College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Rollins to receive Eminent Engineers award

Professor Derrick Rollins has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Minority Action Committee (MAC) Eminent Engineers Award presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Rollins, a professor of chemical and biological engineering (CBE), serves as professor-in-charge of community-based recruitment and transition programs for the College of Engineering. To be nominated for the …Continue reading “Rollins to receive Eminent Engineers award”

College diversity fair to feature faculty workshops, keynote speaker

The College of Engineering’s 2nd Annual Diversity Fair, set for October 21, will feature faculty workshops and a prominent keynote speaker: Scott Page, director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan, where he serves as Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Economics and Political Science. This year’s …Continue reading “College diversity fair to feature faculty workshops, keynote speaker”

NASA chief technologist to speak on future of deep space missions

Dr. Robert Braun, NASA chief technologist, will visit Iowa State’s College of Engineering to discuss the future of human space travel. His presentation, part of the T.A. Wilson Lecture series, will be held on October 20 at 11:00 a.m. in the Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall. Through “Investments in Our Future: Exploring Space …Continue reading “NASA chief technologist to speak on future of deep space missions”

ChemE student to speak at national summit of influential women

Meredith Gibson, junior in chemical engineering, will be a guest speaker at the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington, D.C. Gibson said she is eager to speak at the summit and wants to use the opportunity to spread knowledge and excitement to future generations. “I love impacting the youth,” she said. “It’s a very …Continue reading “ChemE student to speak at national summit of influential women”

Engineering students awarded international scholarship

Erica Jensen, a junior in industrial engineering, and Adam Tyler, a junior in civil engineering, have each been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship toward their study abroad experience this fall and spring semesters. The Gilman International Scholarship Program is a highly competitive national study abroad program that offers grants for U.S. …Continue reading “Engineering students awarded international scholarship”