Neelam Prabhu-Gaunkar, Ph. D. student in Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), was selected as an IBM Fellowship Awardee for the second year in a row. According to IBM’s research website, “The IBM Ph. D. Fellowship Awards Program is an intensely competitive worldwide program, which honors exceptional Ph. D. students who …Continue reading “ECpE Ph. D. student selected as IBM Fellowship Awardee”
The Department of Aerospace Engineering hosted the 2017 Spring Senior Dinner on Wednesday evening at the Alumni Center. Graduating seniors gathered for a final meal together with their professors and members of the department. It was a chance for the 81 AerE seniors to discuss their future plans and look back on memorable times in …Continue reading “AerE seniors gather for senior dinner”
With new rules and challenges, Iowa State University: National Electrical Contractors Association Student Chapter prepares for competition It’s 2017 and Cyclone Energy is back in action! After taking home a three-peat in the NECA and ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge (GEC) last year, the Iowa State Green Energy Challenge (ISU GEC) Team is shooting for …Continue reading “Cyclone Energy gears up for a four-peat”
Clayton Anderson’s 4th Annual Spaceflight Operations Workshop is taking applications now for this summer’s session. August 7-14, experience a truly unique workshop that gives you the knowledge and tools based on exercises similar to those used in actual Astronaut training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Activities include, SCUBA dicing, wilderness survival training, flight …Continue reading “Applications open for Spaceflight Operations Workshop”
This year, Iowa State University received nearly $10 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help improve diversity in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Within Iowa State’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department, $5 million over the next five years will go toward creating 272 individual NSF Scholarships for students from Iowa State, Des Moines …Continue reading “$4 million grant gives opportunities to women in STEM fields”
Teaching remains a top priority for doctoral candidate Last week, engineering graduate student Alireza Sassani earned the Graduate and Professional Student Senate (GPSS) Teaching Award. Sassani, who studies geotechnical/materials engineering at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE), earned this award for his work as a teaching assistant for the course …Continue reading “CCEE graduate student earns Graduate and Professional Student Senate Teaching Award”
Justin Elwood is doing his residency in anesthesiology By Haley Brase Problem solving and teamwork drove Justin Elwood to major in mechanical engineering at Iowa State, but it also made him interested in medicine. While attending ISU he worked as a technician in an emergency department which sparked the idea of medical school. After graduating …Continue reading “ME graduate turns to the medical field”
Washington DC, April 5, 2017 – DiscoverE announced the 2017 class of New Faces of Engineering honorees. The announcement coincides with today’s second annual Global Day of the Engineer, a worldwide day of celebration and volunteerism that shines a spotlight on the work done by engineers and inspires the next generation of engineering and technology …Continue reading “Ramirez named to DiscoverE’s 2017 New Faces of Engineering”
In a recent Iowa Learning Farms webinar by Iowa State University Agronomist Matt Helmers, he dispelled some myths and misconceptions about water quality and drainage problems in corn and soybean fields.
Given the heart-healthy benefits, plus longer fryer life and advantages with biodiesel production, high oleic soybeans may eventually become the norm, rather than the exception, said Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University professor of ag and biosystems engineering.
Steve Mickelson professor and chair of the agricultural and biosystems engineering department, demonstrates three-dimensional printing Tuesday to a visiting team from the Republic of Kosovo. Visible (from left) are: Marjan Dema, rector of the University of Prishtina; Arsim Bajrami, Kosovo Minister of Education, Science and Technology; and Zenun Halili, political advisor to the minister. In …Continue reading “ABE receives guests from Kosovo”
Two units within the College of Engineering have teamed up with other departments on campus to create a mobile version of an Iowa State landmark. The departments of civil, construction, and environmental engineering (CCEE) along with mechanical engineering (ME) are working with the architecture and music departments on the Campanile Carillon Model Project. The project …Continue reading “ME, CCEE, other departments team up for Campanile model project”