College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Rajala reappointed as Engineering dean

Sarah Rajala, James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering at Iowa State University, has been reappointed for another five-year term. During her initial term, Dean Rajala managed the college through a period of unprecedented enrollment growth, increased recruitment of diverse faculty and students, and enhanced the quality of the college’s facilities. She also …Continue reading “Rajala reappointed as Engineering dean”

Magazine honors online learning programs as ‘model of efficiency’

Iowa State University is one of eight colleges and universities recognized by University Business magazine’s Models of Efficiency program, which recognizes innovative approaches for streamlining higher education operations through improvements in technology or business processes. Iowa State was honored for merging the online departments of its College of Engineering and College of Liberal Arts and …Continue reading “Magazine honors online learning programs as ‘model of efficiency’”

Caroline Hayes named mechanical engineering chair

Caroline Hayes has been named the College of Engineering’s next chair of mechanical engineering. She will also hold the positions of professor of mechanical engineering, and Lynn Gleason Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering. Her appointment will begin October 1, 2012. Hayes, a native of Pennsylvania, holds bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. She …Continue reading “Caroline Hayes named mechanical engineering chair”