IMSE’s student chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) received the 2013 Gold Award for chapter excellence. The Gold Award is the highest student chapter award given by IIE recognizing chapter improvements, progress, and overall achievements. The ISU chapter is one of 64 school chapters receiving the distinction this year. The ISU IIE student chapter …Continue reading “IIE student chapter wins Gold Award”
Halil Ceylan, associate professor in civil, construction and environmental engineering (CCEE) and founding director of the program for sustainable pavement engineering and research (PROSPER) at Institute for Transportation (InTrans) at Iowa State University (ISU), works with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to research methods for ice- and snow-free pavement systems on airfield surfaces. The FAA …Continue reading “Iowa State’s Ceylan awarded FAA grant on ice- and snow-free pavements”
Faculty and staff recipients of the university’s most distinguished awards will be honored Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. The awards ceremony begins at 3:30 p.m., followed by a reception. Those from engineering being recognized are: Fouad Fanous – Regents Faculty Excellence Awards Professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering For the …Continue reading “Engineering faculty, staff to be honored Oct. 2”
Karl A. Gschneidner Jr., Anson Marston Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering at Iowa State University, has been named the winner of the 2014 Acta Materialia Materials and Society Award. The award honors scientists who have made a major positive impact on society through materials science. Gschneidner, who is also a senior metallurgist at the …Continue reading “Karl Gschneidner wins Acta Materialia Materials and Society Award”
The College of Engineering annual Engineers’ Week is in full swing across campus. This year’s theme is “Giving Imagination Direction”. Engineers’ Week features a career fair, free lunch on campus, networking opportunities, sporting competitions and a charity ball. The College of Engineering will host a career fair at the Hilton Coliseum and the Scheman Building from 12 …Continue reading “Engineers’ Week kicked off Saturday”
Reeto Mathew is a junior studying chemical engineering at Iowa State University. He talks about his first college experiences in an article for the Des Moines Register.
The chemical and biological engineering program has graduated nearly 6,000 students in its bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate programs since it was started 100 years ago. The Chemical and Biological Engineering Centennial Celebration will take place on Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 27. The celebration includes several activities throughout campus for CBE alumni and guests, …Continue reading “Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering celebrates 100 years”
In 2013-2014, the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Iowa State University celebrates its 100th academic year. Since Spring 1914, the chemical engineering program has graduated nearly 6,000 students in the chemical engineering bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate programs. The department culminates its centennial at the Centennial Celebration Sept. 26-27, 2013. Several activities are planned …Continue reading “Iowa State chemical and biological engineering turns 100”
Jonathan Regele, assistant professor of aerospace engineering, was recently published in the scholarly journal, Physics of Fluids. Regele’s paper was included in the Gallery of Fluid Motion. “Indirect detonation initiation using acoustic timescale thermal power deposition” Copyright (2013) American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires …Continue reading “Regele featured in Physics of Fluids”
Kwang Ho Kim, a PhD. student working in the Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies (CSET) won the Student Poster Challenge at the tcbiomass2013 conference held in Chicago recently. It marks the second time in a row that a CSET student has won this prestigious award. Read the original story, here.
Raj Raman, agricultural and biosystems engineering, along with seventy-two of the nation’s most innovative, young engineering educators have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fifth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium. Faculty members who are developing and implementing innovative educational approaches in a variety of engineering disciplines will come together for the …Continue reading “Raman selected to participate in Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium”
Two ISU professors are using Iowa State’s Virtual Reality Applications Center to expand the expertise — and maybe the lifespans — of firefighters, police, paramedics and military personnel. Nir Keren, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering whose expertise is in occupational safety, wanted to study firefighters under stress in as close to a realistic …Continue reading “Professors use virtual reality to train firefighters”
Matt Sindelar appears to be an average ISU student. The junior in mechanical engineering normally fits in with a crowd pretty well. When he’s not riding on his unicycle, that is. Unicyclists on campus usually turn a few heads, but Sindelar is a little different. He is a former world champion unicyclist. In 2008, before the …Continue reading “Former world champion unicyclist calls Iowa State home”
Ken Jolls, professor emeritus in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, comments on an Iowa State Daily article that argued that toy industries are pushing females away from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Jolls presents a strong case, using successes from Iowa State’s chemical and biological department, that women have actually become …Continue reading “Jolls emphasizes improvements in women in engineering”