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

Iowa State IMSE graduate student receives national recognition

Derrick Stanley, Iowa State graduate student in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, received the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 21st Century Trailblazers Award. Stanley is a systems engineer at Boeing and is also pursuing a graduate degree in mechanical engineering from Columbia University in New York City. The NSBE was established in 1971 to help improve … Continue reading Iowa State IMSE graduate student receives national recognition

Engineering students perfect art of networking

By Melena Whetro, Malena.Whetro@iowastatedaily.com For Ivan Fernandez, securing an internship was no quick fix. Fernandez, junior in aerospace engineering, has spent the past three years constructing a path to success. This last fall, all of his hard work paid off, landing an internship at Spirit AeroSystems for the upcoming summer. “I’ve gone to just about … Continue reading Engineering students perfect art of networking

Brewer, Kim earn Iowa State graduate excellence awards

Chemical engineering PhD candidate Catherine Brewer and PhD graduate Dr. Seung Ha Kim earned this year’s Iowa State University’s Graduate Teaching Excellence and Graduate Research Excellence awards, respectively. The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering celebrated their accomplishments at a small, cake-and-punch reception January 17 outside 2162 Sweeney Hall. The Iowa State Graduate Teaching Excellence … Continue reading Brewer, Kim earn Iowa State graduate excellence awards

Study Abroad Fair brings international flair

The Study Abroad Fair was held on Thursday, January 26th. Students across all majors gathered in the Great Hall of the memorial union to learn more about their opportunities with international studies. Several students with international experience were present to share their insight on Study Abroad to interested students, including industrial engineering senior, Ben Jacobson. To read … Continue reading Study Abroad Fair brings international flair