Iowa State CCEE collects $4K+ for recent alumnus’ cancer battle

Members of the Iowa State University civil, construction and environmental engineering (CCEE) community join together to support one of their own as he continues to fight brain cancer. Andy Stika, 2011 civil engineering graduate, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in March 2012. Recently, faculty, students, co-workers and friends have generated donations to help Stika cover … Continue reading Iowa State CCEE collects $4K+ for recent alumnus’ cancer battle

Agricultural Engineering alumnus makes strides in sustainable agriculture research

Growing up on a farm in small town Iowa with an interest in science and farming, alumnus Bill Wilcke, found a home away from home at Iowa State, where he was able to combine his passions in the agricultural engineering program. It would inevitably lead him to the forefront of sustainable agriculture development and take him around … Continue reading Agricultural Engineering alumnus makes strides in sustainable agriculture research

Roohparvar named COO of Skyera

Iowa State University alumnus Frankie Roohparvar (BS CE ’84) has been named Skyera’s new Chief Operating Officer. Roohparvar has nearly 30 years of professional experience and has joined Skyera after 13 years at Micron, where he worked primarily with Flash memory and NAND development. “Having been involved with NAND from the early days of its … Continue reading Roohparvar named COO of Skyera

Dorneich participates in podcast about automation etiquette

Associate professor Michael Dorneich participated in a podcast about his research that was published in the Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making. His published paper is called “Considering Etiquette in the Design of an Adaptive System,” and was the topic of the podcast. In the interview, Dorneich and Christopher Miller talk about their research … Continue reading Dorneich participates in podcast about automation etiquette

ISU Material Advantage wins Most Outstanding Chapter Award for ninth year

After attending the national Materials Science and Technology Conference held in Pittsburgh from October 7 – 11, the  Iowa State Material Advantage (MA) chapter returned to Ames having received the Most Outstanding Chapter award. This is the ninth consecutive year the organization has earned this award, and MA members say it is a trend they will … Continue reading ISU Material Advantage wins Most Outstanding Chapter Award for ninth year

ASMEnews features ME alum Nathan Johnson

Dr. Nathan Johnson is a National Science Foundation/American Society for Engineering Education Postdoctoral Research Diversity Fellow at HOMER Energy LLC, in Boulder, CO. He has seven years of experience working in corporate, academic, and nongovernmental organizations, including two years of research and development in eight developing countries. Johnson has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from … Continue reading ASMEnews features ME alum Nathan Johnson

Senior Capstone Projects Prepare ABE Students for the Future

In a day-long event on Friday, November 30, 100 seniors – representing all four degree programs offered by the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department – presented their capstone projects to ABE faculty, staff, students and industry representatives. Capstone projects are the culmination of engineering and technology education for senior undergraduate students in the Agricultural Engineering … Continue reading Senior Capstone Projects Prepare ABE Students for the Future