College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

CBE’s Hillier, Fox elected American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellows

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Reginald R. Baxter Endowed Department Chair Andrew Hillier and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering and Hershel B. Whitney Professor, Global Initiatives Rodney Fox have been elected fellows in the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The grade of fellow is awarded to members in recognition of significant …Continue reading “CBE’s Hillier, Fox elected American Institute of Chemical Engineers fellows”

CCEE professor Beth Hartmann retires

One could describe Beth Hartmann’s time with Iowa State as having come full circle. After graduating in 1989 with a degree in architecture and a minor in naval science, she bookends her career and retired from  her position as a teaching professor in construction engineering at Iowa State in June.  During her 11 years of …Continue reading “CCEE professor Beth Hartmann retires”

Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty Reza Zoughi and Mohammad T. Al Qaseer have been awarded the 2020 IEEE Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award for their outstanding work in their academic paper entitled, “A Compact Microwave Camera Based on Chaotic Excitation Synthetic-Aperture Radar (CESAR).” This award is presented …Continue reading “Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award”

Sensory “skin” detects cracks in bridges

A new sensory skin developed by a group of researchers is the first scalable monitoring technology capable of automatically detecting, localizing and quantifying fatigue cracks in bridges – something that is nearly impossible for inspectors to see during a routine visual inspection. The team, comprised of civil and mechanical engineers from Iowa State University, The …Continue reading “Sensory “skin” detects cracks in bridges”

OVPR welcomes 29 faculty to Research Collaboration Catalysts 2020-2021 cohort

We’ve got you covered: Engineering faculty and staff design and sew masks for colleagues and community

Engineering faculty and staff work every day towards improving the lives of others and, even in these unprecedented circumstances, their urge to help continues on.