This story originally appeared on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences page. For more information, contact Elaine Watkins-Miller, Iowa State University Foundation, 515-294-1005, firstname.lastname@example.org AMES, Iowa – The Iowa State University Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering held a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 5 for a new testing facility that will house state-of-the-art equipment, help prepare students in … Continue reading Iowa State University Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for Facility to House State-of-the-art Equipment with Support from Danfoss Power Solutions
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This short story was originally published by CALS Online, the newsletter for faculty and staff in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, published by email every Monday. Manjit Misra, director of the Seed Science Center, commissioned a documentary film to inspire and engage the youth who will be tomorrow’s agricultural leaders, … Continue reading Seed Science Center Documentary to Debut at World Food Prize
Matt Darr, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, has been named administrative leader of Iowa State University’s BioCentury Research Farm and Precision Agriculture and Industry Partnership Fellow.
Iowa State graduate assistant Quin Schultz was recently selected to participate in the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food Summer School. At the summer school, 40 master’s students, doctoral candidates, postdoctoral scholars and industrial professionals from various academic disciplines, came together to bring their ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life. … Continue reading ABE grad student invited to European food technology conference
Charles E. Sukup, an Iowa State University agricultural engineering alumnus, was inducted into the National Academy of Engineering on Sept. 30 at the NAE’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. He is one of 83 new members and 16 foreign members elected in 2018. There are currently 2,293 members of the NAE. Election into the NAE … Continue reading ABE alumnus, Charles Sukup, inducted into National Academy of Engineering
Meet young alum Pamela Rodriguez (’16 indust tech), who is now a production supervisor at Cargill in Mason City, Iowa.
This story was originally written by Steven Bell, senior lecturer in the agricultural and biosystems engineering (ABE) department at Iowa State University. On Sept. 21, Iowa State University’s Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department (ISU ABE) hosted the 2018 Startup Factory Prototyping and Manufacturing forum. The forum is an offering within the ISU Startup … Continue reading ABE hosts the ISU EDIR – 2018 Startup Factory Prototyping & Manufacturing forum
Matt Helmers, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, has been named director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center. The center funds research by scientists at Iowa State, the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa to address nitrogen and phosphorus nutrient losses to surface waters.
Fifteen College of Engineering faculty and staff received the highest Iowa State University honors at the annual awards ceremony on Friday, Sept. 14.
Publons recently recognized Iowa State Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Professor Jacek Koziel for his ongoing work in the field of peer reviews. Publons, a distinguished peer-review source, celebrated the #SentinelsofScience with the 2018 Global Peer-Review Awards. Koziel was named as a top reviewer for environment/ecology and a top reviewer for chemistry. The Publons Top Reviewer … Continue reading ABE professor recognized for peer-review work
At the 2018 Convocation on Sept. 13, James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering Sarah Rajala recognized engineering faculty and staff for excellence in teaching, research, extension and student experience.
A National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team led by an industrial engineering faculty member will combine elements of engineering with agriculture, economics and sociology to prepare research-based graduate students for an array of career paths. Sarah Ryan, Joseph Walkup Professor in industrial engineering (IE), will serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) … Continue reading NSF grant aims to train research-based graduate students for various career paths
Charles Hurburgh, a professor in the agricultural and biosystems engineering department, was recently awarded the Stanley Watson Award. Established in 2001, the Stanley Watson Award is named in honor of an early corn wet-milling pioneer who started his research at the United States Department of Agricultural (USDA) during the early 1940s. The award will be … Continue reading ABE professor wins award for contributions to grain processing
Cyclone Engineers are part of a $5 million, five-year U.S. Department of Agriculture project to develop new data-driven irrigation systems that the encourage use of alternatives to fresh water while protecting crop health.