Therkildsen

Iowa State University alumni make gift for endowed department chair

Ames, Iowa – An Iowa State University alumni couple has made a generous gift to establish the C. G. “Turk” and Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. An endowed department chair will have a substantial, permanent impact for the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. The position honors the … Continue reading Iowa State University alumni make gift for endowed department chair

IMSE Emeritus Professor Victor Tamashunas passes away

Victor Tamashunas, 89, passed away August 22, 2015 in Ames. He retired as emeritus professor of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in 1991, and he was an alumnus of Iowa State University. His memberships and honors include: Registered Professional Engineer, Senior Member of the American Institute of IE’s, Professor of the Year-College of … Continue reading IMSE Emeritus Professor Victor Tamashunas passes away

Rivero honored for her contributions to manufacturing and design

Iris Rivero, associate professor and director of graduate education of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, was recognized for her service in manufacturing and design at the 2015 Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Expo. Rivero received the Manufacturing and Design Division Outstanding Service Award, which recognizes contributions to and leadership in public and community matters, the … Continue reading Rivero honored for her contributions to manufacturing and design

Exemplary Peer Mentor Supervisor Awards

Kathy Weaver and Devna Popejoy-Sheriff, both academic advisers for industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, were named Exemplary Peer Mentor Supervisors for the 2014-2015 academic year by ISU Learning Communities. This honor is given to peer mentor supervisors who show great dedication and service to their peer mentors. The awards were presented at the Learning Communities Peer … Continue reading Exemplary Peer Mentor Supervisor Awards

IE grad students, alum featured in Des Moines Register

Morgan Hampel (MSIE’15), Tyler Fox, graduate student in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, and Justin Coaldrake (BSIE’14) were featured in an article in the Des Moines Register. In the article, they discuss how they co-founded ClinicNote, a reporting and note-taking tool for speech pathologists, who have to provide patient progress reports so insurance companies can determine … Continue reading IE grad students, alum featured in Des Moines Register

DMDII featured in March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine

By Josh Hoff, Electrical Apparatus Magazine Original article: Bringing the customer closer to the design process Janis Terpenny, department chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University’s College of Engineering, is a driving force behind the College of Engineering’s role as a tier 1 partner in the Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation … Continue reading DMDII featured in March issue of Electrical Apparatus Magazine

Wartburg, Iowa State University partner on 4+1 engineering program

Wartburg College students interested in a master’s degree in industrial engineering can begin earning credits toward that end the summer after their junior year, thanks to a partnership with Iowa State University. The “4+1” cooperative program will allow students to earn a bachelor’s degree in engineering science from Wartburg and a master’s degree in industrial … Continue reading Wartburg, Iowa State University partner on 4+1 engineering program

Proplanner featured in Iowa Innovation Corporation’s newsletter

Iowa Innovation Corporation’s newsletter Connections included a profile of Proplanner, an engineering software company founded by Dave Sly, IMSE professor of practice. The Iowa Innovation Corporation is a private non profit organization that fosters Iowa research and development, supports the commercialization of ideas, and establishes funding resources to help Iowa companies grow and innovate. Read the … Continue reading Proplanner featured in Iowa Innovation Corporation’s newsletter

IE student’s honors presentation chosen as best in College of Engineering

Members of the College of Engineering Honors Program Committee evaluate Engineering Honors Program members’ honors project poster presentations at the University Honors Program poster symposium.  The best-reviewed presenter each semester is awarded a $250 scholarship from the College of Engineering. The Fall 2014 engineering capstone presentation selected as best among its peers was by Michelle Voelker, now … Continue reading IE student’s honors presentation chosen as best in College of Engineering

Ryan appointed to editorial board of IEEE journal

Sarah Ryan, professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, was selected to be a new editor of the journal IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The mission of the IEEE Transactions on Power Systems is to serve the whole Power System community, including researchers, practitioners, educators … Continue reading Ryan appointed to editorial board of IEEE journal