Miguel Rangel, graduating senior in ITec, was invited by Associate Dean David Acker to be the student speaker at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convocation ceremony, citing Rangel’s great work during his time at ISU. He received the recommendation for this honor from ABE Chair Steve Mickelson. The ceremony takes place on the morning … Continue reading ITec senior Miguel Rangel invited to speak at College of Agriculture and Life Sciences convocation
Sarah Rajala, James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering at Iowa State University, has been reappointed for another five-year term. During her initial term, Dean Rajala managed the college through a period of unprecedented enrollment growth, increased recruitment of diverse faculty and students, and enhanced the quality of the college’s facilities. She also … Continue reading Rajala reappointed as Engineering dean
One mechanical engineering professor will use X-rays to study hydrate formations which can found in off-shore petroleum transport systems. Ted Heindel, Bergles Professor of Thermal Science in ME, recently received a $100,488 grant from the Chevron Corporation for an eight-month project entitled An exploratory investigation of using X-rays to characterize hydrate formation. “Hydrates can form … Continue reading ME’s Heindel to use X-rays to study hydrate formations
The security of the modern power grid is constantly challenged with advanced cyber threats. The frequency of these cyber attacks and their sophistication has significantly increased over the last few years. This development has called for preventative and resilient methods and solutions in the cybersecurity realm. A team led by Iowa State University Electrical … Continue reading ECpE and ME professors win NSF grant
Construction engineering professor makes an impact on graduate experience at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (ISU CCEE) Engineering is in Doug Gransberg’s genes. He is an engineer, his father was an engineer, his sons are engineers – even Gransberg’s ancestors constructed bridges. “I never thought of doing anything else,” Gransberg, … Continue reading Retirement: Iowa State CCEE’s Doug Gransberg
Seven mechanical engineering graduate students were recognized today for their research and teaching excellence. Caroline Hayes, ME department chair, and Abhijit Chandra, ME Director of Graduate Education, presented the awards during a short ceremony Tuesday afternoon in Black Engineering Building. Each awardee received a letter of commendation from ISU President Wendy Wintersteen, a certificate of achievement, … Continue reading Seven ME graduate students honored for teaching, research
At the end of every semester, Iowa State University College of Engineering (COE) honors exceptional seniors within each department. Below are the seniors represented from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE). *Full awards article can be found on COE’s news site. Sarah Huber, an electrical engineering major from Bettendorf, Iowa, is very committed to … Continue reading Outstanding ECpE seniors
The Fall 2017 TSM 415 Technology Capstone posters are now viewable in the ISU Digital Repository. ISU librarian Harrison Inefuku is currently working on linking the posters and final reports that will be completed in Spring 2018 in TSM 216 with an assigned digital object identifier. The goal is to establish a permanent, open-access record … Continue reading TSM Technology Capstone posters available on ISU Digital Repository
Shahin Hajilar, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Civil, Construction and Enviornmental Engineering, has been selected student marshal for the fall 2017 graduate commencement ceremony.
At the end of each semester, the College of Engineering honors twelve outstanding seniors, one of which is selected to serve as the college’s student marshal at the undergraduate commencement ceremony.
ABE Ph.D. candidate Somchi Rice was awarded for a paper stemming from her TOX M.S. thesis entitled “Characterizing the Smell of Marijuana by Odor Impact of Volatile Compounds: An Application of Simultaneous Chemical and Sensory Analysis.” The paper was published in PLOS ONE in 2015 and was co-authored with ABE associate professor Jacek Koziel. According … Continue reading ABE Graduate Student Rice honored with 2017 Toxicology High-Impact Paper award
Twenty Iowa State University students had the opportunity to attend the world’s largest gathering of women technologists in Orlando, Florida, from Oct. 4-6. Students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), along with students from the student organizations Digital Women and Electrical, Computer and Software Engineers and Leaders (ECSEL), traveled to the event. … Continue reading ECpE women inspired by Grace Hopper Celebration
The Department of Aerospace Engineering mourns the loss of Harry Weiss, former chair of Engineering Mechanics and a professor of mathematics and engineering mechanics at Iowa State University from 1953-1989. Weiss passed away on November 22, 2017 with his wife Marion by his side. Weiss was born on February 15, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He … Continue reading Aerospace Engineering mourns the loss of Harry Weiss
First-year aerospace engineering students from AerE 160 capped off their first semester with the Lighter Than Air Challenge in Howe Hall on Friday evening. The students built aircrafts out of balsa wood and used motors, propellers, and a large helium balloon to fly around the atrium. With spectators lined along the railings of Howe Hall, … Continue reading Students entertain packed crowd at LTA’s
Mechanical engineering professor Xinwei Wang recently received a $55,000 grant for a five-month research project entitled Spectorgraphic Thin Film Measurement Technology for Wafer Process Control. “This project is to design a new technology for measuring the thickness of different films within a film stack,” said Wang. “Such structure is broadly used in power electronics fabrication, … Continue reading ME’s Wang receives funding to study film thickness