Nine Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff will be honored during Iowa State University’s annual awards ceremony in September.
For Rene Chavez, a first generation, Latino Software Engineering (SE) student at Iowa State University (ISU), finding one’s place at a primarily white institution like ISU has had its challenges. Even though he grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, he was largely surrounded by his own Latino community. “When I came to ISU to get …Continue reading “Rene Chavez (SE ’21): “And Don’t Give Up””
The National Science Foundation awarded four Cyclone Engineers with their prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship.
Tom Mansell, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to create engineered probiotics that may be a new way to treat illnesses like obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
Dohgyu Hwang, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering, is the recipient of an Iowa State University Research Excellence Award and a Brown Fellowship.
Frank J. Rizzo Jr., a former faculty member in Iowa State’s Department of Aerospace Engineering and chair in engineering mechanics, has passed away at the age of 81. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date. Originally from Chicago, Rizzo received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering (1960), a …Continue reading “Former engineering mechanics/aerospace engineering faculty member Rizzo passes away”
McCormick Place in Cook County, Illinois, is being transformed from a massive convention center to an alternative care facility for treating low acute COVID-19 patients. Meet the #CycloneEngineer who is part of the team.
The coronavirus pandemic has shut down much of everyday life, but one researcher at Iowa State University continues to work uninterrupted in a laboratory for hours a day, painstakingly watering and measuring plants to study the effects of drought.
Century Farms Distillery in Spencer, Iowa was founded by Amanda and Ryan Bare in 2017. The Bares journey to starting a distillery can be traced back to their time as students in mechanical engineering (ME) at Iowa State.
Work station ergonomics is key to supporting your health, comfort and productivity whether you’re working in your campus office…or your kitchen table. Cody Volkmann, occupational safety specialist, and Paul Hokanson, industrial hygienist, with Iowa State Environmental Health and Safety offer easy-to-implement ergonomic principles to practice in your remote workspace.
EPRC Student Scoop: Burhan Hyder prevents power grid crashes In the ever-changing technological landscape society lives in today, it is hard to keep track of and understand all the new data. As technology changes, potential hackers have different opportunities to crash systems. Burhan Hyder, a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical and …Continue reading “EPRC Student Scoop: Burhan Hyder prevents power grid crashes”
Millicent Hoback and Winnie Kiarie, two Iowa State materials science engineering (MSE) students, are both pursuing their degrees over 8,000 miles from home.