Author: Aimee Burch

Flipped classroom video pre-lab project comes to MSE department

Facing overcrowded labs and enrollment growth, Larry Genalo and Michelle Grawe knew something needed to change. The overcrowding led to an “overlapping of sections and multiple classes using the same space at the same time,” said Grawe, the teaching laboratory coordinator for materials science and engineering. “It was hard to manage, and not as safe … Continue reading Flipped classroom video pre-lab project comes to MSE department

Materials Science and Engineering Professor Emeritus Thomas McGee celebrates 90th birthday

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering gathered to celebrate a milestone birthday for Professor Emeritus Dr. Thomas McGee. McGee celebrated his 90th birthday June 9, 2015 with a reception attended by friends and colleagues. McGee has been a presence at Iowa State for nearly 70 years. He earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in Ceramic … Continue reading Materials Science and Engineering Professor Emeritus Thomas McGee celebrates 90th birthday

Iowa State University student named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar

Iowa State University student Catherine Meis, Le Mars, has been named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar, the nation’s premier undergraduate scholarship in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Meis is a third-year student, majoring in materials engineering with a minor in bioengineering. Two other Iowa State students earned Honorable Mention in this year’s competition. They are Samuel … Continue reading Iowa State University student named a 2015 Goldwater Scholar