College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

SafetyScan: Student startup sees the future of workplace safety

“What could be more important than using engineering skills to keep people safer – especially at their jobs?” said Sarah Ng, senior in industrial engineering. “If technology can be used to mitigate risk, that’s what I want to be doing.” Ng is co-founder of SafetyScan with Phillip Gorni, senior in aerospace engineering.

Teaching, research honors for four AerE graduate students

Four graduate students in the Department of Aerospace Engineering have been honored for their work in the spring 2023 semester with Teaching Excellence (TEX) and Research Excellence (REX) Awards from Iowa State University’s Graduate College.

James Burke: Outstanding senior in aerospace engineering

“My most valuable hands-on learning experience was as a part of STELLAR, a team that is working to design the first liquid rocket engine ever designed by students at Iowa State (M:2:i). STELLAR has allowed me to hone my problem-solving skills since we would solve engineering tasks with limited direct instruction, determining the best solutions ourselves.”

Aimar Negrete receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Aimar Negrete, a graduate student in the Department of Aerospace Engineering (AerE) at Iowa State University, has been named to the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP).

Partha Sarkar named recipient of Jack E. Cermak Medal

The Jack E. Cermak Medal, one of the most prestigious honors in the field of wind engineering, has been awarded to Department of Aerospace Engineering Professor Partha P. Sarkar.