CCEE Team Selected To Compete in Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition

The Iowa State University student chapter of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute will travel to San Francisco April 5-8 to compete in the 2016 Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition. This is an international event, where teams construct model buildings tested to failure on a shake table using earthquake motions. Iowa State’s undergraduate seismic design team consists … Continue reading CCEE Team Selected To Compete in Undergraduate Seismic Design Competition

Iowa State College of Engineering partners with Drake University, University of Iowa and Indiana University to provide opportunities for graduates pursuing law degrees

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University’s College of Engineering announced a new partnership with three renowned law schools to provide opportunities for its graduates who wish to continue their education by pursuing Juris Doctorate degrees. This collaboration with Drake University Law School, University of Iowa College of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law, … Continue reading Iowa State College of Engineering partners with Drake University, University of Iowa and Indiana University to provide opportunities for graduates pursuing law degrees

Iowa State launches Presidential High Impact Faculty Hires Initiative

Iowa State University has launched the Presidential High Impact Hires Initiative to support targeted faculty hiring in areas of strategic importance. A cluster hire of 12 faculty in five colleges within the strategically important area of Big Data and a cluster hire of 8 faculty in four colleges within the strategically important area of Translational … Continue reading Iowa State launches Presidential High Impact Faculty Hires Initiative

Astronaut Clayton Anderson joins Iowa State engineering faculty

AMES, Iowa – Clayton Anderson, an Iowa State University graduate and former NASA astronaut, will join the university as a distinguished faculty fellow in aerospace engineering. Anderson, a native of Nebraska, received his master’s degree in aerospace engineering from Iowa State in 1983. He joined NASA’s Johnson Space Center that same year, working in the … Continue reading Astronaut Clayton Anderson joins Iowa State engineering faculty

University and College of Engineering see record enrollment again this year

More students than ever before are enrolled at Iowa State University and the College of Engineering for the 2013-14 academic year. This fall the college has an enrollment of 8,284 total students, surpassing last year’s record enrollment of 7,508. Undergraduate enrollment of 7,123 is up 9.7 percent from last year, and graduate enrollment of 1,161 … Continue reading University and College of Engineering see record enrollment again this year

Annual U.S. News rankings: Iowa State undergraduate engineering program is 20th among public universities

U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 “American’s Best Colleges” ranking are out and Iowa State’s College of Engineering ranked 20th among public universities whose highest degree is a doctorate. This is up from 22nd last year. Among all national universities, Iowa State’s undergraduate engineering program ranked 35th (an eight-way tie) overall, up from 39th last … Continue reading Annual U.S. News rankings: Iowa State undergraduate engineering program is 20th among public universities