STEM robotics competitions are a motivator to pursue engineering for many students. But for underrepresented students, including females, the economically underprivileged and people of color, this engineering gateway isn’t always accessible.
Author: Kate Tindall
What if all agricultural waste could be bio-based? Researchers at Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering are exploring the viability of creating more bio-based supply chains. The approach could not only inform future agricultural sector decisions, but could be used right now.
In this most recent report from students and faculty working with Engineers Without Borders (EWB), students describe their experience developing water resource systems in Ghana. They also take part in community activities like soccer games, dancing and the celebration of a new birth in Ullo.
In spring 2020, ISU ABE will attain a rare piece of equipment. An off-highway vehicle chassis dynomometer will allow researchers and industry partners to test the all-terrain abilities of anything from a four-wheeler to a combine.
“Bringing people together over good beer,” is a motto for the owners of Limestone Brewers in Osage, Iowa. Hear how an engineering mindset allowed one alum to tap into the craft brewing industry.
Post-harvest loss and food waste are global problems. Now, collaboration going on between Iowa State University’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and outside partners could be the key to solving this world-wide issue.
You may have ridden across it. You’ve probably seen photos of it. Hear how one engineering alum played a role in one of Iowa’s most beloved and popular trails.
A biopolymer using high-oleic soybean oil could soon be replacing petroleum-based products in asphalt. Iowa State University research engineers have good news for soybean growers: a soy oil polymer for asphalt paving.
ISU ABE Professor Matt Helmers weighs in on a pressing question: can Iowa speed up its water conservation efforts? And at what point is it too late to make a change?
An Iowa State University grain quality specialist, Charles Hurburgh says some growers are choosing to leave corn in the fields because the kernels’ moisture content is too high for safe storage.
Students studying industrial technology (ITec) will benefit from a brand new scholarship opportunity recently awarded on campus. ITec students taking Technology Systems Management 240: Introduction to Manufacturing Processes for Metals received the Gene Haas Foundation Manufacturing Scholarship in the amount of $15,000 on Thursday, Nov. 21 during an afternoon laboratory session. Hope Riska and Brent … Continue reading Gene Haas Foundation Manufacturing Scholarship awarded to ISU ABE
Moses Kalyango traveled 8,000 miles to explore solutions to a centuries-old problem to take back to his native Uganda.