Iowa State’s Women in Science and Engineering program receives national Engineering Initiative Award

Iowa State’s Program for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) was awarded the 2018 Women in Engineering Initiative Award by the Women in Engineering ProActive Network. A single university is selected from a competitive pool for this prestigious award. WiSE was recognized for “being a model for women in engineering programs across the nation.” The … Continue reading Iowa State’s Women in Science and Engineering program receives national Engineering Initiative Award

Cyclone Space Mining launches new concept for NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition

This story is courtesy of the ISU News Service.  AMES, Iowa – It’s a brand new mission for the student-engineers of Cyclone Space Mining. Instead of going after the dusty, gritty top layer of simulated Martian soil in a NASA arena, the space miners need their robot to dig deeper and harvest chunks of buried … Continue reading Cyclone Space Mining launches new concept for NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition

Collins named next director of Center for Nondestructive Evaluation

Peter Collins will serve as the new director of Iowa State University College of Engineering’s Center of Nondestructive Evaluation starting on May 16. “CNDE has worked become a true national asset. It is exciting to be part of that and to take on this new role,” said Collins, Al and Julie Renken Professor in Materials … Continue reading Collins named next director of Center for Nondestructive Evaluation

NSBE, SHPE-MAES and SWE join to support 50K Coalition

Three Iowa State engineering student organizations joined together in support of a single mission: to support the 50K Coalition, a new national effort “to produce 50,000 diverse engineering graduates annually by 2025.” Iowa State’s chapters of National Society of Black Engineers, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers-Latinos in Science and Engineering (MAES) and the Society of Women Engineers … Continue reading NSBE, SHPE-MAES and SWE join to support 50K Coalition

Engineering Online Learning’s Paul Jewell receives ASEE Distinguished Service Award

Paul Jewell, director of industry relations and Collaborative Technology Services for Iowa State’s Engineering-LAS Online Learning (ELO), was honored with the 2018 Joseph M. Biedenbach Distinguished Service Award at the annual American Society for Engineering Education’s Continuing Professional Development Division. “This is the highest award presented by the CPDD division and is given to someone … Continue reading Engineering Online Learning’s Paul Jewell receives ASEE Distinguished Service Award

Hanson receives prestigious ISUAA Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award

Natalie Hanson, a senior in biological systems engineering from LaPorte City, Iowa, has been honored with the 2018 Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award. The Wallace E. Barron Award was established by the Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) 50 years ago to recognize seniors who “display high character, outstanding achievement in academics and university … Continue reading Hanson receives prestigious ISUAA Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Ugerah Abalu

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. AUgerah Abalu, a junior in electrical engineering, serves as the NSBE Region V international chair.

New Green Dot program aims to end power-based personal violence

What’s your green dot? Iowa State launched the Green Dot program with an aim of reducing power-based personal violence — and four members of the College of Engineering community are facilitators trained to help others “harness the power of individual actions” to improve campus safety and wellness.

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Aaron Hudgins

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Aaron Hudgins, a senior in mechanical engineering, serves as the NSBE Missouri Zone Chair for Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Ahmad Shehata

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Ahmad Shehata, senior in mechanical engineering, is Technical Outreach and Community Help (TORCH) chair for NSBE’s Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.