Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for fall 2016 commencement

Twelve seniors will be honored at this semester’s commencement ceremony Catherine Krezowski, a civil engineer from St. Paul, Minnesota, is serving as this semester’s College of Engineering Student Marshal during the fall 2016 commencement ceremony. She will be accompanied by Beth Hartmann, senior lecturer in civil, construction and environmental engineering, as she leads the engineering … Continue reading Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for fall 2016 commencement

Surya Mallapragada

Mallapragada receives induction into National Academy of Inventors

This article was originally published by Fred Love, Iowa State University News Service. Surya Mallapragada, Anson Marston Distinguished Professor and the Carol Vohs Johnson Chair in Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Election to NAI fellow status is a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who … Continue reading Mallapragada receives induction into National Academy of Inventors

Jim Hill

Change Agent: James Hill, Team PrISUm mentor

This story was originally published by University News Service AMES, Iowa – Wade Johanns had the honor of announcing the second-ever Lifetime Achievement Award from the organizers of the American Solar Challenge, a cross-country race for student-designed and student-built solar cars. Johanns has two engineering degrees from Iowa State University and spent years as a … Continue reading Change Agent: James Hill, Team PrISUm mentor

Paper authored by CBE’s Shanks called one of most significant by publication

A document co-authored by Mike and Jean Steffenson Chair and Anson Marston Distinguished Professor in Engineering Dr. Brent Shanks of Iowa State University’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has been selected by peers as one of the most significant to be published in the prominent scientific journal ACS Catalysis. In the June 2016 issue … Continue reading Paper authored by CBE’s Shanks called one of most significant by publication

CBE’s Yue Wu receives chemical engineering honor at conference

Dr. Yue Wu, Herbert L. Stiles Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored at the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting in San Francisco. He was presented with the group’s prestigious Nanoscale Science & Engineering (NSEF) Young Investigator Award. The honor recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research in nanoscience and nanotechnology by … Continue reading CBE’s Yue Wu receives chemical engineering honor at conference

Iowa Energy Center Impact Award for CBE’s Zengyi Shao

Dr. Zengyi Shao, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has received the Iowa Energy Center Impact Award. It was presented as part of the recent Iowa Association for Energy Efficiency Iowa Energy Summit. She was recognized in the category of Bioenergy for her work to make biomass conversion more efficient and … Continue reading Iowa Energy Center Impact Award for CBE’s Zengyi Shao

Engineering student helps rural village improve maize preservation

Rachael Barnes sees first-hand the impact, importance of agriculture in Uganda. For six weeks of her summer, Rachael Barnes, a senior in biological systems engineering, completed a service learning, study abroad program located in Kamuli, Uganda, as part of Iowa State’s Uganda Program. Barnes, who served Jamaican communities on the Greek Alternative Spring Break trip … Continue reading Engineering student helps rural village improve maize preservation

Chemical and Biological Engineering chair Andrew Hillier is recipient of Baxter endowment

Dr. Andrew Hillier has been officially recognized as Reginald R. Baxter Endowed Department Chair. A medallion ceremony led by James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering Sarah Rajala commemorated the honor at the department’s Honors and Awards Banquet. The endowment is made possible by the generosity of Reginald “Barney” Baxter and his wife, … Continue reading Chemical and Biological Engineering chair Andrew Hillier is recipient of Baxter endowment

CBE welcomes new academic adviser Kate Jurgenson

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering welcomes Kate Jurgenson to the staff. She becomes the fourth academic adviser in the department, and will be working with undergraduate students, as enrollment continues to grow. Jurgenson has a background in advising with Iowa State, having worked in that role for Elementary and Early Childhood Education from … Continue reading CBE welcomes new academic adviser Kate Jurgenson