Iowa State ECpE students chosen to present at national undergraduate research conference

For only the second year ever, Iowa State University students will present their research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research. NCUR, held April 4-7 at the University of Central Oklahoma, brings together about 4,000 students from across the nation to present their scholarship and creative research in their disciplines. This year, 51 ISU students, … Continue reading Iowa State ECpE students chosen to present at national undergraduate research conference

Women’s History Month: Melissa Hernandez: Cracking the academic code

Most days, you can find Iowa State University software engineering sophomore Melissa Hernandez near her laptop working out a coding problem. Her professors describe her as hardworking and dedicated to her studies. However, Melissa admits she wasn’t always so confident in her schoolwork. “Last semester, all my grades were good, which was a huge turning … Continue reading Women’s History Month: Melissa Hernandez: Cracking the academic code

ECpE moves up in U.S. Engineering School Rankings

Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department is making strides, moving up in the U.S. News 2018 Best Engineering Schools Rankings. The department is on its way to having its electrical engineering (EE) and computer engineering (CE) programs ranked among the top 25 programs in the nation, a goal Professor and Palmer Department Chair … Continue reading ECpE moves up in U.S. Engineering School Rankings

Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Women’s History Month with a series highlighting alumnae, faculty and students. This is the second in a multi-part series. Click here for more Women’s History Month coverage. Anita Woodroffe grew up near Denmark, Iowa, where her parents had a sawmill business for over 50 years and … Continue reading Women’s History Month: ECpE alumna Anita Woodroffe

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Victory Omole, ECpE undergraduate student Victory Omole knew he wanted to attend Iowa State University from the moment he visited campus. It was the only university … Continue reading Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Student Victory Omole

Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students

Iowa State’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is celebrating Black History Month with a series highlighting alumni, faculty and students. Click here for more Black History Month coverage. Nichelle’Le Carrington, ECpE graduate student From a young age, Nichelle’Le Carrington’s parents were adamant she and her three older siblings obtain at least one college degree. … Continue reading Black History Month: Exceptional ECpE Students

ECpE professor wins USDA award

Liang Dong, associate professor of Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering department, was part of the team that recently won a $472,363 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) award for the project titled, “Miniature, Low-Cost, Field Deployable Sensor To Advance High-Phenotyping For Water Use Dynamics.” Dong works with Project Director Michael Castellano,  Iowa State associate … Continue reading ECpE professor wins USDA award

ISU named finalist for best cybersecurity program

ShieldX Networks (ShieldX) named Iowa State University a finalist in the 2018 SC Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program in the Professional Award category for its innovative use of the ShieldX APEIRO cloud security platform. The SC Awards are recognized as the industry gold standard of accomplishment for cybersecurity professionals, products and services. Iowa … Continue reading ISU named finalist for best cybersecurity program

ECpE graduate students compete in thesis event

Graduate students from Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department competed in the Graduate College’s Three-Minute Thesis  (3MT) event on Nov. 6, 2017. These students volunteered to share their research in a compelling way in language understandable to those from outside of their disciplines, and they were restricted to three minutes and one … Continue reading ECpE graduate students compete in thesis event

In memory of Richard Stanley

Richard H. Stanley died Nov. 17, 2017, at University Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. He was an alum of the Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and recipient of the Iowa State College of Engineering Anson Marston medal and namesake of the Stanley Chair in Interdisciplinary Engineering. The Stanley Chair was established to … Continue reading In memory of Richard Stanley

Ph.D. student wins “Best Dissertation” at IEEE International Test Conference

Doctoral candidate at Iowa State University’s Electrical Computer Engineering Department (ECpE), Yuming Zhuang, won the award “Best Dissertation” at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Test Conference (ITC). ITC is the world’s premier conference dedicated to the electronic test of devices, boards and systems, covering the complete cycle from design verification, test, … Continue reading Ph.D. student wins “Best Dissertation” at IEEE International Test Conference

Outstanding ECpE seniors

At the end of every semester, Iowa State University College of Engineering (COE) honors exceptional seniors within each department. Below are the seniors represented from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE). *Full awards article can be found on COE’s news site. Sarah Huber, an electrical engineering major from Bettendorf, Iowa, is very committed to … Continue reading Outstanding ECpE seniors