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Engineers construct music

Engineers who want to interact with music can now do so in a modern way. Iowa State’s music technology minor mixes music with computer science, physics, and engineering to give students a chance to work with professional music software, as well as create software and interfaces of their own. Whether engineers want to work in … Continue reading Engineers construct music

Engineers construct music

Engineers hoping to interact with music at Iowa State don’t have to do so in the traditional sense. They don’t have to play a musical instrument, compose pages of sheet music, or understand the traditional theories behind composition. Instead, they can explore the newest innovations in the field through a music technology minor. Christopher Hopkins, … Continue reading Engineers construct music

Professor Mike Kessler interviewed on ScienceLives

The NSF/Live Science website features Professor Kessler and his group’s work with biorenewable plastics and self-healing composites.  It also includes an interview with Professor Kessler with responses to questions such as: What inspired you to choose this field of study? What is the best piece of advice you ever received? What was your first scientific … Continue reading Professor Mike Kessler interviewed on ScienceLives

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Advancing ultrasound technology

Combining his interests in the medical and engineering fields, Grant Riesberg, sophomore in electrical engineering, is gaining valuable industry insights as an undergraduate research assistant. Riesberg is working with Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Bigelow to advance the technology and application of ultrasound therapy. Bigelow says ultrasound histotripsy, which he first heard … Continue reading Advancing ultrasound technology

Advancing ultrasound technology

Combining his interests in the medical and engineering fields, Grant Riesberg, sophomore in electrical engineering, is gaining valuable industry insights as an undergraduate research assistant. Riesberg is working with Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Timothy Bigelow to advance the technology and application of ultrasound therapy. Bigelow’s method of treating cancer through ultrasound therapy … Continue reading Advancing ultrasound technology

Iowa State alumnus named Medtronic Technical Fellow

Medtronic, one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers, has appointed Iowa State alumnus Charles Sidebottom (BSEE’68) a technical fellow. The appointment acknowledges his 31 years of leadership and exemplary contributions to the company. Medtronic established the Technical Fellow Program to recognize top technical employees who are distinguished in their field. Of the approximately 40,000 … Continue reading Iowa State alumnus named Medtronic Technical Fellow