Xinchun Tian, a postdoctoral scholar in the Materials Science and Engineering department, was awarded the ISU Postdoctoral Research Excellence Award for his research on in situ biasing TEM studies. Tian graduated from Iowa State with a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering under the supervision of Prof. Ludovico Cademartiri. Tian now works as postdoctoral scholar …Continue reading “Xinchun Tian receives ISU Postdoctoral Research Excellence Award”
Abbie Gries is the spring 2020 outstanding senior in aerospace engineering.
Abby Schaefer is the spring 2020 outstanding senior in biological systems engineering.
Nikita Kozak, graduating with a major in mechanical engineering and a minor in mathematics, will represent the College of Engineering at spring commencement as student marshal.
Trace Tuthill is the spring 2020 outstanding senior in agricultural engineering.
Charlie Wickham’s passion for theme parks started at a young age. Like other students interested in pursuing a career in the amusement park industry, Wickham started building his own models out of K’Nex and Legos. He eventually took his passion for design to a bigger stage: designing the theme park engineering group at Iowa State …Continue reading “Engineering a new club”
No day is “just a normal day” in Ludovico Cademartiri’s research group. Not when there are so many questions to answer about crop plants using a convergence of materials science and engineering, genetics, predictive phenomics and chemical engineering. “We are working on many exploratory projects, including answering some fundamental questions about plant communication and challenging …Continue reading “An interdisciplinary path to plant root research”
Each semester, twelve graduating seniors are selected as outstanding seniors to represent the College of Engineering. Of these twelve, one is chosen as the college’s student marshal at the undergraduate commencement ceremony on December 21. Click the names to read individual features about each student. Student Marshal – Nicholas Wijaya Major: Aerospace …Continue reading “Fall 2019 student marshal and outstanding seniors honored”
Student Marshal – Nicholas Wijaya Major: Aerospace engineering Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia GPA: 3.95 Career goal: Become an aerospace engineer who participates actively in the future innovations in the engineering world. Clubs/activities: Aerospace Mentorship Program, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Indonesian Student Association, Awards/honors: Highest GPA in Aerospace Engineering, Dean’s list, Boeing Company Award, Tau …Continue reading “Nicholas Wijaya named fall 2019 student marshal”
Sarah Baratta Major: Electrical engineering, emphasis in VLSI (Very-large-scale integration) Minor: International studies, focus in science and technology in Asia GPA: 3.84 Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa Career goal: To be passionate and interested in what I do (and not dread going to work!) Clubs/activities: Engr 160 and Cpr E 381 teaching assistant Awards/honors: Dean’s List, …Continue reading “Outstanding senior fall 2019 – Sarah Baratta”
Nathaniel Hall Major: Agricultural engineering with emphasis in power and machinery GPA: 3.81 Hometown: Brooklyn, Iowa Career goal: My goal is to design machines that improve people’s lives. Clubs/activities: Theta Chi Fraternity, ISU ITEC Robotics Club, ABE Peer Mentor, Student Innovation Center Lab Technician Favorite place on campus: I enjoy hanging out and talking with …Continue reading “Outstanding senior fall 2019 – Nathaniel Hall”
Michael Peterson Major: Industrial engineering GPA: 3.87 Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa Career goal: To assume an executive position with Procter & Gamble and become an expert in multiple areas of the business. Clubs/activities: Engineering Career Fair executive team, Engineer’s Week committee member, FarmHouse Fraternity, ISU Sports Analytics Club Awards/honors: 2019 Most Innovative Project Award (Boeing’sIndustrial …Continue reading “Outstanding senior fall 2019 – Michael Peterson”
Kyle Jackson Major: Chemical engineering Minor: Biology and Spanish GPA: 3.93 Hometown: Winterset, Iowa Career goal: Emergency medicine physician or a surgeon after graduating from medical school. Clubs/activities: Pre-Medical Club, Chemical engineering Peer Mentor, University Honors Program, SALT Company Awards/honors: Dean’s List, Summa Cum Laude, Erwin and DeLoris Whitney Scholarship in Chemical Engineering, Tau Beta …Continue reading “Outstanding senior fall 2019 – Kyle Jackson”
Kevin Oran Major: Computer engineering and mechanical engineering GPA: 3.73 Hometown: Elkhorn, Nebraska Clubs/activities: Cardinal Space Mining, Triangle Fraternity, ISU Marching Band Awards/honors: Dean’s List, Iowa State University Honors Program, George Washington Carver Scholar, National Merit Finalist, Eagle Scout What is your overall career goal? Complete a master’s degree then work as an engineer on …Continue reading “Outstanding senior fall 2019 – Kevin Oran”