Category: Department News

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

Shan Jiang’s solid−solid interface at the Janus particle boundary discoveries on cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Shan Jiang, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, is the corresponding author on a paper featured on the cover of Physical Chemistry Letters. The image on the cover is from the article “Unique Orientation of the Solid−Solid Interface at the Janus Particle Boundary Induced by Ionic Liquids.” The results of this study highlight the … Continue reading Shan Jiang’s solid−solid interface at the Janus particle boundary discoveries on cover of Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Iowa State University to host virtual cybersecurity seminar for Gilman alumni

On December 10 and 11, Iowa State University will host a virtual U.S. Future Leaders Topical Seminar for approximately 50 alumni of the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. The seminar, focusing on cybersecurity, is part of the State Department’s ongoing effort to position Gilman alumni as future American leaders across … Continue reading Iowa State University to host virtual cybersecurity seminar for Gilman alumni

Congratulations to our Fall 2020 graduates!

Congratulations to all of our ECpE Fall 2020 graduates! Iowa State University’s Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremonies will be hosted on https://virtual.graduation.iastate.edu. The pre-recorded celebrations will be available for viewing beginning at 10 a.m. (central time) on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. For more information, plus the engineering video and printable programs, check out ISU College … Continue reading Congratulations to our Fall 2020 graduates!

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Kristen Constant named AAAS Fellow

Kristen Constant, Iowa State’s vice president and chief information officer, a Morrill Professor, the Wilkinson Professor of Interdisciplinary Engineering and former chair of materials science and engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

ECpE’s Que receives NSF award for silicon nanotube research

The innovation and development of advanced nanotube technology has massive potential to affect progress in several research fields. Iowa State University Associate Professor Long Que is one of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty members working on the advancement of this technology. Que is the principal investigator of the project “A Microfabrication … Continue reading ECpE’s Que receives NSF award for silicon nanotube research

Connor Smith named CBE’s Burkhart Award recipient

Connor Smith has been chosen as the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Lawrence E. Burkhart Memorial Award recipient for the fall 2020 commencement. The honor is bestowed upon one graduating senior each semester, named Outstanding Senior Student in Chemical Engineering, with emphasis on scholastic performance. The recipient is selected by department faculty. Burkhart, … Continue reading Connor Smith named CBE’s Burkhart Award recipient

Industrial engineering team bests field at national competition for VR design

A team of Iowa State University industrial engineering students took first place in a national contest which showcased their ingenuity in the time of COVID-19. The Iowa State team bested the field in the Data Analytics and Information Systems division of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Mobile/Web App Competition. The contest recognizes … Continue reading Industrial engineering team bests field at national competition for VR design

Fall 2020 REx/TEx award winners in ME announced

Four mechanical engineering graduate students have received Research Excellence Awards and Teaching Excellence Awards as presented by Iowa State University’s Graduate College: Teaching Excellence Award Parinaz Hafezisefat (Advised by Robert C. Brown) Sai Katamreddy (Advised by Jonghyun “Jong” Lee) Research Excellence Award Kshama Parate (Advised by Jonathan Claussen) Lusi A (Advised by Xianglan Bai) Click … Continue reading Fall 2020 REx/TEx award winners in ME announced

ECpE’s Rover, Jones receive Teaching Innovation Award

Each semester, select faculty members at Iowa State University (ISU) are recognized with a Teaching Innovation Award. Recipients of the spring 2020 round of awards not only had to demonstrate innovation in their curriculum, but also a willingness to go above and beyond during the transition to online coursework. Two department of Electrical and Computer … Continue reading ECpE’s Rover, Jones receive Teaching Innovation Award