College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

ISU graduates leverage university resources to fast-track bio-oil enterprise

Iowa State University graduates Jared Brown, Cody Ellens, and Anthony Pollard have been featured in an article published by Biorefining Magazine.  The article focuses on the group’s startup, Avello, and their partnerships with ISU resources such as the Bioeconomy Institute and the BioCentury Research Farm. Read the article here.

Ames Lab CRO will also hold MSE, CBE, and Physics Appointments

Duane D. Johnson has been named chief research officer at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory following a national search that spanned several months. Johnson becomes the first to hold the CRO position, which is responsible for initiating, developing, and supervising the lab’s scientific programs and overseeing the scientific division, including approximately 90 researchers, 200 …Continue reading “Ames Lab CRO will also hold MSE, CBE, and Physics Appointments”

Engineering faculty, students featured in iPhone app report

Eliot Winer, Brandon Newendorp, and Tyler Streeter were recently featured in a KCCI news report on the ever-increasing number of applications for the iPhone and iPod touch. Winer, an associate professor in mechanical engineering (ME), spoke to the convenience of using different applications on the phone, as well as the dependency users can develop. Newendorp, a …Continue reading “Engineering faculty, students featured in iPhone app report”

Tips for a Successful Career Fair

The 2010 Spring Engineering Career Fair is Tuesday, February 9, from 12 to 6 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Over 150 companies will be in attendance seeking candidates for employment, internships, and co-ops. (play video) Keep your eyes peeled on the College of Engineering’s Facebook page and follow us on Twitter for great daily tips from other students!