 26 college students invited to Mountain View, California, for the first-ever Google Android Camp. Over the course of the weeklong camp held June 5–11, the students met with and attended seminars given by top Google engineers. “At Google, we are committed to helping the innovators of … Continue reading Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp

Aerospace Engineering Faculty Retreat – August 17, 2011 at Alumni Center

The Aerospace Engineering Faculty Retreat is scheduled for August 17, 2011 from 8am – 4pm at the Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue.  Only Aerospace Engineering faculty should attend this event. This all day meeting will be held in the 3rd floor Board Room.  Breakfast is served at 8:30am and lunch will be served at Noon with beverages … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering Faculty Retreat – August 17, 2011 at Alumni Center

Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp

Taehyun Park, sophomore in computer engineering, was one of 26 students invited to Mountain View, California, for the first-ever Google Android Camp. The camp was designed to challenge computer engineering students while offering them the opportunity to meet with top professionals in the industry. Park was selected for the program based on his previous experience … Continue reading Iowa State student attends first Google Android Camp

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Professor’s research published in Nature Communications

The research of Valery Levitas, Schafer 2050 Challenge Professor and faculty member in both aerospace and mechanical engineering, and PhD student Kamran Samani gained global attention when it was published in Nature Communications (2011, Vol. 2, 284), a journal specializing in significant advances in physical, chemical, and biological fields.

Harding recognized by American Nuclear Society

Margaret Harding received a Presidential Citation from the American Nuclear Society (ANS) for her contributions to the society during the incident in Fukushima, Japan, ANS President Eric P. Loewen, PhD, announced last week. In discussing the presentation of the Citation, Loewen said, “Harding worked tirelessly during the crisis in order to help the society dispel … Continue reading Harding recognized by American Nuclear Society

A new generation of recycling

Two researchers in electrical and computer engineering are starting a new trend in recycling, shifting from conserving materials like paper and aluminum cans to being more resourceful with digital space. The unique concept, called bandwidth recycling, is a response to the unprecedented changes taking place in the mobile industry. Many of these changes are a result … Continue reading A new generation of recycling

Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development Provides Grant to Iowa State University

Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development Provides Grant to Iowa State University The Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development (IAWIND) has awarded a $99,998 research grant to Iowa State University. The grant will be used by principal investigator Hui Hu, … Continue reading Iowa Alliance for Wind Innovation and Novel Development Provides Grant to Iowa State University

Hanton holds executive position in a national organization

June 7th, 2011 by Kelsey Schirm Students at Iowa State quickly realize participating in the more than 700 student clubs and organizations at the university offers a chance to learn new things and meet new people. One engineering undergraduate is helping students across the globe gain similar experiences. Rick Hanton, senior in computer engineering, is … Continue reading Hanton holds executive position in a national organization

Iowa State faculty treasure connections with NASA, comment on Friday’s space launch

Stephen Koenigsfeld, stephen.koenigsfeld@iowastatedaily.comTownNews.com “And so for the final time, Fergie, Doug, Sandy and Rex, good luck, Godspeed, and have a little fun up there.” These were the sure-to-be-quoted last words of Shuttle Launch Director Mike Leinbach before space shuttle Atlantis launched into orbit. Atlantis, of NASA’s space shuttle program STS-135, began its final flight to … Continue reading Iowa State faculty treasure connections with NASA, comment on Friday’s space launch