Two Iowa State research groups are combining their expertise to change stem cells for nerve regrowth. The groups — led by Jonathan Claussen of mechanical engineering and Surya Mallapragada of chemical and biological engineering — just published their findings in the scientific journal Advanced Healthcare Materials. To read the full post by Mike Krapfl, click … Continue reading Iowa State researchers use graphene, electricity to change stem cells for nerve regrowth
Halil Ceylan and a group of Iowa State engineers are testing heated pavement technologies at the Des Moines International Airport. They’ve installed two test slabs of electrically conductive concrete. And so far this winter, the special pavement has effectively cleared ice and snow. The research is supported by the Federal Aviation Administration’s Center of Excellence … Continue reading Iowa State engineers test heated pavement technology at Des Moines International Airport
Iowa State traffic researchers are developing technology that will take the huge amounts of data collected by the Iowa Department of Transportation, sort through it all and identify problems. The goal is early detection of traffic incidents and better traffic management. That would improve safety and mobility on Iowa’s roads and highways. To read the … Continue reading ISU researchers work to develop a better system to manage traffic incidents
One Iowa State alum has turned his passions for mechanical engineering and helping people into a career. Wesley Meier (BSME’08) took his degree and went on to be the co-founder and CEO of Emerging Opportunities for Sustainability, or EOS International. Along with fellow ME classmates Chris Deal, Greg McGrath and Lee Beck, Meier set off to … Continue reading ME alum’s company focuses on sustainability, helping people
Greg Casey (MBA, ECE) now serves on the Board of Directors for Peripheral Component Interconnect Special Interest Group (PCI-SIG). Casey works as a Senior Architect and Strategist in the Server CTO team of Dell/EMC. He has worked with technologies such as T11 Fiber Channel Technical, IEFT Task Force, and GenZ. To read more about Casey, visit … Continue reading ECE alumnus Greg Casey now a board member of the PCI-SIG
The College of Engineering’s associate dean for academic affairs and mechanical engineering professor Sriram Sundararajan will give a seminar to scientists and engineers alike at this year’s annual AAAS meeting this month in Boston. The meeting is themed “Serving Society through Science Policy”, and Sundararajan will speak out about how Iowa State’s researchers learn not only things … Continue reading Sriram Sundararajan to present at American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting
This spring, demolition of the Nuclear Engineering lab and two older parts of Sweeney hall will make room for the new Student Innovation Center, which will be located north of Hoover Hall. In addition to classrooms, this will be a multidisciplinary place for student collaboration, featuring meeting rooms, workspace, seating areas, a café and more. To … Continue reading Student Innovation Center coming soon
IMSE student shows how the two seemingly different activities go hand in hand Comparing marching band to engineering may seem like comparing apples to oranges, but Joseph Schneider, senior in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering and second-year drum major of the Iowa State University Cyclone Football “Varsity” Marching Band, tells us otherwise. In fact, he … Continue reading Engineering makes an impact everywhere, even in marching band
The annual celebration offers students leadership positions, volunteer opportunities and a variety of fun activities February 19-24 will be a week of networking, entertainment and outreach for the College of Engineering, and for a group of engineering students, it will be the culmination of hours of planning and hard work. Engineers’ Week is an … Continue reading A look at Engineers’ Week 2017
Civil engineering alumni David Fitzwater (B.S.’83) is welcomed as the new senior project manager for RailPros Field Services Inc. Railpros provides design and engineering services for infrastructure related to railroad facilities. Fitzwater is bringing more than 30 years of experience in engineering and management to his new position. Click here to read the full story from … Continue reading David Fitzwater is new senior project manager for RailPros
Iowa State alumna Gayle Roberts is now the Vice Chair of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). Roberts recently entered the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Hall of Fame here at Iowa State and is scheduled to be officially honored this spring.
Lie Tang, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, is working with scientists to improve crop resiliency using robots called PhenoBots. These robots collect data about plants as they grow in specific environments. With this data, the team can learn more about plant genes, environments for crops and ultimately a way to provide food to the world’s … Continue reading Lie Tang utilizes plant-measuring robots to improve crop health
Civil engineering alumnus Andrew Smith (B.S.’93) works for WHKS & Co., an engineering, planning and land surveying company, as a municipal project manager. Smith is involved in planning and designing things from streets and roadways, to water and waste management systems. To read the full story by Tom Thoma of the Globe Gazette, click here.
Scott Brown (B.S. aerospace engineering ’96) is the vice president of product and engineering at Zipnosis, a virtual care platform and health-technology firm. Brown is involved in developing new products, introducing them to the market and continuing to improve virtual care to help practitioners and patients alike, and to boost Zipnosis’ customers and sales organization. Zipnosis … Continue reading Aerospace engineering alumni Scott Brown works to improve virtual healthcare technology
The Exploratory Research Projects program at Iowa State’s College of Engineering is supporting faculty members as they gather preliminary data for high-risk, high-impact, novel research ideas. This spring, seven projects will receive grants to explore new research areas: Vikram Dalal, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor and Whitney Professor of electrical and computer engineering, “Novel material for efficient … Continue reading College inspires innovation