The comment, “So, tell me about your research!” will be easier to field for CBE’s graduate students who took part in this year’s Perfect Pitch competition. The students once again faced a 90-second time limit (with the aid of one PowerPoint slide) in presenting an “elevator speech” of what their research is all about.
Laura Brooks Maxwell (’89 industrial engineering) is a recipient of a 2022 Professional Citation in Engineering. The PACE award recognizes alumni for significant career accomplishments.
Chris Ellison (’00 chemical engineering) is a 2022 recipient of the Professional Citation in Engineering. The PACE award recognizes alumni for significant career accomplishments.
Samarjit Das (’10 PhD electrical engineering) is the 2022 recipient of Cyclone Engineering’s Young Alumni Award.
Mark Lashier (’85, PhD ’89 chemical engineering) is a 2022 Anson Marston Medal recipient. The Marston Medal is the college’s highest alumni honor.
Max Porter (’65 civil engineering, MS ’68, PhD 74 structural engineering) is a 2022 Anson Marston Medal recipient. The Marston Medal is the college’s highest alumni honor.
One of only twelve awardees at Iowa State University, and housed in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, microbiology student Grace Carey received the $10,000 prestigious Brown Graduate Fellowship. Carey’s path to where she is today, a third-year, successful doctoral student, was a hard-earned path paved with her drive for environmental justice and passion for sustainable agriculture.
The Burg-Colman Iowa State ‘77 Fellowship was created in 2021 to award students who are studying an advanced degree in civil engineering. Caleb Stevenson, a senior studying Civil Engineering at Iowa State University, will become the first-ever recipient of this fellowship.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering took the 2022 ASABE Annual International Meeting by storm this summer, bringing home several awards, accomplishments and successes in a large variety of areas of the conference.
Recognizing College of Engineering faculty and staff award winners, new named faculty positions, and patents received.
Todd Kingston, assistant professor in mechanical engineering (ME), has been named a Building a World of Difference Faculty Fellow in Engineering.
Qing Li, assistant professor in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE), has been named a Building a World of Difference Faculty Fellow in Engineering.
Beena Ajmera, an assistant professor at Iowa State University’s Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering (CCEE), was surprised and honored when she learned she had been selected to receive the Early-Career Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award from the Engineering Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
The Iowa State University Power Pullers Club came in 4th overall at the International ¼ Scale Tractor Student Design Competition.
Postdocs Jungkuk Lee and Susheel Kumar Nethi of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) have been awarded Postdoctoral Scholar Excellence Awards from the Graduate College of Iowa State University.