College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

C. G. “Turk” and Joyce A. McEwen Therkildsen receive the ISU Foundation’s prestigious Campanile Award

The ISU Foundation’s Campanile Award was bestowed upon the Therkildsens for their extraordinary, long-time support and inspiring impact on Iowa State University. In September, their $42 million lead gift for the new industrial engineering facility was the largest gift for an academic building in Iowa State University history.

Mechanical engineering senior presents biothreat detection research at Iowa State Capitol

Anthony David, senior in mechanical engineering, will present his undergraduate research at the Research in the Capitol Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 6, 2023. His research, “Fabricating Biosensor Platforms for Real-Time Biothreat Detection,” is one of 20 research projects selected to represent Iowa State and one of six engineering projects to be selected.

Exploring how analytics can help farmers and policymakers achieve financial and environmental sustainability

In their analysis and case study for corn production, professor and C.G. “Turk” and Joyce A. Therkildsen IMSE Department Chair, Sarah Ryan, and recent PH.D. graduate, Görkem Emirhüseyinoğlu, discuss how climate uncertainties and global market volatility can impact annual farm management decisions.