Author: Olivia Ruf

EPRC Student Scoop: Nick David

Graduate student Nick David collaborated with many others to develop a solar crate. The Electric Power Research Center (EPRC) at Iowa State University has received a grant from the Iowa Economic Development Authority to develop a solar power crate to be installed at Camp Dodge in Johnston, Iowa. David recently received his Ph.D. in electrical … Continue reading EPRC Student Scoop: Nick David

ECpE engineers publish tribocharge stability research findings in journal

Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) and Microelectronics Research Center (MRC) researchers Myung Gi Ji, Qiang Li, Rana Biswas and Jay Kim recently published the outcomes of their research in Nano Energy, a prestigious journal in the field of nanoscale harvesting, storage and utilization of energy, with its impact factor at … Continue reading ECpE engineers publish tribocharge stability research findings in journal

ECpE’s Zheng and Trajcevski recognized with Harpole-Pentair Professorship

Assistant Professor Zhaoyu Wang received the Harpole-Pentair title in 2017. This year, Wang had the award renewed for an additional year. The Harpole-Pentair Professorship at Iowa State University is awarded to outstanding junior faculty members with less than six years of experience and provides supplemental support and enrichment opportunities to its recipients. The award was … Continue reading ECpE’s Zheng and Trajcevski recognized with Harpole-Pentair Professorship

ECpE’s Daniels and Mina recognized for years of service with Learning Community Awards

Learning communities help students integrate into college life and make long-lasting relationships, not only with their peers but also with faculty, staff and mentors. Learning community awards recognize some of the advisers who help make the Iowa State University learning communities possible. Two Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty members were recognized this … Continue reading ECpE’s Daniels and Mina recognized for years of service with Learning Community Awards

ECpE’s Liang Dong named Northrop Grumman Professor in honor of Fred W. O’Green

Liang Dong from Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) has been named Northrop Grumman Professor. The position has a two-year appointment, ending on Aug. 15, 2022. This professorship serves to support young faculty who exhibit a potential for leadership in electrical or computer engineering research, have a recognized commitment to excellence … Continue reading ECpE’s Liang Dong named Northrop Grumman Professor in honor of Fred W. O’Green

Cardinal Women* in ECpE: Rosalie Vos Tulp, Tina Prouty, Kristin Clague

Cardinal Women* has selected their 2020 team, with three members from the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE). Cardinal Women* is a campus group dedicated to cisgender women, transgender women, nonbinary individuals, those of trans experience, those that identify as genderqueer or queer and many other diverse gender identities. The campus … Continue reading Cardinal Women* in ECpE: Rosalie Vos Tulp, Tina Prouty, Kristin Clague

Two Cyclone engineers receive NSF grant to create a smarter aircraft and spacecraft

Piloting an aircraft is popularly described as hours of boredom punctuated by periods of terror. Similarly, a spacecraft in transit to a distant target remains largely dormant, but for periodic heightened activity required for maintenance and staying on course. Aircraft and spacecraft are complex systems of systems that must seamlessly work together, switching control through … Continue reading Two Cyclone engineers receive NSF grant to create a smarter aircraft and spacecraft

Dubuque Regional Airport renames terminal after ECpE Hall of Fame member Robert L. Martin

The Dubuque Regional Airport is renaming its terminal in honor of Robert L. Martin, World War II combat pilot and member of the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) inaugural Hall of Fame class. The Dubuque Regional Airport Commission voted unanimously to endorse and accept a petition filed to name the … Continue reading Dubuque Regional Airport renames terminal after ECpE Hall of Fame member Robert L. Martin

ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

Cheng Huang, assistant professor with the Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), has received his first major grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) since joining Iowa State in 2018. Throughout his career, Huang has focused on the research and development of various types of power management integrated circuits (PMICs). He … Continue reading ECpE Assistant Professor Cheng Huang receives first major grant from NSF

Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty Reza Zoughi and Mohammad T. Al Qaseer have been awarded the 2020 IEEE Harold A. Wheeler Applications Prize Paper Award for their outstanding work in their academic paper entitled, “A Compact Microwave Camera Based on Chaotic Excitation Synthetic-Aperture Radar (CESAR).” This award is presented … Continue reading Faculty Zoughi and Al Qaseer receive IEEE APS Prize Paper Award

ECpE Academic Adviser Bob Thompson announces retirement

Iowa State University Academic Adviser in Electrical in Computer Engineering (ECpE) Bob Thompson is announcing his retirement after working in the department for six years. Thompson has previously worked with senior portfolio classes, where seniors compile work from throughout their college career, such as from their senior design courses. Thompson also wrote grants to help … Continue reading ECpE Academic Adviser Bob Thompson announces retirement

In Memory: ECpE Associate Professor J. (Joseph) Don Musil

J. (Joseph) Don Musil, who went by Don, former faculty member of Iowa State University‘s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), passed away on April 30, 2020, at the age of 99. Musil attended Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, graduating in three years with a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering. He … Continue reading In Memory: ECpE Associate Professor J. (Joseph) Don Musil

ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council

Each spring, the Iowa State University Engineering Student Council honors outstanding Cyclone Engineering faculty, students and staff at the Student Council Awards. One of this year’s honorees was Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) Associate Professor Goce Trajcevski, who was named Outstanding Engineering Faculty of the Year. Trajcevski came to Iowa State, joining ECpE … Continue reading ECpE’s Goce Trajcevski named Outstanding Faculty of the Year by Engineering Student Council