Outstanding ECpE seniors

At the end of every semester, Iowa State University College of Engineering (COE) honors exceptional seniors within each department. Below are the seniors represented from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE). *Full awards article can be found on COE’s news site. Sarah Huber, an electrical engineering major from Bettendorf, Iowa, is very committed to … Continue reading Outstanding ECpE seniors

ECpE women inspired by Grace Hopper Celebration

Twenty Iowa State University students had the opportunity to attend the world’s largest gathering of women technologists in Orlando, Florida, from Oct. 4-6. Students from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE), along with students from the student organizations Digital Women and Electrical, Computer and Software Engineers and Leaders (ECSEL), traveled to the event. … Continue reading ECpE women inspired by Grace Hopper Celebration

Making an early mark on healthcare

Few college freshmen have the opportunity to impact the world’s healthcare needs, but one Iowa State University student was given that chance. Shawn Flanigan became a joint first author on an innovative research paper as an undergraduate student at Iowa State. Beginning the research during his freshman year, the now junior studying mechanical engineering joined … Continue reading Making an early mark on healthcare

Trajcevski on spatial data

Goce Trajcevski, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, is a program committee co-chair of the 25th Association for Computer Machinery SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL 2017) held in Redondo Beach, California, Nov. 7-10. The conference brings together researchers, developers, users … Continue reading Trajcevski on spatial data

Remembering Aziz Fouad

Abdel-Aziz A. Fouad, distinguished professor emeritus of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) at Iowa State University, passed away at the age of 89 on Oct. 21, 2017. Aziz was a pioneer in the electrical engineering field of power systems dynamics and stability, most notably in his visionary contributions to academic research, teaching … Continue reading Remembering Aziz Fouad

The new engineering education

Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) department knows there is more to these subjects than just equations and code. Postdoctoral researcher Nick Fila is on a mission to prove the depth of electrical and computer engineering through new learning experiences. Fila was hired as the post-doc for Iowa State’s Reinventing the Instructional and … Continue reading The new engineering education

Cyclone Engineers honored at Homecoming alumni awards ceremony

Nine Cyclone Engineers received top alumni awards at the Iowa State University Alumni Association 2017 Honors and Awards Ceremony. ANSON MARSTON MEDAL by the College of Engineering Dr. James L. Melsa, electrical engineering ‘60, Naperville, Ill. James L. Melsa, dean emeritus of the ISU College of Engineering, is a distinguished scholar, an award-winning educator, and a visionary corporate … Continue reading Cyclone Engineers honored at Homecoming alumni awards ceremony

Melsa awarded Anson Marston Medal by ISU College of Engineering

James L. Melsa, alumnus of Iowa State University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department (ECpE) and Dean Emeritus of Iowa State’s College of Engineering, was awarded the Anson Marston Medal at the ISU Honors and Awards Ceremony, held during Homecoming week. The medal, named in honor of Anson Marston, former professor of civil engineering and dean … Continue reading Melsa awarded Anson Marston Medal by ISU College of Engineering

Four ECpE students race across the Outback

Photos and field reporting by Nick Fetty, Mechanical Engineering Communications Specialist. Four students with the of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) traveled across the Australian Outback with Team PrISUm in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge was a 3021-kilometer biennial race that began in Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory … Continue reading Four ECpE students race across the Outback

Father-son ISU alumni spend careers pioneering technology

Whenever you click the volume up and down on your earbuds, you can thank two Iowa State University Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) father-son alumni for creating that technology. Wendell Sander and son Brian Sander worked together at Apple Inc. on this earbuds project when Brian was vice president and Wendell, his father, worked for … Continue reading Father-son ISU alumni spend careers pioneering technology

Iowa State engineers help Black Sea countries fight cybersecurity threats

Iowa State University cybersecurity researchers recently presented two days of demonstrations and case studies to help four Black Sea countries fight off cyberattacks. Some 230,000 people in one of those countries — Ukraine — were left without electricity in December 2015 after a cyberattack took down dozens of power substations. The demonstrations at Iowa State … Continue reading Iowa State engineers help Black Sea countries fight cybersecurity threats

ECpE faculty honored at college convocation

Two Iowa State University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECpE) faculty were recognized on Sept. 7 at the 2017 College of Engineering (COE) Convocation. Professor David C. Jiles and Assistant Professor Meng Lu received awards for their accomplishments within the department. Anson Marston Distinguished Professor Jiles received the titles of Palmer Professor in Electrical … Continue reading ECpE faculty honored at college convocation