College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Two Iowa teams advance to FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Challenge Finals

Two of Iowa’s FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge teams advanced to the 2021 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge Global Innovation Award finals held in June. The Global Innovation Challenge included participants from over 100 countries across all three FIRST® programs. The Iowa finalists advanced through multiple events to showcase and present their research and innovations to industry …Continue reading “Two Iowa teams advance to FIRST® LEGO® League Global Innovation Challenge Finals”

CNDE graduate research assistant Katelyn Brinker receives Grand Apex Award for outstanding communications

Katelyn Brinker, graduate research assistant with the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE) and co-chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) Public Relations and Communications Committee, has been named a recipient of a Grand Apex Award.

Inspiring tomorrow’s women in STEM: Kristin Yvonne Rozier

Here on campus, Kristin Rozier, Black & Veatch Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, brings her NASA research experience into her classroom and lab group, leading new innovations in autonomous flight.

Team SMAlloygator wins CASMART Student Design Challenge

A team of Iowa State University engineering students, team SMAlloygator, won the 2021 4th CASMART Student Design Challenge. The challenge, organized by NASA, tasked students with creating a design using shape memory alloy (SMA) technology. This work was also part of the Materials Science and Engineering Senior Design project. The Consortium for the Advancement of …Continue reading “Team SMAlloygator wins CASMART Student Design Challenge”