College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Victory Omole, ECpE undergraduate student Victory Omole knew he wanted to attend Iowa State University from the moment he visited campus. It was the only university …Continue reading “Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole”

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Ugerah Abalu

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. AUgerah Abalu, a junior in electrical engineering, serves as the NSBE Region V international chair.

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Nichelle’Le Carrington, ECpE graduate student From a young age, Nichelle’Le Carrington’s parents were adamant she and her three older siblings obtain at least one college degree. …Continue reading “Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students”

Black History Month: ECpE’s Phillip Jones on Inclusion in Engineering

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Growing up on a small farm in Maryland, Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Phillip Jones felt at home when he first …Continue reading “Black History Month: ECpE’s Phillip Jones on Inclusion in Engineering”

Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. This is the first in a multi-part series. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. It’s hard to imagine Iowa State University’s campus without Parks Library or the Memorial Union in the early 1900s. It’s …Continue reading “Black History Month: ECpE’s first African-American graduate”

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Aaron Hudgins

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Aaron Hudgins, a senior in mechanical engineering, serves as the NSBE Missouri Zone Chair for Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy gave a keynote talk at the 2018 Australian Communication Theory Workshop at the University of Newcastle Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2018. This workshop, held annually, brings together Australian researchers in the areas of telecommunications, signal processing, coding and information theory. The workshop featured three keynote talks, one of …Continue reading “ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop”

Ramirez joins ABE faculty

Brett Ramirez is no stranger to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. On January 1, 2018, Brett Ramirez joined the faculty in ABE as an assistant professor. He earned his doctorate one semester earlier at Iowa State University under the guidance of Dr. Steve Hoff. Ramirez has a research and extension appointment which allows …Continue reading “Ramirez joins ABE faculty”

Three Cyclone Engineers elected to National Academy of Engineering

Three Cyclone Engineers have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, an honor among the highest distinctions in engineering. Dennis A. Muilenburg (aero engr ’86), W. Mark Saltzman (chem engr ’81) and Charles E. Sukup (agr engr ’76, M.S. ’82) are honored for their outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education.

Hongwei Xin receives ASABE McCormick Case Gold Medal

Hongwei Xin has been selected to receive the 2018 Cyrus Hall McCormick-Jerome Increase Case Gold Medal Award given by the American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). This award was established in 1932 and recognizes “exceptional and meritorious engineering achievement in agriculture.” The award is sponsored by CNH Global. Xin will be presented the award …Continue reading “Hongwei Xin receives ASABE McCormick Case Gold Medal”

Manjit Misra receives ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award

Manjit Misra, Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Director of the Seed Science Center, was awarded the 2018 ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award. Established in 2015 by Charles Sukup, President of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, Iowa, this endowed award recognizes the enhancement of food security by innovative engineering or the …Continue reading “Manjit Misra receives ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award”

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