Author: Kristin Clague

In Memory: Distinguished Professor Pat Thiel

The obituary for Patricia Theil is found here. The Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) is very sad to share that Distinguished Professor Patricia “Pat” Thiel passed away on Sept. 7, 2020. Thiel, a distinguished professor with ISU’s Department of Chemistry and MSE, as well as a faculty scientist with Ames … Continue reading In Memory: Distinguished Professor Pat Thiel

In Memory: Former ECpE Department Chair Julius “J.O.” Kopplin

The following is taken from Kopplin’s obituary, with comments from the ECpE Department added below.   Julius “J.O.” Kopplin, former department chair of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was a much loved son, husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, whose quiet strength, inquisitive mind, humor, work ethic, and abiding faith made him … Continue reading In Memory: Former ECpE Department Chair Julius “J.O.” Kopplin

In Memory: ECpE Distinguished Professor Emeritus Robert Grover Brown

The following information is from the obituary for Robert Grover Brown. Robert Grover Brown (“Grover”) passed away peacefully on Aug. 10, 2020, at 94 years old. Brown was born on April 25, 1926, in Shenandoah, Iowa, to Grover Whitney and Irene (Frink) Brown. He graduated from Shenandoah High School in 1944 and immediately enlisted in … Continue reading In Memory: ECpE Distinguished Professor Emeritus Robert Grover Brown

Iowa State University and partners selected as a finalist for major National Science Foundation research grant focused on rural broadband

For more information contact: Hongwei Zhang, ISU College of Engineering, hongwei@iastate.edu Mike Krapfl, ISU news services, mkrapfl@iastate.edu   AMES, IA – The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and a consortium of 35 leading wireless companies and associations, has announced that a research project led by Iowa State … Continue reading Iowa State University and partners selected as a finalist for major National Science Foundation research grant focused on rural broadband

Iowa State University named exemplary program for diversifying engineering education

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has named Iowa State University a top institution for diversifying engineering education based on admissions policies, practices and processes. According to a press release from the organization, NAE received nominations from accredited four-year undergraduate schools with engineering or engineering technology programs. The submissions were reviewed by an NAE-appointed committee … Continue reading Iowa State University named exemplary program for diversifying engineering education