Earlier this month, three civil, construction and environmental engineering students received a scholarship award from The Builder’s Association. Out of 21 applicants from Iowa State, Eleanor Bryan, Lauren Beardsley and Sadie Brockett were selected to receive the award and attend the Builder’s anniversary event: Building Leaders. Established in 1994, The Builder’s Association Scholarship Foundation encourages … Continue reading Three CCEE women receive Builder’s Association Scholarship
Author: Sierra Hoeger
Jennifer Shane has been named chair of the Transportation Research Board Standing Committee on Construction Management (AFH10). Shane is an associate professor in the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering and is the director of the Construction Management and Technology Program at the Institute for Transportation. “Becoming chair is a great opportunity to work … Continue reading Shane appointed chair of Transportation Research Board committee
Shan Jiang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, and his team had research published in Nano Letters, a high-impact journal published by the American Chemical Society. The research is centered around the activation and creation of “Plasmonic-Magnetic Nanosurfactants for Encapsulation and Triggered Release.” The team behind the research includes postdoctoral research associates Fei Liu; … Continue reading Nanosurfactant discoveries appear in Nano Letters
Iowa State University Engineering Kids FIRST LEGO League Explore program was selected as a 2021-2022 Scale-Up Program of the Iowa Governor’s STEM Initiative. The STEM Scale-Up Program offers Iowa K-12 high-quality STEM programs and professional development to inspire Iowa’s youth to pursue exciting STEM careers.
Cynthia Spurlock, Engineering Student Services administrative assistant, is retiring in early February.
Associate Professor of CCEE, Jing Dong, was featured in WalletHub, in an article regarding the year’s best and worst states to drive in. Below is Dong’s interview, as well as the link to WalletHub’s initial article. What tips do you have for a person looking to keep the costs of car ownership low? To … Continue reading Associate Professor Jing Dong featured within WalletHub
Pothole depressions are a common feature in Iowa’s agricultural landscapes that flood following periods of significant rain and also tend to be places of low crop yield. Professors of agricultural and biosystems engineering, Michelle Soupir and Amy Kaleita, are designing a new conservation practice to reduce phosphorus losses from these in-field “hotspots.” Kaleita and Soupir … Continue reading Pothole research to improve water quality
Kathryn Hining is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in mechanical engineering.
Cora Hicks is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in industrial engineering.
Erik Francois is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in construction engineering.
Jared Benson is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in civil engineering.
Ren Lagrant is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in electrical engineering.
Angela Schauer is the fall 2020 outstanding senior in software engineering.
For the past seven years, Iowa State’s Cyclone Energy has placed first at the ELECTRI International Green Energy Challenge. For the seventh consecutive year, Cyclone Energy managed to place first, despite COVID-19 changing the course of the competition. Josh Zeien, senior in construction engineering, admits that COVID-19 “threw a wrench in the system,” when it … Continue reading Cyclone Energy places first; seventh year in a row
Carissa Moyna, concurrent MBA business administration and civil engineering student, didn’t expect students to enjoy composting as much as they do. After her research work freshman year with the Iowa State compost facility, Moyna wanted to build upon the work she did. The fall semester of her senior year, she established the Compost Team within … Continue reading Students Prove Passion for Composting