Aishwarya Pawar, who will join the ME department as an assistant professor in Fall 2022, was introduced to the STEM field by her parents growing up in Goa, India. Her father, Rajiv, is a medical doctor while her mother, Swati, is a physics professor at Dhempe College of Arts and Science. She had the opportunity to occasionally accompany her mother in the office and on different work trips, which led to her interest in academic research.
The family of Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) undergraduate Paige Myers has been chosen as the Cyclone Family Weekend 2022 Family of the Year. The Myers family will be featured as part of Cyclone Family Weekend October 14-16.
Paul Willard (’92 aero engr) has been been an aerospace engineer, startup success and now has founded a venture capital firm to invest in early-state robotics-as-a-service companies.
Elaine Phompheng, ABE student services specialist, along with colleagues, led the development of ABESCN. ABESCN was created in 2018 based on student feedback to improve the department’s cultural environment.
Despite cloudy skies at the start of the race, the American Solar Challenge 2022 kicked off Saturday morning to embark on the historic Oregon Trail.
Incoming Iowa State University faculty member Qiang Zhong grew up in Wenzhou, a small coastal city in southeast China. He remembers spending summers with his grandfather, a well-known diesel mechanic in his hometown, which is what got him interested in the field of engineering. His parents always encouraged him to do hands-on activities like building model airplanes and RC boats.