An industrial engineering (IE) student wants to honor her late father by following in his footsteps and graduating from Iowa State. Lydia Dawson, a junior in IE, grew up in Urbandale and remembers watching Cyclone football games with her father, Tim Dawson. This was her earliest exposure to Iowa State University and because of it …Continue reading “IE student pursues degree to honor her late father”
Iowa State University is home to its very own chapter of Material Advantage, a student organization that “provides access to the materials science and engineering professional’s most preeminent societies,” including The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), the Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST), ASM International and The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS). Involvement in the organization gives students leadership experience, scholarship opportunities, conference and event access, …Continue reading “ISU Material Advantage connects students to the department, the community and Iowa representatives”
A lot of creativity — and caffeine — were flowing at the 10th annual HackISU “invention marathon” on Oct. 19-21. HackISU brings together teams of undergrads to create, invent and produce a wide variety of software and hardware projects in a 36-hour-long hackathon.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is a winner of the Iowa State University Alumni Association’s Impact Award, honoring “individuals, businesses, organizations, or units whose programs or accomplishments brought broad recognition to the university and increased the involvement of ISU constituents.”
Four Cyclone Engineers and one engineering department will receive college and Iowa State University Alumni Association awards at the ISUAA 2018 Honors and Awards Ceremony. Tim Anderson (’73 chem engr) will be awarded the Anson Marston Medal, Jim Fay (’74 chem engr) and Amzi Yahya (MS ’85, PhD ’88 agri engr) will receive Professional Achievement Citations in Engineering and John Kevern (PhD ’08 civil engr) will receive a Young Alumni Award from the College of Engineering. The ISU Alumni Association’s Impact Award will go to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.
Iowa State’s mechanical engineering (ME) graduate program ranks 3rd for enrollment across the entire university, according to fall 2018 data from the office of the registrar. The ME graduate program has 257 students enrolled for the fall semester. Male enrollment for the ME grad program ranks second university-wide with 203 male students enrolled for fall …Continue reading “ME’s graduate program ranks 3rd university-wide for enrollment”
This short story was originally published by CALS Online, the newsletter for faculty and staff in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, published by email every Monday. Manjit Misra, director of the Seed Science Center, commissioned a documentary film to inspire and engage the youth who will be tomorrow’s agricultural leaders, …Continue reading “Seed Science Center Documentary to Debut at World Food Prize”
San Diego, CA ― The National Academy of Construction (NAC) has elected Charles “Chuck” Jahren, the W. A. Klinger Teaching Professor, construction engineering division leader, and associate department chair in Iowa State University’s Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Department, as a member of its 2018 class. He was inducted on Oct. 11 at the academy’s …Continue reading “Charles Jahren inducted into National Academy of Construction”