IPAT wins Department of Energy contest

Iowa Power Atomization Technologies (IPAT), a startup company based in Nevada, Iowa, was selected as a winner for the Department of Energy’s Next Top Energy Innovator competition. The company, run by materials science and engineering graduates and postdoc research associates Joel Rieken and Andy Heidloff, was among three companies announced as winners after a public vote and expert review of … Continue reading IPAT wins Department of Energy contest

ME chair finalists to give seminars February 13, 16

Two finalists for the mechanical engineering department chair position at Iowa State will be on campus the week of February 13-17, 2012. Melur “Ram” Ramasubramanian, National Science Foundation IGERT program director and professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at North Carolina State University, will give a seminar on February 13, from 10 – 10:50 a.m. in … Continue reading ME chair finalists to give seminars February 13, 16

Making the most of the freshman year

The freshman year at any university, and particularly in a rigorous engineering program, can be challenging – a new place, new social connections, and new academic expectations. One of the trends we’ve seen nationwide since the 1990s is a renewed emphasis of offering more engineering courses up-front in the curriculum, including during the freshman year. … Continue reading Making the most of the freshman year

Employers, Iowa State students make matches at Engineering Career Fair

For many at the College of Engineering Career Fair, the roles of the recruiter and the student were similar. Hundreds of employers came to find suitable employees and hundreds of students came to find suitable employers Tuesday at Hilton Coliseum. Many recruiters are ISU graduates themselves and are familiar with the process. Read the Iowa … Continue reading Employers, Iowa State students make matches at Engineering Career Fair

Speedway Illustrated features ME undergrad student’s innovation

Scott Lograsso, senior in mechanical engineering, was featured in an article in January’s edition of Speedway Illustrated for applying what he learns at Iowa State to his hobby stock car dirt track racing. Sports Illustrated is a magazine that covers dirt track racing and national touring series, technical tips, and features on racers. Full story … Continue reading Speedway Illustrated features ME undergrad student’s innovation

Iowa State, Steptoe Group partner to treat brain disorders

Last fall, Iowa State University Palmer Department Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor David C. Jiles announced a groundbreaking research and development partnership between Iowa State University and the Steptoe Group, LLC. The partnership focuses on bioengineering of new diagnostic and treatment interventions in several brain disorders. The joint R&D … Continue reading Iowa State, Steptoe Group partner to treat brain disorders