ME grad student receives funding for multiphase X-ray radiography research

Mechanical engineering graduate student Julie Bothell recently received $2500 from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium for her research related to multiphase X-ray radiography. Her current project is entitled “X-Ray Imaging of the Spray from a Coaxial Air Blast Atomizer” and is a collaborative effort between Iowa State and four other universities: Cornell University, University of … Continue reading ME grad student receives funding for multiphase X-ray radiography research

In memory of Richard Stanley

Richard H. Stanley died Nov. 17, 2017, at University Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. He was an alum of the Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and recipient of the Iowa State College of Engineering Anson Marston medal and namesake of the Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering. The Stanley Chair was established to … Continue reading In memory of Richard Stanley

Ian Schneider new director of CBE biomedical engineering minor program

CBE Associate Professor Ian C. Schneider has been named the director of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering’s (CBE) biomedical engineering minor program. He succeeds Dr. Surya Mallapragada in that role. The biomedical engineering minor is a unique opportunity that gives undergraduate students a multidisciplinary life sciences and engineering background along with a foundation … Continue reading Ian Schneider new director of CBE biomedical engineering minor program

Dillyn Mumme: Reflecting on five years cancer free

Dillyn Mumme, senior in aerospace engineering, has been cancer free for over five years. When he was 13, doctors diagnosed him with leukemia, and was then treated at the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital.

A number of construction engineering faculty gather for a group photo. Faculty members include (front row, from left) Jennifer Shane, Aliye Karabulut-Ilgu (civil/construction engineering faculty member), Brad Perkins. (Middle row) Charles Jahren, Cristina Poleacovschi, Larry Cormicle. (Back row) Michael Perez, Kristen Cetin, David Jeong.

Equity and equality among construction engineering faculty at Iowa State

In a historically male-dominated field, faculty of Iowa State’s Construction Engineering Program demonstrate progressively diverse backgrounds Engineering faculty at Iowa State are united when it comes to turning out tomorrow’s problem-solvers. The 2017-2018 school year marks the first time regular faculty positions in Iowa State University’s Construction Engineering Program (ISU ConE) are equally filled by … Continue reading Equity and equality among construction engineering faculty at Iowa State

Ph.D. student wins “Best Dissertation” at IEEE International Test Conference

Doctoral candidate at Iowa State University’s Electrical Computer Engineering Department (ECpE), Yuming Zhuang, won the award “Best Dissertation” at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Test Conference (ITC). ITC is the world’s premier conference dedicated to the electronic test of devices, boards and systems, covering the complete cycle from design verification, test, … Continue reading Ph.D. student wins “Best Dissertation” at IEEE International Test Conference

ME researcher to study best materials for 3D printing in space

ME assistant professor Jaime Juárez recently received funding from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium’s Early Career Investigator Research Program to study materials than can effectively be manufactured on a 3D printer in outer space. Juárez’s research project – Acoustically-Mediated Multi-Material 3D Printing for Polymer-Microparticle Composites – aims to “develop an acoustic-based 3D printing platform as … Continue reading ME researcher to study best materials for 3D printing in space

Members of AGC gather at the entrance to Hope Village in West Virginia during their fall 2017 volunteer trip. Photo Courtesy Nathan Pals.

Iowa State Associated General Contractors Student Chapter earns first place at 2017 Outstanding Chapter Contest

Construction engineering students bring home national honor for eleventh time Early this month, Iowa State University’s Associated General Contractors (ISU AGC) Student Chapter won first place in the 2017 AGC Outstanding Student Chapter Contest. The contest is organized by the Associated General Contractors of America. Within the application, a major focus is put on the … Continue reading Iowa State Associated General Contractors Student Chapter earns first place at 2017 Outstanding Chapter Contest

Steve Koenck and Joe Musil: Cyclone engineers and patent powerhouses

Two Cyclone engineers. More than 200 patents. A hands-on Iowa State learning experience that started it all. Steve Koenck (elec engr ‘73, MS ’74) and Joe Musil (mech engr ’72) met as Iowa State engineering students in 1970 when they both were working in the College of Engineering’s fabrication machine shop. “Pretty much every hour … Continue reading Steve Koenck and Joe Musil: Cyclone engineers and patent powerhouses

Hui Ning Tan

Meet, Hui Ning Tan, a materials engineering exchange student from Singapore

Hui Ning Tan, a student in materials engineering, is an exchange student from the National University of Singapore. She is attending Iowa State University for the spring 2018 semester and will return to Singapore in May. She said, “I came to Iowa State for a semester because I wanted to experience what my brother experienced. … Continue reading Meet, Hui Ning Tan, a materials engineering exchange student from Singapore

The Iowa FIRST LEGO® League State Championships: crowds, bright minds and robots

AMES, Iowa – Students from across Iowa are preparing their teams and their LEGO® robots to help solve the world’s water problems. Their preparations are all part of this season’s Iowa FIRST LEGO® League State Championships Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 13 and 14, at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering. Both days will feature 60 teams of 9- … Continue reading The Iowa FIRST LEGO® League State Championships: crowds, bright minds and robots

CCEE graduate student earns prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship

Jacob Warner presents critical analysis of speed limits on Iowa Interstate System at annual Transportation Research Board Conference in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has chosen Jacob Warner, a graduate student studying transportation engineering at Iowa State University’s Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Department (ISU CCEE), as a recipient of the Dwight … Continue reading CCEE graduate student earns prestigious Eisenhower Fellowship

Engineers’ Week Guest Speaker Grant Imahara will discuss engineering entertainment 

Former MythBusters designer and current star of the Netflix series “The White Rabbit Project,” Grant Imahara, will visit Iowa State’s Memorial Union on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 8 p.m. as a guest lecturer for Engineers’ Week 2018. The event is free and open to the public. Seating in the Great Hall will begin at 7 p.m. Imahara will present a lecture entitled “From MythBusters to The White Rabbit Project: … Continue reading Engineers’ Week Guest Speaker Grant Imahara will discuss engineering entertainment 

ABE faculty and staff earn CALS Awards

Several ABE faculty and staff recently won CALS awards: Yijing Ding, CB2 Center Coordinator- P&S Outstanding New Professional David Grewell, Professor- Mid-Career Achievement in Research Matt Helmers, Professor and Associate Chair for Research and Extension- Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Outreach Tamara Kerns, ITec Academic Adviser- Early Adviser Award Manjit Misra, Professor and Seed Science … Continue reading ABE faculty and staff earn CALS Awards

Mickelson and Maier elected Fellows of the ASABE

ABE Department Chair and Charles R. and Jane F. Olsen Professor Steve Mickelson and ABE Professor and Post-Harvest Engineer Dirk Maier have been elected Fellows of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.  As ASABE‘s highest honor, the organization “defines a Fellow as a member of unusual professional distinction, with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications … Continue reading Mickelson and Maier elected Fellows of the ASABE