The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) presented the 2020 Sukup Global Food Security award during their virtual meeting this year, July 13-15, to Dirk Maier, a professor in the Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. The award recognizes distinguished contributions to global food security through research, outreach and teaching.
Five faculty and two students in the Iowa State Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering received awards during the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers annual international meeting. The meeting was held virtually this year from July 13-15. Award winners: Adina Howe New Holland Young Researcher Award Howe is an ABE assistant professor and …Continue reading “ABE faculty, students receive ASABE awards”
A new sensory skin developed by a group of researchers is the first scalable monitoring technology capable of automatically detecting, localizing and quantifying fatigue cracks in bridges – something that is nearly impossible for inspectors to see during a routine visual inspection. The team, comprised of civil and mechanical engineers from Iowa State University, The …Continue reading “Sensory “skin” detects cracks in bridges”
Ben Bruns remembers the date like he remembers his anniversary, significant family birthdays and the day in 2020 when he returns for another year of Iowa State football sidelines radio reporting.
The coronavirus pandemic has shut down much of everyday life, but one researcher at Iowa State University continues to work uninterrupted in a laboratory for hours a day, painstakingly watering and measuring plants to study the effects of drought.
As part of the PBS Newshour’s Breakthroughs series, special correspondent Cat Wise visited research labs on campus to learn more about ultra-high performance concrete. Iowa State associate research professor Brent Phares and engineering grad student Quin Rogers discussed UHPC research and what their team has been doing to help make infrastructure safer.