Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering professor Laura Jarboe has been named Cargill Professor in Chemical Engineering. The professorship has been created to support a scholar working in process intensification and bioprocessing of agricultural feedstocks into chemicals and chemical intermediates that can be applied on an industrial scale. The recipient of the professorship will offer … Continue reading Cargill supports Jarboe bioindustrial research with professorship
Alex Kauffmann and James Trettin are co-recipients of the Lawrence E. Burkhart Memrorial Award for the spring 2021 commencement. The honor is bestowed upon graduating seniors, who are named Outstanding Senior Student in Chemical Engineering, with emphasis on scholastic performance. Recipients are selected by department faculty. Burkhart, the award’s namesake, was a member of the … Continue reading Two honored with CBE’s Burkhart senior award
Nazik Citir, graduate student within the civil, construction and engineering department, received the President’s Scholarship through the WTS Greater Chicago Area for the 2021-2022 academic year. “I’m really honored to be awarded this scholarship,” Citir said. “It increases my motivations toward my goals. And also, I believe it will open some new pathways to make … Continue reading CCEE Graduate Student Receives WTS Chicago President’s Scholarship
Stefan Peng, an undergraduate student majoring in computer engineering at Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), has been recognized with the Stewart Research Award to support his honors project, “Development of a brain-on-a-chip microfluidic device.” Peng has also received the University Honors Program Grant along with the Stewart Research Award. Both … Continue reading ECpE undergraduate Stefan Peng recognized with two research awards
Iowa State University’s Fluid Power Club competed and placed in the virtual Fluid Power Vehicle Challenge, which was sponsored by the National Fluid Power Association and hosted by Danfoss Power Solutions. The ISU Fluid Power Club received both the Best Presentation and the Innovative Use of Electronics Award for their hydraulically-powered recumbent tricycle. To be … Continue reading ISU Fluid Power Club receives top awards at competition
MSE Outstanding Senior Award: In recognition of the most outstanding graduating senior as defined by the statement, “the graduate who, in 5 years, we would be most proud to call our graduate.” The student is expected to have high character, outstanding achievement in academics and activities and the promise of continuing these exemplary qualities as … Continue reading Andrew Whiteman receives MSE departmental Outstanding Senior Award
MSE Student Leadership & Service Award: In recognition of accomplishments as a leader in both the classroom and extracurricular activities, and for outstanding service to the MSE Department. Jonathan Zaugg, a senior in the Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) from Mitchellville, Iowa, is the spring 2021 recipient of the department’s … Continue reading Jonathan Zaugg receives MSE departmental Student Leadership & Service Award
Each semester outstanding seniors are selected from among College of Engineering graduates. One outstanding senior is named student marshal, representing the college at commencement. Congratulations to spring 2021 student marshal, Carissa Moyna, civil engineering, and all the outstanding seniors: Stephanie Jou, aerospace engineering Marty Knepper, agricultural engineering Victoria Martin, biological systems engineering Divyesh Kumar, chemical … Continue reading Honoring spring 2021 student marshal and outstanding seniors
Rather than tending fields by the hundreds of acres, farmers could one day tend each and every plant with the help of machine learning, robots and other technologies. A five-year, $7 million grant from the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture will help researchers develop such a cyber-physical system. The project is led by Soumik Sarkar, the Walter W. Wilson Faculty Fellow in Engineering and an associate professor of mechanical engineering.
Nine Cyclone Engineering faculty and staff are among those receiving university-wide awards or promotions.
Growing up in coastal Saudi Arabia, Fahad Alsaggaf developed a strong personal connection to the sea. So, it was a major change of scenery when he attended college in a landlocked state like Iowa, but he said he has never regretted his decision. Alsaggaf grew up in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a port city along the … Continue reading Sea-loving Saudi finds a loving home at landlocked Iowa State University
Connie Hargrave has been named the first associate dean for equity and engagement in the Iowa State University College of Engineering.