A video produced by an Iowa State University research team was awarded first place for the Inaugural Flow Visualization Competition and Prize at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fluids Engineering Division (FED) summer meeting last week in Hawaii. The research team was led by ME Bergles Professor Ted Heindel along with graduate students Julie … Continue reading Iowa State-produced video takes 1st place prize at ASME Fluids Engineering Division summer meeting
ME alum Subra Suresh has been named president of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore. Suresh (MSME’79) most recently served as president of Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh and before that served as director of the National Science Foundation. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, in First Class with … Continue reading ME alum named president of Nanyang Technological University
An Iowa State mechanical engineering alum has been named to the board of directors for a Utah-based winter sports membership association. Peter LaBore (BSME’97) was appointed to Ski Utah’s Board of Directors on July 1st. He still serve a three-year term set to expire on June 30, 2020. According to its website, “Ski Utah is … Continue reading ME alum named to Board of Directors for Ski Utah
An Iowa State mechanical engineering alum has been named general manager of an Iowa utility company. The Cedar Falls Utilities Board of Trustees selected Steve Bernard (BSME’85) as the company’s next general manager during their June meeting. The Cedar Falls-native will take over the post on January 1, 2018, replacing Jim Krieg who has served … Continue reading ME alum named general manager of Cedar Falls Utilities
Cyclone Racing’s Formula Team took a fourth place overall finish at the Formula SAE Lincoln race last week in Lincoln, Neb. The Iowa State team competed against 77 other registered teams and finished just 3.1 (out of a total 1000) points behind the third-place team. Iowa State’s team also finished 4th in Endurance, 6th in … Continue reading Cyclone Racing takes 4th place overall at FSAE Lincoln
Mechanical engineering sophomore Chase Allen was recently featured in an article published by his hometown newspaper, the Springfield News-Leader. In the article, Allen – a 6-foot-6, 230-pound tight end – discusses a rash of illnesses and injuries that hampered his freshman season and forced him to redshirt. He also discusses his ME studies, where he … Continue reading Cyclone tight end discusses ME studies in hometown newspaper article
Robert Brown, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering and director of the Bioeconomy Institute, are part of a “New Carbon Economy” consortium launched by the Center for Carbon Removal in partnership with several research institutions. The initiative has the goal of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and converting it into valuable products and services.
One Iowa State alum is taking the skills he learned in the mechanical engineering curriculum and applying them to his restaurant. Last month, Lu Li and his wife Shuyu Wang opened Grandpa Noodle Gallery, 926 S. 16th St., on Ames’ east side. Li first came to Ames in 2008 to study at Iowa State and said … Continue reading Alum applies ME skills to owning, operating his restaurant