Two Iowa State University students went on a cryptocurrency-funded adventure overseas to inspire their dream project. August Domanchuk and Xander Apponi, computer engineering freshmen with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State, and technical communications freshman Jacob Hemmerich recently created a cryptocurrency-funded project with the goal of developing student-led communities in …Continue reading “Cryptocurrency-funded STEM education”
ShieldX Networks (ShieldX) named Iowa State University a finalist in the 2018 SC Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program in the Professional Award category for its innovative use of the ShieldX APEIRO cloud security platform. The SC Awards are recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Iowa …Continue reading “ISU named finalist for best cybersecurity program”
Halil Ceylan’s heated pavement technology was featured on The Today Show. Watch the video to see just how quickly the heated runways can melt away snow and ice.
Iowa State University’s Engineers Without Borders has returned to the village of Ullo, in northwest Ghana, to continue a project to extend the availability of drinking water from the four-month “wet season” to a year-round supply. “”To say that my life has been changed by this opportunity seems like such an understatement,” said Kelsey Brandt, a senior in chemical engineering, who also travelled to Ullo both in 2014 and 2016. “The second my feet hit that dusty ground, I felt at home.”
Brendon Geils and Victory Omole, seniors with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, make up two of the four-person team awarded the Hacker Prize at HackHarvard, at Harvard University, on Oct. 20-22, 2017. “I participated in my first hackathon (HackISU) in the fall of 2014, and I’ve been in love …Continue reading “Hacking an easier way to understanding quantum theory”
Graduate students from Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department competed in the Graduate College’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) event on Nov. 6, 2017. These students volunteered to share their research in a compelling way in language understandable to those from outside of their disciplines, and they were restricted to three minutes and one …Continue reading “ECpE graduate students compete in thesis event”
Two mechanical engineering graduate students recently received awards for their paper at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) national conference earlier this month in Los Angeles. Sanvisna Kogelen (MS, Mechanical Engineering) and Alex Wrede (PhD, Mechanical Engineering) along with Patrick Kreiser (Bob and Kay Smith Fellow in Entrepreneurship and Associate Professor …Continue reading “ME grad students combine skills in engineering, entrepreneurship”
ABE’s Dr. Jacek Koziel earned two certificates of recognition in “Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing” for Trends in Analytical Chemistry (#1 ranked journal in analytical chemistry) and Waste Management (#12th ranked journal in environmental engineering) for being within the top 10th percentile in the number of manuscript reviews completed in the past two years.
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”
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”