ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Aditya Ramamoorthy gave a keynote talk at the 2018 Australian Communication Theory Workshop at the University of Newcastle Jan. 31 to Feb. 2, 2018. This workshop, held annually, brings together Australian researchers in the areas of telecommunications, signal processing, coding and information theory. The workshop featured three keynote talks, one of … Continue reading ECpE’s Ramamoorthy delivers keynote talk at Australian Communication Theory Workshop

Ramirez joins ABE faculty

Brett Ramirez is no stranger to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering. On January 1, 2018, Brett Ramirez joined the faculty in ABE as an assistant professor. He earned his doctorate one semester earlier at Iowa State University under the guidance of Dr. Steve Hoff. Ramirez has a research and extension appointment which allows … Continue reading Ramirez joins ABE faculty

Hongwei Xin receives ASABE McCormick Case Gold Medal

Hongwei Xin has been selected to receive the 2018 Cyrus Hall McCormick-Jerome Increase Case Gold Medal Award given by the American Society for Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE). This award was established in 1932 and recognizes “exceptional and meritorious engineering achievement in agriculture.” The award is sponsored by CNH Global. Xin will be presented the award … Continue reading Hongwei Xin receives ASABE McCormick Case Gold Medal

Manjit Misra receives ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award

Manjit Misra, Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Director of the Seed Science Center, was awarded the 2018 ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award. Established in 2015 by Charles Sukup, President of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, Iowa, this endowed award recognizes the enhancement of food security by innovative engineering or the … Continue reading Manjit Misra receives ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award

National Academy of Engineering election for aerospace engineering grad Dennis Muilenburg

Dennis A. Muilenburg, an aerospace engineering graduate of Iowa State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is one of three Iowa State University College of Engineering alumni who are part of the current class elected to the Academy. Muilenburg is the chairman of the board, president and chief executive … Continue reading National Academy of Engineering election for aerospace engineering grad Dennis Muilenburg

ABE alumnus, Charles Sukup, elected into the National Academy of Engineering

Charles E. Sukup, an Iowa State University agricultural engineering alumnus, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is one of 83 new members and 16 foreign members elected February 7, 2018. There are currently 2,293 members of the NAE. Election into the NAE is considered the highest professional distinction accorded an … Continue reading ABE alumnus, Charles Sukup, elected into the National Academy of Engineering

ISU chemical engineering alum Mark Saltzman is National Academy of Engineering electee

W. Mark Saltzman, a chemical engineering graduate of Iowa State University, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). He is one of three Iowa State University College of Engineering alumni who are part of the current class elected the Academy. Saltzman, who is the Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemical … Continue reading ISU chemical engineering alum Mark Saltzman is National Academy of Engineering electee

Chopra receives Warner Award

Kritika Chopra, a junior in industrial technology, has been selected as the winner of the Epsilon Pi Tau 2018 Warner Undergraduate Research Award. Chopra will be receiving a certificate and award check in the amount of $500 at the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) conference on April 14, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  Chopra … Continue reading Chopra receives Warner Award

Iowa State NSBE members making national impact: Ahmad Shehata

Iowa State’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers allows students to contribute to the mission “to increase the number of culturally responsible Black Engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.” And Iowa State NSBE members are taking that mission to new levels. Ahmad Shehata, senior in mechanical engineering, is Technical Outreach and Community Help (TORCH) chair for NSBE’s Region V that includes 53 universities in the central United States.

Whitney Global Initiatives Program will aid CBE; Oviedo, Spain Summer Lab is first to benefit

With an eye toward developing international experiences and a desire to increase “thinking globally,” a new gift to the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) from a CBE alumni will significantly impact CBE students by enhancing opportunities for international awareness. The Hershel B. Whitney Charitable Trust has provided funding for the Hershel B. Whitney … Continue reading Whitney Global Initiatives Program will aid CBE; Oviedo, Spain Summer Lab is first to benefit

“Freedom in the air meant freedom on the ground:” Pioneer aviator James Banning’s story presented in AerE production

“The Flying Hobos” made a safe, and very happy, landing in the Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium in Howe Hall February 9 – and took a delighted audience back to 1932 in an interactive dramatic production saluting pioneer aviator James H. Banning and his co-pilot Thomas Cox Allen, who became the first African Americans to … Continue reading “Freedom in the air meant freedom on the ground:” Pioneer aviator James Banning’s story presented in AerE production

Honoring Roy Zingg

Roy James Zingg, alumnus and former professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, died Jan. 30, 2018, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames, Iowa, at the age of 86. Zingg was born on Sept. 12, 1931, to Emil and Martha (Biekert) Zingg in Charles City, Iowa. Upon … Continue reading Honoring Roy Zingg