ABE’s Steve Mickelson and Ardith Maney, along with the Rector of the Georgian Technical University, Archil Prangishvili and Dr. Lali Gogeliani, met on July 31, 2018 with the Minister of Education and Science, Mikheil Chkhenkeli, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The purpose of the meeting was to brief Minister Chkhenkeli on the joint activities of Georgian Technical … Continue reading ABE collaborates with Georgian Technical University
Category: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Amy Kaleita, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, is part of a team that received a grant to study how well the perennial grass miscanthus performs in low-lying areas of agricultural fields that are prone to flooding. The research has the potential to identify more efficient uses of such land while also providing environmental benefits.
University Professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering Steve Freeman will continue to serve as faculty adviser to the president. His half-time, three-year appointment took effect July 1.
Jacek A. Koziel, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, has been named by Waste Management journal as a top reviewer of 2017.
Jacek Koziel, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, was recently granted the “Medal for Merit” in the area of Life Sciences from the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences (WUELS) in Poland.
Seven Cyclone Engineers received national and division awards from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) recognizing their excellence in engineering teaching and research in engineering education.
Researchers from Iowa State University are working with a number of other firms to explore the applications and uses of bioadvantaged polymers. The research initiative comes with the shift of previously using petroleum-based polymers to using biopolymers. These biopolymers are able to be partially produced with renewable resources. The team at Iowa State is working … Continue reading New Iowa State biopolymer processing facility to help research initiative
Joshua Jacobsen (indust tech ’05) has been recognized by The American Society of Safety Professionals and Holmes Murphy as the 2017 Region V Safety Professional of the Year.
A team of engineers from Iowa State brought home multiple awards in the International ¼ Scale Tractor Student Design Competition that took place in Peoria, Illinois earlier this month. The ABE Cyclone Power Pullers took home first place awards for Best Appearance, Manufacturability, Innovation, Written Design Report and the Maneuverability categories. The team also won a $500 prize for taking fifth in the overall competition.
ABE undergraduate student Donovan Wildman earned a prestigious summer position as an ISU Water Resources intern with the Water Rocks! and Iowa Learning Farms programs: http://www.westbranchtimes.com/article.php?id=14876
ABE graduate student Mike Sserunjogi was part of a team of three ISU students who won the worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge based upon their proposal to increase the shelf life of cassava in Africa, where this staple food typically rots within three days of the original harvest. From the story: “The competition helped me understand my … Continue reading ABE graduate student Sserunjogi on ISU winning team at Worldwide 2018 Food Solutions Challenge