Month: November 2013

Engineering students active in noncompetitive clubs

Engineering students are active in all sorts of clubs and organizations offered at Iowa State. Two engineering students who are part of noncompetitive clubs talked about their experiences in an Iowa State Daily article. Read the full story here: www.iowastatedaily.com/sports/article_1e3c3e30-4508-11e3-87a4-0019bb2963f4.html.

Sriram Sundararajan

Sundararajan named College of Engineering equity advisor

On Nov. 1, Sriram Sundararajan began serving as the next College of Engineering equity advisor. In this role, he will help expand the diversity among the college’s faculty and implement ISU ADVANCE goals. He will also lead continued efforts to create an inclusive culture for women and underrepresented minorities within the college. Sundararajan says he … Continue reading Sundararajan named College of Engineering equity advisor

Electrical engineering alum made a full circle and closes the circuit at Iowa State

Philip Thompson, Iowa State University electrical engineering alumnus, really liked working with electrical circuits and small battery operated motors when he was growing up. But it wasn’t until later in his academic career that he realized that electronics was his life’s calling. Thompson transferred to Iowa State from Iowa Central Community College in the fall … Continue reading Electrical engineering alum made a full circle and closes the circuit at Iowa State

Professor Brent Shanks, CBiRC feature biotech startups in Chemical & Engineering News

The following is an excerpt from “Students, Start-Ups, and Biorenewability,” written by Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) Chicago writer Mitch Jacoby in the Oct. 28, 2013, edition of Chemical & Engineering News. Shivani Garg had never planned on launching a biotech start-up company, at least not until recently. Like other biochemistry graduate students, she spent her … Continue reading Professor Brent Shanks, CBiRC feature biotech startups in Chemical & Engineering News

2013 Most Oustanding Chapter

Ten consecutive years: ISU’s Material Advantage continues streak as Most Outstanding Chapter

For current members of Iowa State’s Material Advantage group, being the Most Outstanding Chapter is all they have ever known. That’s because the group has received the title for 10 consecutive years—a trend they want to continue for years to come. Ben Hagarty, president of the group for 2013-14, says Material Advantage is proud of … Continue reading Ten consecutive years: ISU’s Material Advantage continues streak as Most Outstanding Chapter